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Charges laid after Woonona and Bellambi police raids

SEVEN people have been charged as part of raids across the Illawarra, including at Woonona and Bellambi, as police continue investigations into alleged large-scale drug supply operations and criminal networks in the region. Strike Force Yuppara was established by detectives from Wollongong Police District to investigate the supply of prohibited drugs in the Illawarra region. … Continue reading

Missing Woonona man’s car found in bushland

POLICE are appealing for public assistance to find missing Woonona man, Ronald Quirk. Mr Quirk, aged 52, was last seen by a family member leaving a home on Cotterill Avenue, Woonona, in a blue sedan, about 4pm last Thursday (March 14 2019). Wollongong police were notified the same day and commenced an investigation. Mr Quirk … 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

Gun pulled on group in Woonona

POLICE are appealing for public assistance after a man threatened several people with a firearm at Woonona on Thursday. The man is believed to have confronted a group of people in Campbell Street, Woonona, while armed with a firearm just after 9pm on Thursday. Prior to that police were told the same person pulled up … Continue reading

ANZAC Dawn Services 2016

Sunday April 24. Wollongong 6.30pm, Flagstaff Hill, Wollongong – Vietnam Veterans Memorial. Monday April 25 – ANZAC Day. Helensburgh: Dawn service at Charles Harper Memorial Park, 5.45am. Breakfast at Helensburgh Tradies or The Cenetannial Hotel. Coledale: Meet at Coledale Newsgagency 5.50am for march to Coledale RSL Club abd Cenotaph. Service at 6am, followed by breafast … Continue reading

Roll up your sleeves for clean up

THE community is being asked to roll up their sleeves for the 26th anniversary of Clean Up Australia Day on Sunday March 6. Wollongong Lord Mayor Gordon Bradbery launched the event with members of the Australia Seabird Rescue organisation today (Monday). “Once again, we will be focussing on tidying-up our waterways, roadsides, parks, reserve beaches … Continue reading

Man’s neck slashed with machette

A MAN is in hospital after his neck was slashed by a machete at Woonona today. Just before 5am (Saturday), emergency services were called to Campbell Street following reports of two men – aged 28 and 34 – arguing in the street. On arrival, police found the 28-year-old man bleeding from a neck laceration. The … Continue reading

Woonona children approached

POLICE are investigating after two children were approached in Woonona yesterday. About 4.30pm on Thursday two boys, aged 5 and 9, were playing in the front yard of a home on Albert Street when a white square-shaped van, described as a late 70s/early 80s Volkswagen, stopped in front of the home. Police have been told … Continue reading

Boy approached at Woonona

POLICE are appealing for information after a boy was allegedly approached by a man in a van at Woonona yesterday. About 3.20pm on Thursday, a 12-year-old boy was walking south along Royal Crescent towards Ocean Avenue when a van stopped near him. Police have been told a man sitting in the driver’s seat of the van … Continue reading

Police release CCTV footage of Woonona robbery

DETECTIVES investigating the armed robbery of a Woonona bottle shop earlier this year have released CCTV images of men they believe may be able to assist them with inquiries. About 8.20pm on Monday May 12, two attendants, a 43-year-old man and a 21-year-old woman were at the counter of a bottle store on Popes Road, … Continue reading

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