News

  • 2NRS News Bulletin: Monday 17th June with Ella Carter
    This mornings 8:30AM and 9:30AM news bulletin with Ella Carter looking at the top stories in the Illawarra.  Local News at: 8:30AM, 9:30AM, 4:30PM & 5:30PM daily. Listen live and exclusively on the free iHeart Radio App.
  • Sandon Point Swells
    A crowd gathered at Sandon Point on Sunday as adrenaline seeking surfers took on challenging swell amidst a warning from the Bureau of Meteorology.  The warning, prompted by a Tasman low, highlighted the potential dangers for rock fishers and swimmers along the Hunter to Far
  • Corrimal Blaze Destroys Home, Claims Cat’s Life
    Photo Credit: Illawarra Mercury A Corrimal resident lost their home and cat in a severe fire that required a dozen firefighters over an hour to control. The blaze erupted around 5:45 PM on Saturday, June 15, on Yuill Avenue, prompting multiple emergency calls as flames
  • Wollongong’s Souva King Closes Doors, Leaving a Culinary Void
    Photo Credit: Illawarra Mercury Adam McLean The King has departed. Long live the King! Wollongong mourns the loss of its beloved eatery as the Souva King on Kembla Street closed its doors last weekend. In terms of heart-wrenching restaurant closures, this rates a perfect five
  • Palto Guise Illawarra’s hottest band in town
    From making music in Highschool to sold out live gigs in Melbourne , Illawarra’s hottest new band Palto Guise is definitely one to add to the Spotify playlist. Haydin the lead guitarist of Palto Guise described that making music in Wollongong and the Illawarra is
  • Controversial Illawarra wind zone gets the green light
    The new controversial Illawarra wind zone, just 20 kilometers off the Illawarra coastline has got the green light after fierce community set-back and protests. Climate Change and Energy Minister Chris Bowen will declare in a press conference today, on a visit to the Illawarra. He
  • Women Illawarra: Empowering Women in Crisis Across the Illawarra Region
    Women Illawarra: Empowering Women in Crisis Since 1979 By Lisa Kowalski Women Illawarra has been a cornerstone of support for women in the Illawarra region since 1979. Founded on the principles of empowerment and solidarity, the organization offers a lifeline to women experiencing domestic and
  • Free Pilates classes for Men’s Health Week!
    This week marks the 30th anniversary of Men’s Health Week, taking place from June 10-16. This is a fantastic opportunity support and promote men’s health and wellbeing! In honour of this, Studio Pilates Wollongong is offering free Reformer Pilates classes until the 16th of June,
  • The Illawarra Carnival is BACK for 2024!
    The Illawarra Carnival has returned in 2024 and there’s so much to look forward to this year, and guaranteed to be an event the WHOLE family can enjoy. The best news is – this year the Illawarra Carnival is running across THREE huge weekends! Here’s
  • Top 5 Things to do this weekend with the Kids in the Illawarra
    Not sure what to do this weekend? Our handy guide has everything you need to explore the Illawarra