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Headlands Hotel Austinmer

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Drug arrest at Austinmer hotel

TWO men are before the courts after being charged with serious drug offences when arrested at Austinmer and Fairy Meadow on Wednesday. During November 2018 Wollongong police formed Strike Force Aperta to investigate the supply of illegal drugs in the Illawarra area. Investigators identified two men as part of the operation and about 5.20pm on … Continue reading

Looking Back: Urwins and the Headlands Hotel

By MICK ROBERTS. IN the days when the two big breweries ruled the liquor industry, owning most of New South Wales’ hotels, and ‘tying’ clubs and pubs to exclusive beer sales, Bob and Lurline Urwin made quite a name for themselves as trouble-shooting temporary managers for one of Australia’s most successful – Tooheys Limited. Born … Continue reading

Villages without a pub

THE closure of Scarborough Hotel has left the villages of northern Illawarra high and dry with no pubs. Not since before the first pub opened at Clifton in 1879 has the villages between Thirroul and Helensburgh been without a pub. Now just two clubs, Scarborough Wombarra Bowling and Coledale RSL service the needs of tipplers … Continue reading

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