Fairy Meadow

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Man faces court over Fairy Meadow stabbing

A MAN is before the courts charged over an alleged stabbing at Fairy Meadow last month. Emergency services were called to a unit on Daisy Street, Fairy Meadow about 10.25am on Saturday November 30, after reports of a stabbing. Police officers found a 42-year-old man with a stab wound to his chest. Police allege the … Continue reading

Traffic data collected at Bellambi and Fairy Meadow over next two weeks

Motorists are advised that traffic data will be collected from tomorrow on sections of the Princes Highway, Memorial Drive, Elliotts Road and Pioneer Road. Crews will set up equipment including traffic counting strips to collect traffic count data over a two week period from Wednesday December 4. Traffic monitoring cameras and field staff will also … Continue reading

Man arrested for allegedly damaging glass shop door with box of beer

A MAN who allegedly cracked a glass shop door with a carton of beer at Fairy Meadow yesterday was arrested by an off-duty police officer. The officer observed the man and two women in an argument outside a store on the Princes Highway about 3.30pm on Wednesday. The man allegedly swung a carton of beer … Continue reading

Northern Woolies stores install defibrillators

RESIDENTS now have access to defibrillators in Woolworths stores at Bulli, Corrimal and Fairy Meadow to assist in the event of sudden cardiac arrest. Woolworths Northern Illawarra Group Manager, Lisa Ingram said Automated External Defibrillators (AED) are designed to to be used by anyone, with clear step-by-step voice instructions that can guide members of the public … Continue reading

Retention basin plan for Fairy Meadow’s Cabbage Tree Creek

AN information session for residents on options to build a detention basin to manage flood risks in McMahon Street, Fairy Meadow will be held by Wollongong City Council today (Tuesday March 12). The site is in the Cabbage Tree Creek catchment. Council’s manager infrastructure planning and strategy, Mike Dowd said a detention basin in this … Continue reading

Urban greening strategy underway

NORTHERN suburbs’ residents have identified the need for more shade trees in Charles Harper Park, Helensburgh and Thirroul Beach Park. Community feedback is sought as part of Wollongong City Council’s Urban Greening Strategy to help prioritise planting new trees. With many unshaded areas across the northern suburbs, the Council says it’s important that the right … Continue reading

Truck ploughs into Maccas – again!

POLICE have launched an investigation after a truck crashed into the Fairy Meadow McDonald’s restuarant today. Emergency services were called to a carpark at the intersection of Mount Ousley Road and the Princes Highway, Fairy Meadow, after reports of a truck crash about 10.45am. Initial reports indicate the truck crashed into several parked cars after losing control … Continue reading

Fairy Meadow man on drug charges

A FAIRY Meadow man is before the courts after being charged by Strike Force Raptor South with drug and firearm offences in the Illawarra region. Officers from the Criminal Groups Squad’s Strike Force Raptor South commenced an investigation into the ongoing supply of and distribution of methylamphetamine. Following inquiries, police attended and searched a room … Continue reading

Fairy Meadow hydroponic house raid

TWO men will face court after a hydroponic house was allegedly discovered in Fairy Meadow about 3.30pm on Monday. Wollongong Police went to Cabbage Tree Lane following an investigation into the supply of cannabis where they discovered a hydroponic house, and seized 34 plants. Two men, aged 22 and 27, were arrested at the house … Continue reading

Supermarkets ban plastic bags

THE launch of a new reusable shopping bag that will support the next generation of environmental champions and the phase out of plastic straws from sale are among a number of sustainability initiatives customers shopping at Woolworths Bulli, Corrimal and Fairy Meadow will start to see soon. This follows an announcement made by Woolworths Group CEO Brad … Continue reading

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