Fairy Meadow

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New pop-up Covid testing site at Slacky Flat with updated venue health advice

NSW Health has updated its advice for people who attended two previously announced venues at Bulli and Austinmer. As reported Sunday, a confirmed case of COVID-19 visited these venues after they were released from hotel quarantine and before they were notified of a positive result from their day-16 test. Anyone who was in the beer … Continue reading

Northern suburbs’ venue alert after returned traveller tests positive to COVID

A NUMBER of venues in Wollongong’s north, including at Austinmer, Thirroul, Bulli and Corrimal, have been placed on a venue alert after a returned overseas traveller tested positive to COVID-19. NSW Health is carrying out precautionary public health follow-up in relation to the traveller, who tested positive to COVID-19 on day 16 after being released … Continue reading

Alleged robber ‘piggy-backs’ elderly victim to his Towradgi home

A MAN who allegedly ‘piggy-backed’ his elderly victim to a Towradgi home over the weekend and robbed him, will face Wollongong court today. A 67-year-old man was cleaning public space near the Towradgi rock pools about 2.30am on Sunday, when he was approached and chased into the sand dunes by a younger man. The younger … Continue reading

Police appeal for information after teenage boy approached at beach

DETECTIVES are appealing for information following an alleged act of indecency at Fairy Meadow earlier this week. About 1.30pm on Wednesday a 15-year-old boy was approached by a man in a public toilet block at Fairy Meadow beach. Police have been told the man performed a lewd act in front of the teenager, and left … Continue reading

Corrimal and Fairy Meadow earmarked under city wide tree planting program

A CITY wide tree planting program has been launched with projects earmarked for Corrimal and Fairy Meadow in the coming months. Over the coming months, the Wollongong City Council program will see plantings undertaken at Guest Park in Fairy Meadow and Corrimal’s Mountbatten Park. A mix of canopy and under-storey species have been selected that … Continue reading

Fairy Meadow boardwalks to get an upgrade over summer

THE bridge and boardwalks of Puckey’s Estate are set for an upgrade, with the tender for works accepted at Monday night’s council meeting. The works will focus on the bridge over the Towradgi arm of Puckey’s Lagoon and repair of the boardwalk from the bridge to Squires Way. Repair of the smaller boardwalk at the … Continue reading

Projects given green light, including streetscape improvements and erosion controls

ALMOST $4 million in improvements to community amenities, pathways and facilities have been approved by Wollongong City Council on Monday night. Of the Council meeting’s 25-item strong agenda, there were nine reports recommending the acceptance of a tender for projects as diverse as soccer club house repairs at Woonona and Bellambi, to erosion control measures … Continue reading

Motorists advised of road works on Prince’s Highway at Fairy Meadow

UTILITY investigation work will be carried out at the intersection of Mount Ousley Road and the Princes Highway at Fairy Meadow next week. Work will be carried out from Monday August 3 for four nights between 8pm and 4am, weather permitting, to minimise impact to motorists. Access to operating businesses will be maintained throughout the … Continue reading

Funding announced for art exhibition at Austinmer and community gardens at Helensburgh and Bellambi

  A COMMUNITY art exhibition at Austinmer, garden projects at Helensburgh and crafting reusable bags at Bellambi are all initiatives in the works following the announcement of the fourth round of Wollongong City Council’s Connecting Neighbours Grants Program. Council initially piloted this program in 2018, and it has gone from strength to strength as community … Continue reading

Knives allegedly found on man arrested for not complying with public health act

A MAN riding a bicycle at Fairy Meadow has been arrested yesterday for not complying with a notice under the public health act. About 8am on Thursday, Wollongong police attempted to stop the 29-year-old man on a bicycle at Fairy Meadow as part of investigations into a number of nuisance calls to triple zero made … Continue reading

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