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Heritage order sought for Corrimal Coke Works site ahead of residential proposal

WOLLONGONG City Council has slapped an interim heritage order on the former Corrimal Coke Works site. Council says it has taken the action, under the NSW Heritage Act, to ensure that the heritage significance of the site can be properly considered in finalising a planning proposal for the site, prior to the progression of any … Continue reading

Mount Ousley traffic diverted through Bulli Sunday evening

BULLI and Thirroul residents should brace for heavier than usual traffic this Sunday evening with the closure of Mount Ousley Road for maintenance work. The M1 Princes Motorway will be closed between Bulli Tops and Memorial Drive, while the Picton Road will also be closed between the M1 and Wilton, while the Roads and Maritime … Continue reading

Russell Vale retaining wall to be replaced

WORK will start this week to repair and replace an ageing retaining wall on the Princes Highway at Russell Vale. Wollongong City Council will close one north-bound lane of the highway to complete the works, from Nimbin Street to Hicks Street. There will be message boards in place during the rebuild of the ageing wall, … Continue reading

Coledale nurse acknowledged

  2019 HANMA Nurse of the Year Winner from HESTA on Vimeo.   COLEDALE’S Kate Curtis (pictured) is the winner of Nurse of the Year in the 2019 Hesta Australian Nursing & Midwifery Awards. Professor Kate Curtis was recognised for her work as a trauma nurse tirelessly advocating to reduce the impact of trauma injuries … Continue reading

Lawrence Hargrave Drive closed to traffic at Stanwell Park on Monday

  Motorists are advised by the Roads and Maritime Services (RMS) that Lawrence Hargrave Drive at Stanwell Park will be closed next Monday for essential maintenance work. The work includes trimming vegetation and clearing gutters and drains and the maintenance of guardrails and signs. Lawrence Hargrave Drive will be closed to all vehicles on Monday … Continue reading

Custom fitted Service NSW bus to visit Helensburgh

HELENSBURGH residents will have easier access to NSW Government transactions when Service NSW’s new mobile service centre visits Charles Harper Park on Thursday May 16. State MP for Heathcote Lee Evans said the custom fitted Service NSW bus will save people time and money and spend about 46 weeks a year on the road in … Continue reading

Lawrence Hargrave Drive roads works

Motorists are advised by the Roads and Maritime Service (RMS) of changed traffic conditions from Monday at the intersection of Lawrence Hargrave Drive and Stonehaven Road at Stanwell Tops. Work will be carried out on safety improvements, and will include widening the road shoulder to allow motorists to pass around right-turning traffic. The RMS said … Continue reading

Prince’s Highway closures at Darkes Forest

MOTORISTS are advised the Prince’s Highway at Darkes Forest will be closed for three nights from Sunday between Helensburgh and Bulli Tops for work on Darkes Forest Bridge. The work requires the bridge to be lifted for the removal and replacement of bridge supports. The road will be closed from Helensburgh to Bulli Tops in … Continue reading

Funding commitments for Woonona cycleway and Helensburgh netball courts

HELENSBURGH Netball Club has been forced to cancel the weekly Ladies competition because their courts are too dangerous, impacting 180 local women. A Labor Government, if successful at the May 18 Federal election have committed $80,000 towards major resurfacing and drainage works for Helensburgh Netball Club. This and a number of other funding projects have … Continue reading

‘Rampant’ deer population ‘out of control’ says Keira MP

URGENT bipartisan action is needed to address the current crisis of the growing wild deer population in the Illawarra. NSW Shadow Treasurer, State MP for Keira, Ryan Park has written to the newly appointed Minister for Agriculture, Adam Marshall MP to request a meeting to discuss options for immediate action. Mr Park claims deer populations … Continue reading

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