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Fairy Meadow

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Roll up your sleeves for clean up

THE community is being asked to roll up their sleeves for the 26th anniversary of Clean Up Australia Day on Sunday March 6. Wollongong Lord Mayor Gordon Bradbery launched the event with members of the Australia Seabird Rescue organisation today (Monday). “Once again, we will be focussing on tidying-up our waterways, roadsides, parks, reserve beaches … Continue reading

Dalton Park to get upgrade

  FAIRY Meadow’s Thomas Dalton Park will have its amenities building upgraded in 2015, after Wollongong City Council accepted a tender for works at its meeting on Monday December 15. The tender, from Camarda and Cantrill Pty Ltd, covers a range of works including an extension to the canteen, a new covered outdoor area, the … Continue reading

Man arrested at Fairy Meadow after police chase

A MAN has been arrested at Fairy Meadow and later charged after jumping into the ocean following a police pursuit at Wollongong earlier in the week. About 8:15pm, on Friday, police were patrolling Corrimal Street when they attempted to stop a red Toyota Tarago. The driver failed to stop and a pursuit was initiated. A … Continue reading

Police look for fraudster

POLICE have released CCTV images of a man who may be able to assist with inquiries after a fraudulent cheque was allegedly used to pay for a car in Fairy Meadow in May. The incident involves a man who negotiated the sale of his dark grey Audi RS5, to man in Fairy Meadow after receiving … Continue reading

Biobanking investment at Fairy Meadow

FAIRY Meadow’s historic Puckeys Estate looks set to become the city’s first biobanking site following a successful application from Wollongong City Council. Council has applied for $800,000 in funding from the Office of Environment and Heritage to establish a Biobanking Agreement for Puckeys. Council will now enter into a Memorandum of Understanding with the Office … Continue reading

Caught twice in an hour

A Fairy Meadow man has been charged after being caught driving while disqualified twice in one hour at Heathcote. About 6pm on Tuesday police attached to the Traffic and Highway Patrol Command stopped a Black BMW on the Princes Highway at Heathcote Officers spoke to the driver, a 40-year-old man, before checks revealed he was a disqualified … Continue reading

Cleaning up Wollongong

WOLLONGONG City Council will celebrate the 25th anniversary of Clean Up Australia Day on Sunday with a focus on waterways, road sides, parks, reserves, beach and bushland areas. Wollongong Lord Mayor Gordon Bradbery said: “This is a great day to get acquainted with your neighbours and your neck of the woods. I’d like to see hundreds … Continue reading

Fairy Meadow shootings

POLICE are appealing for information as they continue their investigations into the shootings of two men at Fairy Meadow overnight. About 11:15pm on Thursday emergency services were called to a house on Lila Avenue following reports of a shooting. They found a 26-year-old man with a gunshot wound to his back. He was treated at the … Continue reading

Woman attacked at Fairy Meadow

WOLLONGONG police are investigating the sexual assault of a woman at Fairy Meadow. Emergency services were called to Fairy Meadow Beach about 3am on Wednesday January 1 following reports a woman had been assaulted. Police attended and were told the woman was walking along the beach alone when a man grabbed her from behind and dragged … Continue reading

Boy approached at Fairy Meadow

POLICE are investigating an incident where two boys were approached by a man at Fairy Meadow on Friday.Between 3.30pm and 4pm two boys aged 10 and four, were playing on a bush track at the southern end of Puckeys Estate near the Para Creek Estuary at Fairy Meadow.Police have been told the boy’s mother sat nearby with … Continue reading

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