Thirroul

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Two men arrested at Thirroul after allegedly breaking and entering houses

TWO men have been charged with allegedly breaking and entering three houses – including that of a 97-year-old woman – at Thirroul last night. Wollongong police were patrolling Station Street when they discovered a stolen Hyundai Getz hatchback parked in the street about 1.30pm yesterday (Tuesday). Police will allege a man was seen leaving the … Continue reading

New children’s playgrounds ready for testing at Thirroul, Coalcliff and Corrimal

WHILE children have been unable to enjoy playgrounds because of the coronavirus restrictions, a roll-out of improvements has been underway at parks in Coalcliff, Thirroul and Corrimal. Over the past four months Wollongong City Council crews have replaced and rebuilt six play spaces in smaller parks, including at Leeder Park, in Paterson Street, Coalcliff, LB … Continue reading

Plans on exhibition for redevelopment of the old Thirroul Plaza shopping centre

AN application has been lodged with Wollongong City Council for a residential and commercial redevelopment of the old Thirroul Plaza shopping centre site. The applicants, Loucas Architects, propose the demolition of the existing shopping centre and its replacement with a three storey commercial and residential complex. The development, between Lawrence Hargrave Drive and the South … Continue reading

Looking Back history feature: Elizabeth, the Thirroul convict woman

Originally posted on Looking Back:
THE Thirroul district is said to have been cleared of scrub and timber by women convicts. This statement does not sound so fantastic when we read that Bungaribee, near Penrith, was built of bricks hauled in handcarts by women convicts from Sydney. The camp was at or near the present…

Thirroul woman allegedly nine times over the legal limit with son in car

A THIRROUL woman driving with a suspended licence while her son was a passenger in the car has been charged with high-range drink driving. The 44-year-old woman’s Toyota Hilux was stopped by police on the Prince’s Highway at Waterfall about 4.35pm on Friday and she was given a roadside breath test, which returned a positive … Continue reading

Thirroul man faces additional charges over alleged child abuse offences

A THIRROUL man will face more than 30 additional charges as police continue an investigation into alleged child abuse in the region. Wollongong detectives undertook a search of a home at Woonona on Wednesday December 11 2019, as part of an investigation into alleged child abuse offences. During the search, officers seized various electronic devices … Continue reading

Man to face court today charged with allegedly sexually abusing a teenage girl

A MAN will face court today (Thursday March 5) charged with allegedly sexually abusing a teenage girl. Late last year (Wednesday, December 11, 2019) a search warrant was executed at a Thirroul home as part of an investigation by Wollongong Police into alleged child abuse offences. During the course of the warrant, officers seized electronic … Continue reading

Maintenance work to close Bulli Pass to traffic for two days

BULLI Pass will be closed to traffic in both directions on Wednesday February 26 and Thursday February 27. Transport for NSW is planning to carry out maintenance work for two days on the Pass between Lawrence Hargrave Drive and M1 Princes Motorway. Work will take place in both directions between 9am and 3pm between Wednesday February 26 and Thursday February 27, weather permitting. … Continue reading

Otford Weir and Thirroul pool remain closed after extreme wet weather

Due to the deluge that has swamped the northern Illawarra over the past few days, Thirroul pool and the Otford Weir will remain closed until further notice. Wollongong City Council advise that a number of roads continue to be closed. Additionally, the Continental (Wollongong), Thirroul and Port Kembla pools are also closed until further notice … Continue reading

Man arrested after a spate of break and enters from properties and cars at Woonona, Bulli and Thirroul

A MAN has been arrested at Woonona following a police investigation into a spate of break and enter offences in the area over the weekend. More than 20 reports of cars and properties being broken into at Thirroul, Woonona and Bulli have been made to police between Friday January 17 and Monday January 20. Following … Continue reading

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