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Repairs underway after Wombarra football ground vandalism

AFTER an overwhelming reaction on social media, Wollongong City Council have sprung into action to repair the vandalism at Jim Allen Oval, Wombarra. In the early hours of Sunday morning, a vehicle, possibly a steel blue or grey coloured 4WD, with a pair of large flood lights on the roof, churned-up the turf on the … Continue reading

Busy season for spider bites

NSW Ambulance paramedics experienced a busy spring and summer, responding to 288 call-outs for spider bites and 136 for snake bites across the state, including four in the northern Illawarra. Breakdown figures show that activity was most prevalent in the Sydney region (spiders – 133, snakes – 20). However, the Illawarra region didn’t escape, with … Continue reading

Former coal mining villages say no to CSG

WOMBARRA and Scarborough residents have declared that they want their villages to remain ‘Coal Seam Gas (GSG) free’. Stop CSG members have surveyed households in the two former coal mining villages, with an overwhelming majority of respondents declaring that they want their suburb to remain CSG-free. Residents also want a ban on CSG development in … Continue reading

July Neighbourhood Forum Briefs

OTFORD: Children will continue to walk on the road between Otford Railway Bridge and the bus stop on Domville Road after Wollongong City Council rejected calls from NF1 to construct a footpath. Council said the site is not included on the priority list and there is no budget allocation for the estimated $95,000 cost needed … Continue reading