Bald Hill

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Looking Back: Coaching the sea cliffs

By MICK ROBERTS. THE eagerly awaited arrival of the railway to the Illawarra awoke the world to what is known today as Lawrence Hargrave Drive and its scenic splendour, altering what was a coastal bush track from a quiet local thoroughfare into a busy main road linking Sydney to Wollongong. Soon after the opening of … Continue reading

Bald Hill cyclist critical

A CYCLIST is in a critical condition after coming off his bike while riding down Bald Hill at Stanwell Park on Sunday. Paramedics were called to treat the man, aged about 38, who had suffered a serious head injury during a cycling event. First aid was given by a surf lifesaver before the man was … Continue reading

Maintenance to Bald Hill conveniences

ESSENTIAL maintenance work will be carried out on the public amenities at Bald Hill from Monday November 5. The public amenity building will be closed until November 25 during the maintenance and Wollongong City Council is providing portable toilets on site for public use. These amenities will be available during daylight hours. Council apologises for … Continue reading

Radical plan could deter environmental vandals

By MICK ROBERTS. RADICAL measures could be put in place by Wollongong City Council in an effort to kerb increasing tree vandalism in the northern Illawarra. Ward One Greens Councillor Jill Merrin is calling for Council to urgently initiate a public education campaign on the benefits of native vegetation after The Bulli Times revealed earlier … Continue reading

Bald Hill plans go on show

THE second round of community consultation on preparing a Landscape Master Plan for Bald Hill is underway. Following consultation with the community during April and May, Wollongong City Council’s consultants ARUP has provided design principles and draft concept plans for the important scenic and historical site following the collaborative mapping and other engagement activities with … Continue reading

Workshop on future of Bald Hill

A SECOND design workshop or charrette on the future of Bald Hill at Stanwell Tops will be held on Friday June 22 by Wollongong City Council and its consultants, ARUP. The second session will focus on design principles and reviewing potential layouts for the site. Cr Leigh Colacino is keen to see more involvement from … Continue reading

Future of Bald Hill takes flight

HAVE your say on the future of Bald Hill Reserve at Stanwell Park. Wollongong City Council has launched a community engagement program to get feedback on enhancing this nationally important scenic and historical site. Councillor Leigh Colacino said that Bald Hill is treasured by residents and visitors for both its spectacular views of the Illawarra … Continue reading

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