Burrows of Bellambi

Mr. and Mrs. H. Burrows, of York Road, Bellambi, taken at the celebration of their Golden Wedding anniversary. The couple are popular identities of the Bellambi district where they have lived for the greater part of 50 years. –South Coast Times Monday 13 November 1950.

Shifting Sherbrooke’s church

  BACK in 1992, a team of volunteers relocated the former Sherbrooke Union Church from number 8 High Street Woonona to the Illawarra Grevillea Park (Behind Slacky Flat, Bulli) to save it from the bulldozer. The old church, which was being used as a private residence at the time, was earmarked for demolition for home…

Three shifts a day in bed

  ALL the situations conceived by Gilbert and Sullivan in their libretto, “Box and Cox,” have been brought on to the stage of real life at Wollongong, rejuvenated city of steel and coal on the South Coast of New South Wales. Flooded with a new population of workers employed in their thousands by the rapidly…

History of the Bulli Rifle Club

  THE following story was complied by S.W. Ellis, and was sent to me when I was editor of the Bulli Times newspaper in 1993. I discovered this three page typed history, entitled “History of the Bulli Rifle Club”, along with the captioned images, while going through a box of old letters and photos recently.…

Chooks in the pub cellar

Electric light poles were burnt down at the top of Bulli Pass last night, and residents were left without electric light and power. Yesterday afternoon, the Panorama Hotel and the Kiosk were seriously threatened. Tables and forms in the grounds were destroyed. The kiosk was saved by two passing lorry drivers, who fought the fire…