Sandon Point

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Car crashes at Sandon Point beach after police chase

A BULLI man has been charged following a police pursuit that ended in the vehicle he was driving crashing in bushland at Sandon Point in the early hours of this morning. Wollongong police attempted to stop the white Ford Focus on the Princes Highway, Woonona, for the purpose of a breath test at about 12.20am … Continue reading

Northern beaches expected to pack again this weekend with scorcher forecasted

THIS weekend is set to see temperatures soar, and with the heat, Wollongong’s northern beaches are again expected to be packed with Sydney visitors. Wollongong City Council is reminding locals and visitors to plan ahead. Local residents and Sydney visitors escaping heatwave conditions forecasted by the Bureau of Meteorology are likely to see parking at … 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

Child’s body found in capsized boat off Bulli, search for missing man continues

THE body of a child has been recovered from a capsized boat during a search off Bulli today. About 6.20pm yesterday (Saturday June 6), a boat carrying four people capsized off Waniora Point, near the Bulli ocean pools. Wollongong police – with assistance from the Marine Area Command, PolAir, the Toll Ambulance helicopter, Marine Rescue … Continue reading

Sandon Point tree vandalism condemned and labelled as desecration of sacred land

RECENT acts of vegetation clearing within and around the Sandon Point Aboriginal Place has been condemned by Wollongong City Council. The vandalism was within and alongside the area that is currently temporarily fenced off at Sandon Point. Over the past two weeks trees and shrubs have been sawn in half and other plants significantly damaged … Continue reading

Aboriginal embassy dismantle

NEWLY built structures at the Sandon Point Tent Embassy will be removed by Wollongong City Council after complaints from residents of a nearby housing estate. Structures built on the site after December 31 2016 will be removed in consultation with the Sandon Point Joint Management Partner organisations. At its meeting on Monday, Council resolved to … Continue reading

Bushcare suspends activities as vandalism continues unabated

ENVIRONMENTAL vandals’ deliberate and unrelenting attack on decades of work by volunteers at Sandon Point and other significant coastal sites in Wollongong’s north shows no sign of slowing down. So much has the problem grown, frustrated volunteers from the Sandon Point Bushcare Group have decided to suspend their valuable environment work until Wollongong City Council … Continue reading

Sandon Point park naming

THE community is invited to have their say on a proposal to name a specific section of Sandon Point Reserve after the founding President of the Sandon Point Board Riders’ Club, Paul Mason Jones. Paul Mason Jones, A.K.A.“Jinxy”, was also a past President of the Southern Pacific Board Riders’ Club, and it was his dream … Continue reading

Beaches open this weekend

LIFEGUARD amenities at Coledale, Sandon Point and Towradgi have been upgraded as beach goers prepare for the start of the 2013-2014 swim season this Saturday. Wollongong City Council lifeguards will be patrolling the 17 beaches between Stanwell Park and Windang from Monday to Saturday, with volunteer Surf Lifesavers patrolling on Sundays and public holidays. Patrols … Continue reading

Environment court visits Sandon Point

THE NSW Land and Environment Court visited the proposed Sandon Point Anglican Retirement Village (ARV) site last Tuesday for an onsite hearing. The Land and Environment Court was taking evidence at Sturdee Avenue in regard to the Anglican Church’s appeal against Wollongong City Council’s refusal to grant them a development application to build on the Cookson … Continue reading

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