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  • Balgowlah. Just after 11.45am Thursday, 23 June, NSW Police and NSW Ambulance were called to a two-car head-on collision at Sydney Road and Wanganella Street, Balgowlah. Four occupants of the vehicles were assessed by paramedics, with one taken to Northern Beaches Hospital suffering minor injuries.
  • Bilgola Beach. Just before 3.00pm Sunday, 19 June, NSW Police and NSW Ambulance paramedics responded to a two-vehicle collision on the Bilgola Bends at Barrenjoey Road, Bilgola Beach. One person was assessed by paramedics but did not require transport to hospital. The incident was cleared around 3.30pm.
  • Brookvale. Just before 11.00pm Saturday, 18 June, NSW Police received a report of a motor vehicle accident at Ethel Avenue, Brookvale.
  • Brookvale. Just after midday Friday, 24 June, NSW Police received a report of a motor vehicle accident at Dale Street, Brookvale.
  • Brookvale. Just after 2.00pm Friday, 24 June, NSW Police received a report of a motor vehicle accident at Dale Street, Brookvale.
  • Church Point. Just before 7.15pm Sunday, 19 June, NSW Police received a report of a motor vehicle accident at McCarrs Creek Road, Church Point.
  • Church Point. Just before 3.15pm Wednesday, 22 June, NSW Police and NSW Ambulance responded to a report of a collision between a cyclist and pedestrian at Pittwater Road, Church Point. The woman was knocked to the ground and assisted by passers by with medical experience until the arrival of paramedics, who took her to Northern Beaches Hospital in a stable condition.
  • Cottage Point. Just before 6.00am Sunday, 19 June, NSW Ambulance and Terrey Hills Rural Fire Brigade were called to a vehicle that had run off the road at Cottage Point Road, Cottage Point, approximately 2.5km from the turn off from General San Martin Drive, Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park. NSW Ambulance paramedics treated two occupants of the vehicle which had left the road and gone into an embankment at moderate speed. Two men in their 20s and 40s were taken to hospital in a stable condition. The road was affected in both directions until after 7.00am.
  • Dee Why. Shortly after 11.00pm Saturday, 18 June, NSW Police received a report of a motor vehicle accident at Headland Road, Dee Why.
  • Dee Why. Just before 12.30pm Tuesday, 21 June, NSW Police received a report of a motor vehicle accident at Howard Avenue, Dee Why.
  • Dee Why. Just after 7.45am Thursday, 23 June, NSW Police received a report of a motor vehicle accident causing an obstruction to traffic at Oaks Avenue, Dee Why.
  • Dee Why. Just before 9.30am Thursday, 23 June, NSW Police and firefighters from Dee Why, Narrabeen and Forestville Stations responded to a report of a utility that had left the road and gone into a house at Pittwater Road, Dee Why, near Dee Why Parade (main image and below). The vehicle was removed by a tow truck but had caused structural damage to the property and dislodged asbestos material, which was rendered safe by the hazmat firefighters from Forestville Station. Damage to the building required residents to relocate until structural repairs and asbestos remediation could be conducted.
  • Forestville. Shortly before 9.30am Monday, 20 June, NSW Ambulance paramedics attended a motor vehicle accident at Warringah Road, Forestville. A man in his 60s had collided with a pole, suffering suspected head injuries. He was taken to Northern Beaches Hospital in a stable condition.
  • Forestville. Just before 7.30pm Monday, 20 June, NSW Police and firefighters from Forestville Station were called to a two-car nose-to-tail collision at Warringah Road, Forestville. Nobody was injured in the incident but one of the vehicles needed to be towed, affecting traffic for around a half hour.
  • Forestville. Just before 11.30am Friday, 24 June, NSW Police received a report of a motor vehicle accident at Warringah Road, Forestville, near Currie Road. A woman in her 70s was assessed for chest pain and taken to Northern Beaches Hospital in a stable condition.
  • Frenchs Forest. Just before 10.00am Saturday, 18 June, NSW Police received a report of a motor vehicle accident at Warili Road, Frenchs Forest.
  • Frenchs Forest. Just after 3.00pm Monday, 20 June, NSW Police received a report of a motor vehicle accident at Frenchs Forest Road East, Frenchs Forest.
  • Manly. Shortly before 3.30pm Friday, 24 June, NSW Police an NSW Ambulance paramedics responded to a collision between a car and motorbike at Pittwater Road, Manly, near Collingwood Street. They found the 26-year-old female rider of the motorbike suffering suspected spinal and pelvic injuries. She was taken to Royal North Shore Hospital in a serious but stable condition. The 50-year-old male driver of the car failed a roadside breath test and was taken to Manly Police Station where further testing was conducted and he was charged with high-range drink driving. Full story.
  • Manly Vale. Just after 11.15am Sunday, 19 June, NSW Police received a report of a motor vehicle accident at Koorala Street, Manly Vale.
  • Manly Vale. Just after 2.30pm Friday, 24 June, NSW Police received a report of a motor vehicle accident at Lovett Street, Manly Vale.
  • Narrabeen. Shortly after 4.30pm Friday, 24 June, Fire and Rescue NSW Narrabeen Station responded to a report of a two-vehicle collision at Pittwater Road, Narrabeen, near Mactier Street. The incident caused northbound delays along Pittwater Road for half an hour while a fluid spill was rendered safe and the vehicles were towed. No injuries were reported.
  • North Narrabeen. Shortly after 1.00pm Friday, 24 June, NSW Police and firefighters from Narrabeen Station responded to a report of a two-car collision at Namona Street, North Narrabeen. Firefighters rendered a fluid spill safe using absorbent material. No injuries were reported.
  • Seaforth. Shortly after 4.15pm Sunday, 19 June, NSW Police received a report of a collision between a cyclist and car at Battle Boulevard, Seaforth. NSW Ambulance paramedics were unable to locate any injured cyclist after searching the area.
  • Seaforth. Just before 4.30pm Thursday, 23 June, NSW Police received a report of a motor vehicle accident at Wakehurst Parkway, Seaforth. No injuries were reported.
  • Wheeler Heights. Shortly after 5.45pm Saturday, 18 June, NSW Police received a report of a motor vehicle accident at South Creek Road, Wheeler Heights.

