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Looking Back history feature: The wild men of 22 Mile Camp

Originally posted on Looking Back:
Navvies working on the Illawarra railway near Helensburgh By MICK ROBERTS © Grog shanties like this sprung-up in secluded bushland along the Illawarra railway works during the 1880s. AMERICA’S Wild West could be considered tame compared to the wilderness separating Sydney from Illawarra’s far northern coal mining villages during the mid to…

Labor promises Rex Jackson Park lighting

THE Helensburgh Tigers and grass roots sport are the big winners after Labor announced $200,000 to upgrade lighting at their home field, Rex Jackson Park and complete their amenity upgrade. Officials from the Helensburgh Tigers have confirmed that players are getting injured after playing and training at night with poor lighting. Heathcote Labor candidate at … 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

Infamous speed variations no more

SPEED limits on the Princes Highway through, and on the southern approach, to Heathcote will be changed to reduce speed limit variations and confusion to motorists. After a large number of public submissions through the Safer Roads website, Roads and Maritime Services (RMS) has reviewed the speed limits on the highway in the vicinity of … Continue reading

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