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Maintenance work will close Mount Ousley Road

THE M1 Princes Motorway will be closed between Bulli Tops and Memorial Drive for one night on both Sunday February 5 and Sunday February 12, weather permitting.  Work will include vegetation removal, guardrail repairs, line marking and cleaning drains to improve safety. As part of the work, Picton Road will also be closed between the … Continue reading

Funding for bush regeneration at Helensburgh

THE Helensburgh & District Landcare Group has received over $6,000 in funding to maintain and upgrade Crown land at the Helensburgh Station Reserve. The NSW Government grants are being provided by the Department of Planning and Environment – Crown Lands from the Crown Reserves Improvement Fund. State MP for Heathcote, Lee Evans said the $6,820 funding … Continue reading

National surf boat event heading to Bulli Beach in February

PLANNING is ramping-up with only weeks to go before the 2023 Australian Surf Rowers League (ASRL) Open comes to Bulli Beach. Bulli Surf Life Saving Club is keen to talk to community groups that may be available to provide assistance with barbecue and parking operations over the four day event. The surf club is also … Continue reading

Road closure at Otford: detours will be in place

MOTORISTS are advised of the closure of Lady Wakehurst Drive next week between McKell Avenue and Otford Lookout for maintenance work to be carried out.  Work will include general maintenance, guardrail repairs, trimming vegetation and clearing gutters and drains to improve safety. Detours will be in place via McKell Avenue, the M1 Princes Motorway and … Continue reading

Fate of Thirroul and Towradgi’s ‘pop-up’ cycleways about to be decided, and Council wants your feedback

THE trial of ‘pop-up cycleways’ at Thirroul and Towradgi is coming to an end, with Wollongong City Council set to make a decision on their future. With the two-year anniversary of the trial fast approaching, Council is completing a final round of community engagement as it considers whether to make the cycleways a permanent addition. … Continue reading

Memorial Drive night closures: detours in place

MOTORISTS are advised of night closures of the southbound on-ramp to Memorial Drive at Bulli next week for ongoing upgrade work to the roundabout. Detours will be in place via Princes Highway and Bellambi Lane. A reduced speed limit of 40 kmh and single lane closures will be in place during work hours. The Princes … Continue reading

Music lovers encouraged to ride their push bikes to this year’s folk festival at Slacky Flat, Bulli

THE annual Illawarra Folk Festival will be held at Slacky Flat, Bulli from Friday January 20 to Sunday January 22 Set in the foothills of the Illawarra Escarpment in Bulli Showground, the 2023 festival has five onsite venues and is billed as a “family friendly village with action from early morning to late night”. With … Continue reading

Projects mapped-out in the north over 2023 include playgrounds, cycleways, beach car parks and continuation of the Grand Pacific Walk

FROM footpath improvements to playground upgrades, road works, renovations of community buildings and planting more trees on public land, Wollongong City Council have literally mapped out its works plan for 2023 and it includes a number of significants projects in the northern suburbs. The Council is encouraging residents to take a look at their online map … Continue reading

Trio charged after two men allegedly stabbed at Woonona

DETECTIVES investigating the alleged stabbing of two men at Woonona at the weekend have arrested and charged three people. About 10.45pm on Saturday (December 31, 2022), emergency services were called to Adams Parade, Woonona, following reports of an assault. Wollongong police found two 43-year-old men with stab wounds; one with an abdominal injury, and another … Continue reading

Lane closed during Mount Ousley road works

MOTORISTS are advised of changed traffic conditions next week in the northbound lanes of Mount Ousley Road as part of natural disaster recovery work.  A 500m section of the left-hand truck and bus lane after New Mount Pleasant Road will be temporarily closed on the M1 Princes Motorway to allow crews to carry out work … Continue reading

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