Rescue

  • Belrose. Just after 3.45pm Wednesday, 22 June, three NSW Ambulance crews and the CareFlight Rescue Helicopter responded to a report of a boy injured in a bike accident at the Bare Creek Bike Park, Crozier Road, Belrose. Paramedics found an 11-year-old boy who had crashed while going over a 1m jump, with the handlebars of his bike striking his abdomen. The boy was carried 200-300m by stokes litter in significant pain to the waiting CareFlight Rescue Helicopter, which took him to The Children’s Hospital at Westmead in a serious but stable condition.
  • Dee Why. Just after 8.30pm Saturday, 18 June, Fire and Rescue NSW Dee Why Station was called to the Lighthouse building at Oaks Avenue, Dee Why, to assist a teenager trapped in a bathroom. Firefighters released them by prying the door open.
  • Manly. Just after 8.15am Saturday, 18 June, Surf Life Saving NSW Manly Lifeguards assisted a teenage boy who presented to them with a dislocated shoulder that occurred while surfing. They gave him first aid treatment and pain relief until the arrival of NSW Ambulance paramedics who took him to Northern beaches Hospital in a stable condition.
  • Manly. Shortly after 9.00am Saturday, 18 June, a man kayaking off North Head, Manly, became exhausted paddling against large swell and wind. He called for assistance using his Apple Watch, sparking a search and rescue operation. He was located and winched aboard the Westpac Rescue Helicopter. Full story.
Manly kayak rescue
  • Manly. Shortly after midday Saturday, 18 June, NSW Police Marine Area Command and Surf Life Saving NSW Manly Lifeguards were called to assist a vessel whose anchor had become caught around its propellor at Cabbage Tree Bay, Manly. They managed to untangle the rope and the boat was able to leave the area shortly after 12.30pm.
  • Narrabeen. Shortly after 2.15pm Thursday, 23 June, NSW Ambulance paramedics were called to a report of a man fallen from a ladder at a home at Nioka Road, Narrabeen. They treated a man in his 40s for a fractured ankle and took him to Northern Beaches Hospital in a stable condition.
  • Newport. Just after 3.45pm Wednesday, 22 June, NSW Police and firefighters from Avalon Station were called to a report of a toddler trapped in a car at Bungan Head Road, Newport. Firefighters freed the two-year-old girl and returned her to her mother unharmed.
  • North Curl Curl. Just after 9.30am Sunday, 19 June, Fire and Rescue NSW Narrabeen Station was called to assist release a 6-year-old boy who had caught his finger in a car seat at Abbott Road, North Curl Curl.
  • Scotland Island. Just after 11.00pm Sunday, 19 June, NSW Ambulance paramedics assisted with the medical evacuation of a man in his 80s with a shoulder injury from Scotland Island. He was taken to the mainland and then transported by NSW Ambulance to Northern Beaches Hospital in a stable condition.
  • Seaforth. Shortly after 12.30pm Monday, 20 June, NSW Ambulance paramedics were called to a woman in her 60s suffering a suspected funnel web spider bite at Alto Avenue, Seaforth. She was taken to Northern Beaches Hospital where anti-venom was available.
  • Seaforth. Shortly before 1.30pm Thursday, 23 June, NSW Ambulance was called to a report of an injury in the playground at Seaforth Public School at Brook Road, Seaforth. They treated an eight-year-old girl for an injury to her back and took her to Northern Beaches Hospital for further treatment in a stable condition.

