Fairy Meadow Beach

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Women take part in Bondi Lifeguard Challenge for the first time

TWO women who keep a watchful eye on swimmers at northern suburbs beaches will be amongst eight professional lifeguards from Wollongong taking part in a prestigious challenge at Bondi Beach tomorrow evening (Wednesday). Competitors statewide from local government areas offering lifeguard services will be taking part in Bondi Lifeguard Challenge, which has been going for … Continue reading

Man accused of Cheryl Grimmer murder released after evidence ‘inadmissible’

THE trial of a man accused of murdering toddler, Cheryl Grimmer almost 50 years ago will not proceed after a judge ruled that his 1971 police interview was not admissible. Cheryl vanished from outside a Fairy Meadow beach shower block on January 12 in 1970 while with her mother and three older brothers. The former … Continue reading

Cheryl Grimmer development

FRESH information has led to a new development in a 46-year mystery of the kidnapping and suspected murder of three-year-old, Cheryl Grimmer. The toddler was abducted outside the change-rooms of Fairy Meadow Beach on 12 January 1970, and despite decades of determined investigation, she has never been found. Now, almost 50 years later, detectives have … Continue reading

Aerial attack on dune weeds

THE Illawarra District Noxious Weeds Authority is working with Wollongong City Council and Sydney Water to conduct aerial spraying at Puckeys Estate, Fairy Meadow, to reduce the invasive noxious weed, Bitou Bush. Bitou Bush is a declared Noxious Weed throughout all coastal local government areas in NSW. It is overtaking remnant coastal vegetation in these … Continue reading

Renewed appeal on 1970 Grimmer disappearance

IT has been more than 42 years since Cheryl Grimmer was snatched by an unknown man from Fairy Meadow Beach. Police are renewing their appeal for information into the 1970 kidnapping of the Wollongong toddler as the NSW Government announces a $100,000 reward for information on the disappearance. Cheryl was kidnapped from outside the change … Continue reading

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