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‘Towradgi hump’ traffic changes goes back to drawing board

PLANS for traffic calming measures on Towradgi Road, which many believe would have ended the famous ‘hump’ over the South Coast Railway, have been scrapped by Wollongong City Council. A Council spokesperson said the proposal raised “significant community interest”, with more than 200 individual responses. “We welcome the diversity of comments we received throughout the … Continue reading

Is this the end of Towradgi’s famous ‘hump’? Council’s plan to slow Towradgi Road traffic

IS this end of the famous ‘Towradgi Hump’? Wollongong City Council are proposing to slow traffic along Towradgi Road by installing a pedestrian refuge and speed humps on either side of the ‘hump’, created by the bridge over the South Coast Railway. A Council spokesperson said there have been a number of serious rear-end crashes … Continue reading

Man arrested by police at Towradgi over three alleged weekend robberies

A MAN arrested at Towradgi last night will face court charged with three alleged armed robberies over the weekend. About 11pm on Friday (June 5), a man entered a service station on Towradgi Road, Towradgi, and allegedly threatened the attendant, demanding cash. The employee placed cash, cigarettes, and mobile phones in a bag before the … Continue reading

Work to maintain Towradgi Pool’s ‘structural integrity’ gets underway

TOWRADGI Pool will be closed to the public over the winter months as Wollongong City Council starts work on Monday to repair cracks and ensure its long-term structural integrity. The project focuses on rectifying cracks that have appeared in the main pool wall, toddlers’ pool and the first level of the concourse. The works at … Continue reading

Reports of armed man at Towradgi leads to police chase and arrest

A MAN has been charged by police after allegedly being found in possession of drugs, cash and a weapon following a pursuit from Towradgi last month. Wollongong Police responded to reports of a man with a firearm at a Towradgi address about 1pm on Monday April 27. On police arrival, a Toyota Camry was seen … Continue reading

Council to spend $900,000 repairing Towradgi ocean pool

ALMOST $900,000 will be spent by Wollongong City Council repairing the Towradgi Rock Pool. Councillors on April 6 unanimously agreed to engage contractor Dynamic Civil Pty Ltd to replace a number of damaged concrete slabs, low retaining walls and stairs to the concourse area, including associated works to the top of the Towradgi pool walls. … Continue reading

Man evades police for an hour after swimming into surf at Towradgi

A MAN who evaded police by running into the sand dunes near Towradgi on Sunday evening before swimming into the surf, has been charged with a number of domestic violence related offences. Police allege the 35-year-old man was involved in a domestic violence incident in Lake Heights earlier this year. Police were called to a … Continue reading

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

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