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Woman charged over Thirroul park assault

A woman has been charged after allegedly assaulting a man sitting on a park bench at Thirroul over the weekend. Police have been told about 8.45pm on Saturday September 28, a 57-year-old man was sitting on a bench in Woodward Park, on Lawrence Hargrave Drive, when he was allegedly assaulted by the 18-year-old woman. He … Continue reading

Looking Back history feature: The Beaches Hotel, Thirroul

Originally posted on Looking Back:
By MICK ROBERTS ©. IT’S difficult to imagine how The Beaches at Thirroul would have looked during the 1970s and 80s. Colleen and Barry Gilbert transformed the pub, then known locally as The Rex, into one of Illawarra’s best houses of entertainment and hospitality in 1999. Originally opened as the…

Beach matting for the disabled at Thirroul this summer

BEACH matting will make access to the surf for the disabled and elderly easier at Thirroul this summer. The beach matting provides a stable non-slip surface to travel on the sand and will mean improved access to our beaches for people with disability, people with limited mobility and even parents with prams who previously were … Continue reading

Moonlight Movie returns to Corrimal’s Ziems Park this weekend

MOONLIGHT Movies are back for 2019 with The Never Ending Story to play on the big screen this Saturday February 16 at Robert Ziems Park, Corrimal. The cult classic was adapted from Michael Ende’s children’s book and follows the adventures of Bastain Balthazar Bux. Released in 1984, the much-loved adventure film for kids of all ages tells … Continue reading

Computer seized from Thirroul home after child grooming charges

A MAN has been charged following an investigation by Strike Force Trawler detectives into online child exploitation. In November 2018, detectives from the Child Abuse and Sex Crimes Squad’s Child Exploitation Internet Unit (CEIU) commenced an investigation following a referral from Queensland Police’s Task Force Argos. Strike Force Trawler detectives began engaging online with a … Continue reading

Thirroul elder abuse

A WOMAN has been charged with elder abuse and domestic violence offences following an incident in Thirroul on Friday. Police went to the home in Station Street about 10.45pm on Friday and observed from the front of the premises. The officers will allege that they overheard moaning, shouting and approximately 11 slapping noises. The officers … Continue reading

Clean up the north this Sunday

Got a spare hour or two this weekend? Come and lend a hand to help clean up Wollongong’s northern suburbs as part of Clean Up Australia Day. This Sunday, March 4, marks the annual event, and this year is the 28th year it’s been held in Wollongong. In 2018 community efforts will focus on waterways, roadsides, … Continue reading

Bulli Pass Armed robbery

TWO armed men have forced entry to a home on Bulli Pass shortly after 5.30am on Tuesday. The men were believed to have been armed with handguns when they entered the home and made demands of the residents, a 45-year-old man, 47-year-old woman and 10-year-old boy. Police have appealed for information from the community after … Continue reading

Thirroul gun theft charges

THREE men have been charged and a fourth is being sought over the alleged theft and distribution of five handguns from Thirroul. Police have been investigating the theft of the guns from a property in Surfers Parade about 11.45pm on last Friday November 24. Strike Fore Lynrob was formed to further investigate the distribution of … Continue reading

Moonlight movies returns

MOONLIGHT Movies returns to the north with two screenings at Corrimal and Thirroul during December. Wollongong City Council will present on Friday December 1, Boss Baby (G) at Ziem’s Park Corrimal, while on the following Saturday night, Finding Dory (G) will screen at Thirroul Beach Reserve. The Corrimal event is being presented in partnership with Corrimal … Continue reading

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