This category contains 1863 posts

East Corrimal students take part in reconciliation art project

ARTWORK from students at East Corrimal Public School will feature in a new reconciliation art project on display in Crown Street Mall. The East Corrimal students’ work is among 10 banners from children at Para Meadows School, Keiraview Childcare Centre, Five Islands Secondary College and Warrawong Public School, in Wollongong. The exhibition, Nandhi Ngara (Look Listen) was … Continue reading

Work begins in June on road improvements through Thirroul

ROAD surface and traffic improvements on Lawrence Hargrave Drive in Thirroul will be carried out by Transport for NSW from next month to increase traffic efficiency and safety.   The work will include road re-sheeting between Lachlan Street and Hewitts Avenue, as well as asphalt patching from Bulli Pass to Phillip Street.  A Transport for … Continue reading

International Story Time at Helensburgh, Thirroul and Corrimal libraries

NATIONAL Simultaneous Storytime is back with special events at Corrimal, Helensburgh, Thirroul, and Wollongong Libraries this week. This year the national event is held on Wednesday, May 24 at 11am and invites everyone across the country to read the Australian picture book, The Speedy Sloth by author Rebecca Young and Illustrator Heath McKenzie. National Simultaneous Storytime is … Continue reading

Have your say on Crown reserves at Helensburgh, Austinmer, Thirroul, Bulli, Woonona and Corrimal

AUSTINMER Beach and Reserve, Corrimal Memorial Park, Darkes Forest, and the Helensburgh and District Historical Mine Museum. At first glance, none of these locations seem to have anything in common. But they do – they’re all Crown reserves. A Crown reserve is a parcel of land which has been set aside by the NSW State … Continue reading

Lawrence Hargrave Drive lane closures to allow for drainage works

MOTORISTS are advised of changed traffic conditions from next week in both directions on Lawrence Hargrave Drive, Clifton for drainage replacement work. A reduced speed limit of 40 kmh, traffic control and lane closures will be in place during work hours. Traffic control will manage queue lengths to reduce impacts on motorists. Work will be … Continue reading

Bulli’s historic Denmark Hotel goes up for sale again

BULLI’S much-loved Denmark Hotel is up for sale again. The heritage-listed building will be auctioned on June 24. Owner, Sean Hannon, who reportedly has “run out of steam”, bought the former coaching inn and hotel in 2011 for $427,000 with a vision to transform the historic building into exclusive apartments. After more than a decade … Continue reading

Southbound on-ramp to the M1 Princes Motorway from Appin Road closed to traffic next week

MOTORISTS are advised of upcoming changed traffic conditions on Appin Road southbound for road repair and resurfacing work next week. During the work detours will be in place via Old Mount Ousley Road and M1 Princes Motorway.  Motorists travelling northbound will not be impacted. The southbound on-ramp to the M1 Princes Motorway from Appin Road … Continue reading

Council gives green light for electric vehicle charging stations on public land

PROVIDERS can now establish, operate and maintain electric vehicle charging infrastructure on Wollongong City Council-owned or managed land. Last week, Council voted unanimously to adopt a new Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure on Public Land Policy. The new policy was finalised following a round of community consultation earlier this year, where 98 per cent of submissions supported … Continue reading

After more than half a century, Platypus returned to Hacking River in ambitious re-population effort

FOR the first time in half a century, the Royal National Park, on the doorstep of the northern Illawarra, will have a population of platypus. Scientists from UNSW Sydney have re-introduced platypuses to the Hacking River after an absence of more than 50 years since a confirmed sighting of the iconic native animals. Leading a team … Continue reading

Repair work completed on Lawrence Hargrave Drive landslip ahead of schedule

LANDSLIP repairs on Lawrence Hargrave Drive at Stanwell Tops have been completed ahead of schedule. A spokesperson for Transport for NSW said its work crews understood how the night time full road closures and day time part closures were causing inconvenience to the local community and made every effort to get the job done as … Continue reading

Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 1,130 other subscribers