Fairy Meadow

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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

Here’s how you can help your local pub and club through the coronavirus crisis

Carlton & United Breweries and the Australian Hotels Association have teamed up to help Illawarra pubs and clubs survive the coronavirus crisis. For the Love of Your Local campaign is calling on drinkers to visit the ‘Love of Your Local’ website then nominate their participating local and buy a pint of beer. The cash goes … Continue reading

Two men charged over alleged cocaine supply in the Wollongong area

TWO men have been charged with drug offences after police allegedly discovered cocaine, an unregistered firearm, ammunition and a poker machine at a Balgownie home today (Tuesday March 30). The 51-year-old man, arrested in Market Street Wollongong, and a 47-year-old man, arrested at Fairy Meadow, have been charged following investigations into an alleged drug supply … Continue reading

Woonona students help launch Clean Up Australia campaign ahead of this weekend’s activities

SCHOOL students made their way to Woonona beach today (Friday, February 28) to replace litter with low-lying shrubs and grasses for the launch of Clean Up Australia Day 2020. Celebrating 30 years of Clean Up Australia Day community groups will have their opportunity to take part in cleaning up sites throughout the city on Sunday … Continue reading

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