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Woonona’s Ocean Park, Mailbag Hollow, or Bulli Park under consideration for new northern bike track

A DIRT bike track will be constructed in the Woonona Bulli area, with three sites under consideration by Wollongong City Council. The two sites at Bulli under consideration are located at Mailbag Hollow (opposite Slacky Flat Park), and at Bulli Park, while a third is at Ocean Park Reserve, Woonona. Also, Council is calling for feedback … Continue reading

Interest free loan scheme has helped with car registrations to providing false teeth

RESIDENTS of the Woonona Bulli area doing it tough financially can apply for an interest free loan of up to $1500 through a scheme on offer by Northern Illawarra Community Connections Inc (NICCI). NICCI client support worker Daniel Brokenborough the interest free loans can be for whitegoods, furniture, medical procedures, computers, tablets, car registration and … Continue reading

Man arrested at Woonona, Coledale home searched, following Sydney protest

A MAN will appear in court today charged as investigations into an unauthorised protest in Sydney continue by detectives from Strike Force Seasoned. Following inquiries, including appeals for public assistance, police arrested a 39-year-old man at a home on Watergum Way at Woonona, about 3.20pm yesterday (Tuesday, August 10, 2021) and taken to Wollongong Police … Continue reading

Concern for another missing man, who is known to frequent Woonona

POLICE are appealing for public assistance to locate a second missing man, known to frequent Woonona, who has not been heard or seen from since Wednesday, June 16, 2021. Earlier today police appealed for help to find a man missing from Corrimal this week. Brandon Williams, aged 22, was last seen leaving his home just … Continue reading

Police investigation underway after armed robberies at Woonona and Fairy Meadow

A POLICE investigation is underway into armed robberies at Woonona and Fairy Meadow this afternoon. Just after 2.30pm today (Tuesday May 11), police were called to the Bendigo Bank at Fairy Meadow, after reports of an armed robbery. Police have been told an unknown man, who was armed with a firearm, threatened two tellers and … Continue reading

Cycleway bridge to be upgraded at Thirroul

BRIDGE cycleway maintenance at Thirroul, the refurbishment of a stormwater culvert at Woonona and the replacement of a community centre roof at Fairy Meadow, are just a selection of the tenders given the tick of approval by Wollongong City Council. All up, the variety of tenders saw Council move forward on more than $2.3M worth … Continue reading

Have your say on proposed bike parking rails at key northern locations

OVER 30 bike parking rails will be installed at 13 locations between Thirroul and Fairy Meadow as part of a proposal by Wollongong City Council to help encourage cycling. To help get the locations and number of bike rails right, Council is asking residents to share their feedback on the proposals. During the development of … Continue reading

Scaled-back ANZAC Day: Popular Austinmer dawn service cancelled

THE ever-popular Austinmer beach ANZAC Day dawn service has been cancelled as the northern suburbs’ RSL sub-branches grapple with a scaled-back commemoration this year. Reduced crowds are expected to gather at various commemoration services and events in the northern suburbs on Sunday, April 25, to remember those who lost their lives in service to their … Continue reading

South bound access to Memorial Drive at Bulli closed for two nights for survey work

MOTORISTS are advised by Transport for NSW of the closure of the south bound access to Memorial Drive at Bulli from Sunday to allow for geotechnical and survey work to be undertaken. A Transport for NSW spokesperson said the geotechnical and survey work will assist in the future maintenance of the area. As a result, … Continue reading

Six northern suburbs’ medical practices will begin Covid jabs from today

SIX medical practices and clinics from Helensburgh to Fairy Meadow in Wollongong’s northern suburbs are among the 1,000 centres across the nation which will join the COVID-19 vaccination program from today. From today (March 22 2021) the medical practices will begin administering vaccines to patients as part of phase 1b of the Australian Government’s program. … Continue reading

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