Theft & Vandalism

  • Avalon Beach. Shortly after 9.45am Wednesday, 22 June, NSW Police were called to investigate a break-in at Binburra Avenue, Avalon Beach.
  • Brookvale. Just before 12.15pm Sunday, 19 June, NSW Police were called to a report of a person stealing from a retail store at Pittwater Road, Brookvale.
  • Brookvale. Shortly before 6.30am Wednesday, 22 June, NSW Police received a report of property stolen from a vehicle parked at Pittwater Road, Brookvale.
  • Brookvale. Just before 9.00am Wednesday, 22 June, NSW Police responded to a security alarm that had been triggered at Condamine Street, Brookvale.
  • Brookvale. Just before 12.45pm Wednesday, 22 June, NSW Police were called to investigate a report of attempted theft from a commercial premise at Pittwater Road, Brookvale.
  • Brookvale. Just before 7.30pm Thursday, 23 June, NSW Police received a report of a vehicle stolen from where it had been parked at Pittwater Road, Brookvale.
  • Church Point. Shortly after 1.00am Thursday, 23 June, a group of four thieves attempted to break in to a property at McCarrs Creek Road, Church Point. They left when the occupants were alerted to their presence.
  • Collaroy. Just after 6.15am Tuesday, 21 June, NSW Police were called to investigate a break-in at Suffolk Avenue, Collaroy.
  • Collaroy. Just before 7.30am Tuesday, 21 June, NSW Police were called to investigate a break-in at Westmoreland Avenue, Collaroy.
  • Collaroy. Just before 8.00am Thursday, 23 June, NSW Police were called to investigate a break-in at Cumberland Avenue, Collaroy.
  • Dee Why. Shortly after 10.00am Friday, 24 June, NSW Police were called to investigate a break-in at Oaks Avenue, Dee Why.
  • Fairlight. Just before 6.45am Sunday, 19 June, NSW Police were called to investigate a break-in at Baltic Street, Fairlight.
  • Fairlight. Shortly after midday Wednesday, 22 June, NSW Police received a report of property stolen from a vehicle parked at La Perouse Street, Fairlight.
  • Forestville. Just after 1.00pm Wednesday, 22 June, NSW Police were called to investigate a vehicle stolen from Lady Davidson Circuit, Forestville.
  • Frenchs Forest. Just before 9.15am Wednesday, 22 June, NSW Police were called to investigate a break-in at Aranda Drive, Frenchs Forest.
  • Frenchs Forest. Shortly before 4.30pm Wednesday, 22 June, NSW Police received a report of a vehicle stolen from Tyalla Avenue, Frenchs Forest.
  • Killarney Heights. Shortly after 2.45am Saturday, 18 June, NSW Police received a report of property stolen from a vehicle parked at Wilde Avenue, Killarney Heights.
  • Manly. Shortly before 9.45pm Wednesday, 22 June, NSW Police were called to investigate a break-in at Fairlight Street, Manly.
  • Manly. Just before 6.30am Friday, 24 June, NSW Police received a report of a vehicle stolen from North Steyne, Manly.
  • Manly. Just after 9.30am Friday, 24 June, NSW Police received a report of an alleged shoplifter caught stealing from a store at The Corso, Manly.
  • Manly. Shortly after 5.00pm Friday, 24 June, NSW Police were called to investigate the theft of a vehicle that had been parked at North Steyne, Manly.
  • Manly Vale. Just after 2.00pm Friday, 24 June, NSW Police received a report of property stolen from a vehicle parked at Koorala Street, Manly Vale.
  • Mona Vale. Shortly before 1.45pm Wednesday, 22 June, NSW Police received a report of vandalism of property at Waratah Street, Mona Vale.
  • North Manly. Shortly before midday Tuesday, 21 June, NSW Police received a report of property stolen from a vehicle parked at William Street, North Manly.
  • Palm Beach. Just after 9.15pm Thursday, 23 June, NSW Police responded to an alarm that had been triggered at Iluka Road, Palm Beach.
  • Seaforth. Just after 4.00pm Thursday, 23 June, NSW Police received a report of property stolen from a vehicle parked at Wakehurst Parkway, Seaforth.

