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Police rescuing Balgownie paraglider catch alleged arsonist in the act

Police rescuing Balgownie paraglider catch alleged arsonist in the act

Police responding to a paraglider trapped in a tree in Balgownie yesterday, have arrested a man who allegedly started a fire in nearby bushland. Officers had been deployed to rescue a 61-year-old man who had crashed into a tree in Tucker Avenue, around 2pm yesterday afternoon. As the rescue...

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The Mighty Ducks reboot is going ahead on Disney+

The Mighty Ducks reboot is going ahead on Disney+

It’s time to assemble in the ‘Flying V’ formation and get ready for more 90s nostalgia, because according to Discussing Film, ‘The Mighty Ducks’ reboot series is going ahead and will be released on Disney+. Production is set to begin in February in Vancouver with the screenwriter of the original...

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Speed camera warning signs could be removed in NSW

Speed camera warning signs could be removed in NSW

Warning signs for speed cameras could be scrapped as early as next month under a proposal by the state government. Reports suggest the Berejiklian Government is considering removing the signs for both fixed and mobile speed cameras state-wide. An auditor general's report last year recommended...

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Destination Wollongong Press Play on new branding

Destination Wollongong Press Play on new branding

New tourism branding for the city of Wollongong has been unveiled today - showing off the region's coastal lifestyle, activities, art and culture. The new destination brand is 'Wollongong Press Play' -- and has been announced as part of 20-19 Tourism Week Celebrations. It's aimed at people of all...

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Smoke haze over the Illawarra continues

Smoke haze over the Illawarra continues

It's expected to be at least another 24 hours before smoke starts to clear in the Illawarra. A haze has settled over the region from Helensburgh in the north and as far south as Nowra, as smoke drifts from bush fires on the state's mid north coast. According to the New South Wales Government's...

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Qantas checking 33 Boeing 737s for cracks

Qantas checking 33 Boeing 737s for cracks

Qantas is quickly checking more than 30 of its Boeing 737 aircraft after cracking was discovered in one plane during a maintenance check. Earlier this year, the US Federal Aviation Administration ordered airlines to check any 737s that had completed more than 30,000 take-offs and landings, known...

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High Fuel Prices Across The Illawarra

High Fuel Prices Across The Illawarra

  Fuel prices remain high across the Illawarra today. It comes after prices peaked on Friday and continued over the weekend. There's currently a price discrepancy of around 42 cents between local petrol stations. Unleaded 91 prices at the bowser are as low as $1.30 a litre up to as high as...

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Air New Zealand to offer non-stop Auckland to New York service

Air New Zealand to offer non-stop Auckland to New York service

Following last week’s Qantas non-stop test flight from New York to Sydney, rival company Air New Zealand has just announced they will be offering non-stop service from Auckland to New York in late 2020. From October next year, Air New Zealand will use its 787-9 Dreamliners to fly from Auckland to...

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Driver on the run after police pursuit

Driver on the run after police pursuit

Police are searching for a man after he allegedly fled from a car during a police pursuit on the M1 Princes Motorway at Cataract overnight. Just before 6pm, an officer in an unmarked police vehicle was travelling south when he noticed another vehicle travelling at high speed. The driver refused...

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Qantas attempting New York to Sydney non-stop research flight

Qantas attempting New York to Sydney non-stop research flight

This weekend Qantas will embark on an unprecedented journey when they attempt to fly non-stop from New York to Sydney as part of their research and development program. The flight will kick-off the company’s ‘Project Sunrise’ – an initiative to create commercial non-stop flights from Sydney to...