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Coledale home intrusion

A MAN will appear in court next year after the aggravated break and enter of a Coledale home today. The man entered a home in Squires Crescent at Coledale through the rear door about 1.30am on Wednesday. The man removed several items from the home, and after taking a knife, entered the bedroom of the … Continue reading

Clean up the north this Sunday

Got a spare hour or two this weekend? Come and lend a hand to help clean up Wollongong’s northern suburbs as part of Clean Up Australia Day. This Sunday, March 4, marks the annual event, and this year is the 28th year it’s been held in Wollongong. In 2018 community efforts will focus on waterways, roadsides, … Continue reading

ANZAC Dawn Services 2016

Sunday April 24. Wollongong 6.30pm, Flagstaff Hill, Wollongong – Vietnam Veterans Memorial. Monday April 25 – ANZAC Day. Helensburgh: Dawn service at Charles Harper Memorial Park, 5.45am. Breakfast at Helensburgh Tradies or The Cenetannial Hotel. Coledale: Meet at Coledale Newsgagency 5.50am for march to Coledale RSL Club abd Cenotaph. Service at 6am, followed by breafast … Continue reading

‘Forgotten’ Bulli memorial needs restoration

By MICK ROBERTS. ON the eve of ANZAC Day commemorations, Bulli’s historic World War I cenotaph at Slacky Flat is in desperate need of restoration. The neglected monument is surrounded by concrete piping and other building materials as part of works associated with the construction of a residential estate on the old Bulli Brickworks site. … Continue reading

Beaches open this weekend

LIFEGUARD amenities at Coledale, Sandon Point and Towradgi have been upgraded as beach goers prepare for the start of the 2013-2014 swim season this Saturday. Wollongong City Council lifeguards will be patrolling the 17 beaches between Stanwell Park and Windang from Monday to Saturday, with volunteer Surf Lifesavers patrolling on Sundays and public holidays. Patrols … Continue reading

Coledale train victim remains in critical condition

THE 24-year-old Berkeley man hit by a goods train at Coledale Railway Station about 1.30am on Sunday remains in intensive care with critical brain injuries. It is believed the man was sitting with his legs dangling over the platform edge and his head slumped forward when the train hit him and dragged him about 20m. … Continue reading

Coledale search fails to find girls

POLICE have searched Coledale Beach following reports that two girls may have gone missing after entering the water. Shortly before 12.30am today Wollongong police attended Coledale Beach following reports that two girls may be missing. Police were informed by witnesses that two girls, about 16 years of age, went into the water about 12.10am. The … Continue reading

New faces join Northern Illawarra Chamber of Commerce

By  NICC media officer Quentin Field. THE Northern Illawarra Chamber of Commerce (NICC) approaches the busy end of year with fresh vigour as some new faces join the executive committee. Re-elected as president Pauline Lacelles-Smith (Otford Pantry) is joined by Greg Watts of Helensburgh Post Office as vice-president. “I am delighted to be re-elected president … Continue reading

Police renew call for missing Coledale man

National Missing Persons Week’s theme this year is ‘youth’ and the prevention of young people from going missing. This week police are asking people to ‘Take the time to let somebody know,’ to highlight the importance of young people, as well as the broader community, to let somebody know where you are and when you … Continue reading

Dawn services mark ANZAC Day in the north

THE Northern Illawarra’s RSL sub branches will hold memorial services to mark the 97th anniversary of ANZAC Day on Wednesday April, 25. The following services will be held: * Wollongong Cenotaph, Dawn Service, McCabe Park (forming outside City Diggers). 4.45am, For more information call: 4225 9818. * Austinmer RSL sub-branch March and Dawn Service, march … Continue reading

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