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Road work at Memorial Drive roundabout at Bulli

MOTORISTS are advised of changed traffic conditions this week on the on-ramp to Memorial Drive from the Princes Highway roundabout at Bulli to undertake line marking. During the work, the on-ramp will be closed and a detour in place via the Princes Highway for the safety of workers and road users. Motorists are advised to … Continue reading

New development proposal lodged for Bulli’s much-loved Denmark Hotel

AN agreement seems to have been reached on the future of Bulli’s much-loved Denmark Hotel, with a solution found to the festering problem of gaining access to the site. The redevelopment proposals for the former Denmark Hotel have been entangled in red tape for over a decade with the building falling into disrepair in recent … Continue reading

Drugs and firearms seized after alleged Bandidos member arrested at Sandon Point

SIX men have been charged by police after prohibited drugs worth $12 million, three firearms and $1.2 million cash were seized following a dramatic arrest at Sandon Point, Bulli just before midday yesterday by the Tactical Operations Unit. Following a joint investigation between Southern Region Enforcement Squad and the Raptor Squad a 36-year-old man was … Continue reading

Have your say on proposed bike parking rails at key northern locations

OVER 30 bike parking rails will be installed at 13 locations between Thirroul and Fairy Meadow as part of a proposal by Wollongong City Council to help encourage cycling. To help get the locations and number of bike rails right, Council is asking residents to share their feedback on the proposals. During the development of … Continue reading

Delays expected next week during road resurfacing work at Thirroul and Bulli

MOTORISTS are advised of changed traffic conditions from next week during road resurfacing work on Lawrence Hargrave Drive at Thirroul and Memorial Drive at Bulli. Transport for NSW also advises of disruptions during road resurfacing work over three nights next week on the southbound lanes of the Princes Motorway between University Avenue and Gipps Road at … Continue reading

Cigarette butt-bins installed at five northern hot-spots

FIVE northern suburbs’ locations, from Stanwell Tops to Towradgi Beach, will have cigarette butt bins installed by Wollongong City Council. The Council is renewing its effort to eliminate cigarette litter, with the launch of its educational No Butts Trail and the installation of 30 new cigarette butt bins. The bins will be located at numerous northern suburbs … Continue reading

South bound access to Memorial Drive at Bulli closed for two nights for survey work

MOTORISTS are advised by Transport for NSW of the closure of the south bound access to Memorial Drive at Bulli from Sunday to allow for geotechnical and survey work to be undertaken. A Transport for NSW spokesperson said the geotechnical and survey work will assist in the future maintenance of the area. As a result, … Continue reading

Six northern suburbs’ medical practices will begin Covid jabs from today

SIX medical practices and clinics from Helensburgh to Fairy Meadow in Wollongong’s northern suburbs are among the 1,000 centres across the nation which will join the COVID-19 vaccination program from today. From today (March 22 2021) the medical practices will begin administering vaccines to patients as part of phase 1b of the Australian Government’s program. … Continue reading

Verge garden concept growing, with green light given for six in the north

TWELVE successful applicants are set to receive a $250 voucher to help fund new verge gardens for their community. Among them are six from the northern suburbs. Wollongong City Council’s Connecting Neighbours Grant – Verge Gardens Pilot is a trial program that encourages residents to green public land, between people’s property and the kerb. The … Continue reading

Disruptions on Memorial Drive between Bulli and North Wollongong

MOTORISTS are advised of night work on Memorial Drive between Bulli and North Wollongong for maintenance to improve safety for road users from Sunday. Work will be carried out on both north bound and south bound lanes of Memorial Drive between North Wollongong and the Princes Highway at Bulli. Work will include general maintenance, clearing … Continue reading