Assault & Disorder

  • Allambie Heights. Just after 5.45pm Saturday, 18 June, NSW Police received a report of disorderly youths gathered near Allambie Road, Allambie Heights.
  • Allambie Heights. Just before 4.30pm Sunday, 19 June, NSW Police received a report of a group of disorderly youths gathered at Allambie Road, Allambie Heights.
  • Allambie Heights. Just after 3.00pm Wednesday, 22 June, NSW Police were called to investigate a report of a person assaulted at Allambie Road, Allambie Heights.
  • Dee Why. Shortly before 7.45pm Saturday, 18 June, NSW Police responded to a report of a person assaulted at Pittwater Road, Dee Why.
  • Frenchs Forest. Just before 6.15pm Friday, 24 June, NSW Police were called to a report of a person assaulted at Frenchs Forest Road East, Frenchs Forest.
  • Manly. Shortly after 12.45am Saturday, 18 June, NSW Police responded to a report of a person assaulted at The Corso, Manly.
  • Manly. Just after 11.30pm Friday, 24 June, NSW Police were called to assist a person who appeared to be intoxicated at The Corso, Manly.
  • Manly Vale. Just before 1.45pm Tuesday, 21 June, NSW Police and NSW Ambulance paramedics responded to a report of a fight at Kenneth Road, Manly Vale. A man in his 60s was taken to Northern Beaches Hospital in a stable condition with an injury to his arm.
  • Mona Vale. Just after 7.00pm Saturday, 18 June, NSW Police were called to a report of a group of youths causing trouble at Barrenjoey Road, Mona Vale.
  • Mona Vale. Just after 10.00pm Monday, 20 June, NSW Police were called to a report of a person assaulted at Seabeach Avenue, Mona Vale.
  • Narrabeen. Shortly after 10.30pm Saturday, 18 June, NSW Police were called to a report of a fight occurring at Pittwater Road, Narrabeen, near Robertson Street. NSW Ambulance were called to the scene but not required.
  • Narrabeen. Just before 10.15pm Friday, 24 June, NSW Police were called to assist a person who appeared to be intoxicated at Lagoon Street, Narrabeen.
  • Narraweena. Just before 11.15am Thursday, 23 June, NSW Police were called to a neighbourhood dispute that had turned violent at Lascelles Road, Narraweena.
  • Narraweena. Just before 7.30pm Friday, 24 June, NSW Police and NSW Ambulance paramedics responded to a report of a domestic incident at a home at Warringah Road, Narraweena. One woman was treated for minor injuries to her leg at the scene by paramedics while police negotiated with another woman, who had barricaded herself inside. The second woman was assisted from the home shortly before 11.00pm and taken for a mental health assessment.
  • Newport. Just before 10.15pm Saturday, 18 June, NSW Police were called to a report of disorderly youths at Robertson Road, Newport.
  • Newport. Shortly after 7.30pm Friday, 24 June, NSW Police received a report of a group of disorderly youths gathered at Palm Road, Newport.
  • North Narrabeen. Just after 8.00pm Thursday, 23 June, NSW Police were called to assist an intoxicated person at Narrabeen Park Parade, North Narrabeen.
  • Warriewood. Just after 5.00pm Friday, 24 June, NSW Police received a report of a group of disorderly youths gathered at Jacksons Road, Warriewood.

