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Thirroul and Towradgi schools get landcare grants for green projects

A BUSH tucker garden at St Michael’s Thirroul and a worm farm at Towradgi Public are a step closer after the two schools secured funding as recipients in the latest round of Woolworths Junior Landcare Grants. The schools were selected out of close to 1,000 applicants in the national  program, which launched last year and … Continue reading

Armed masked man lunged at service station attendant

POLICE are appealing for witnesses following an armed robbery at Towradgi over the weekend. A masked man went to the Towradgi Road service station about 10.50pm on Sunday and allegedly lunged at the attendant with a pair of scissors. The man then placed a bag on the counter and demanded cash before fleeing in a … Continue reading

Elderly woman killed at Towradgi

A REPORT is being prepared for the Coroner after the death of a woman at Towradgi last night (Thursday). A 81 year old woman was leaving Towradgi Railway Station about 11.25pm, walking along the footpath of Towradgi Road when she has fallen to the ground. A driver stopped to check on the woman’s welfare and … Continue reading

State’s road toll now at eight

THE NSW holiday road toll is now at eight, following day six of Operation Safe Arrival. The most recent incident occurred today when a 50-year-old man was struck by a car at Mudgee in the state’s west. He suffered extensive injuries and died at the scene. As of today police have conducted 41,011 breath tests … Continue reading

Corrimal beach to get new cafe

THIS week a purpose built café will be dropped-in to the entrance of Corrimal Beach Tourist Park.  The café will have a large covered decking with seating for up to 40 people, similar to the café operating Bulli Beach Tourist Park. Wollongong City Council is looking for a business person who can lease and run a … Continue reading

Showing some muscle at Towradgi

OVER 500 cars and bikes of all descriptions will be on show tomorrow (Sunday) at Towradgi from 10am to 3pm. The American Muscle Car and Bike Show will be held at the Towradgi Beach Hotel by gold coin donation with proceeds going to the Wollongong SES. Entertainment will be provided by Juke Box Jive live … Continue reading

Cricket stars to play Twenty20 at Towradgi

SYDNEY Thunder will bring one of their Twenty20 games to Towradgi’s North Dalton Park this summer. Sydney Thunder will play a Twenty20 warm-up match against a Wollongong Invitational Xl, comprised of  local Wollongong cricketers on Wednesday December 5 starting at 5.30pm. The match will feature a star studded Sydney Thunder squad who boast the calibre … Continue reading

Public housing project in limbo – again

THE construction company chosen by the NSW Government only weeks ago to finish public housing projects at Tarrawanna and Towradgi, have gone into administration. Subcontractors working on Housing NSW sites at Towradgi and Tarrawanna were owed an estimated $1.4 million when building firm Perle, operating under a Federal Government stimulus program, collapsed last year . The … Continue reading

Beaches swallowed by vegetation

By MICK ROBERTS COASTAL wattle is swallowing up northern Illawarra’s beaches, causing erosion problems, lost beach amenity and unsafe swimming conditions, claims Sandon Point’s Michael Zaracostas. Mr Zaracostas says under the banner of “dune stabilisation”, uncontrolled plant invasion is impractical and dangerous. He is heading a campaign to completely clear plantings, which, he says breaches … Continue reading

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