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Heritage award for pavillion restoration

THE North Beach Bathers Pavilion has won the Regeneration and New Development award at the National Trust of Australia (NSW) Heritage Awards. The award was presented at a ceremony at Doltone House in Jones Bay, Sydney. The award recognises the conservation of built heritage through design, capital works and repair. Wollongong City Council reopened the … Continue reading

Celebrate the restoration of historic landmark

THE renovated North Beach Bathers Pavilion will reopen with a big community celebration today (Sunday September 30). The day will mark the completion of an extensive restoration project to the historic building and its surrounds. Celebrations will include heritage tours, a march past by members of Illawarra Surf Life Saving and a longboard competition. The … Continue reading

Historic pavillion re-opens tomorrow

FOR Wollongong City Councillor Chris Connor the reopening of the North Beach Bathers Pavilion will have an extra special twist. He will be following in his late grandfather’s footsteps. Cr Connor’s grandfather, Rex Connor was one of the then Wollongong Council aldermen who opened the historic building back in 1938. “It’s a very special thing … Continue reading

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