Fire & Hazard

  • Bayview. Just after 11.00am Sunday, 19 June, NSW Police and firefighters from Mona Vale Station responded to a report of a fuel spill at the Rowland Reserve boat ramp, Bayview. They found a spill that stretched for approximately 60m from the ramp to roadway and neutralised the spill with absorbent material.
  • Bayview. Just after 5.15pm Friday, 24 June, Fire and Rescue NSW Mona Vale Station was called to a report of a fire at a home at Ilya Avenue, Bayview. When they had arrived, they found an electrical short circuit had been extinguished by the occupants.
  • Beacon Hill. Just before 4.00pm Sunday, 19 June, Fire and Rescue NSW Forestville Station responded to a report of a house fire at Iris Street, Beacon Hill. They found an air conditioning unit alight down the side of the home. Firefighters in breathing apparatus extinguished the fire with a line of hose. They also found fire had spread to insulating materials in the ceiling, which was put out with CO2 extinguishers. Nobody was injured in the incident and the home was handed back to the occupants, who were advised to contact their insurance company.
  • Forestville. Shortly before 8.30pm Saturday, 18 June, Fire and Rescue NSW Forestville Station was called to a fire at a home at Pira Place, Forestville. They found the occupant of a home had set fire to a large number of cardboard boxes, causing a fire that grew larger than expected. Firefighters assisted to extinguish the fire using a hose reel.
  • Frenchs Forest. Just after 2.15pm Friday, 24 June, Fire and Rescue NSW Forestville Station was called to wires brought down by a truck at Inverness Avenue, Frenchs Forest.
  • Manly Vale. Just after 3.45pm Sunday, 19 June, NSW Police and firefighters from Manly Station were called to a report of a gas leak at Pineview Avenue, Manly Vale. The gas was turned off at the meter and the gas company was requested to attend.
  • Narrabeen. Just before 4.30pm Sunday, 19 June, Fire and Rescue NSW Narrabeen and Dee Why Stations responded to a report of a fire in an electrical sub-board at an apartment building at Wetherill Street, Narrabeen. Power was disconnected and the fire extinguished. The building was checked for any spread of fire to upper levels. Ausgrid attended to render the building power supply safe.
  • Narrabeen. Just before 4.00pm Wednesday, 22 June, Fire and Rescue NSW Mona Vale Station was called to a report of a house fire at Narrabeen Street, Narrabeen. They found smoke coming from the home was caused by a small portable stove, that was removed from the premises by firefighters in breathing apparatus. The home was then ventilated by positive pressure fans to remove smoke and allow the occupants to safely return once atmospheric testing had been conducted.
  • North Curl Curl. Just after midday Sunday, 19 June, Fire and Rescue NSW Dee Why Station responded to a fire alarm at Curl Curl North Public School. They found no sign of fire and determined the alarm was triggered by a booster pump. They reset the alarm and notified school security.

Community

  • Chemical clean-out. Free chemical collection this Saturday and Sunday (25-26 June) at the Mona Vale Beach car park, Surfview Road, Mona Vale, between 9.00am – 3.30pm each day. Details here.
  • Dine & Discover. Over $10.7m remains unclaimed in Dine & Discover vouchers on the Northern Beaches. Remember to use (or donate) your remaining vouchers by Thursday, 30 June. Full story.
  • Free flu shot. A free flu vaccination is available to all NSW residents until Thursday, 30 June 2022. Full story.
  • Police appeal. Northern Beaches Police Area Command are appealing for public assistance to locate a man wanted for outstanding warrants. Full story.
  • Police attestation. After 16 weeks of training, the NSW Police Force welcomed 200 recruits at an Attestation Parade at Goulburn Academy on Friday, 24 June, attended by Acting Police Commissioner David Hudson and Deputy Premier and Minister for Police Paul Toole. Six of the graduating probationary constables will be joining the Northern Beaches policing team as of Monday, 27 June. Congratulations Class 353!

Images: Luke Gavahan, NSW Rural Fire Service, Northern Beaches On Scene, Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter, Manly Observer, Northern Beaches Advocate,  NSW Police

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