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Looking Back history feature: The Kennedy Brothers and their attempt at ‘respectability’

Originally posted on Looking Back:
Market Square Wollongong, showing the Governor Bourke Hotel (far left, circled),the two storey Queens Hotel, and, far right, The Wollongong Hotel, in the early 1850s By MICK ROBERTS © THE Kennedy brothers’ attempts at respectability in Australia seemed to have started off on the right foot. The three Irishmen, Hugh, John…

Our tour of the new Bulli brewery

    SINCE opening to the public last Wednesday, Bulli’s new craft brewery and small bar has attracted thousands of visitors. The Bulli & Clifton Times paid a visit on Sunday to the recently opened Resin Brewery. Owner, Steve House gave us a tour of the inner-workings of the brewery, and a taste test of … Continue reading

2020 Bulli mine disaster memorial service

UPDATED MARCH 16 2020: Due to the coronavirus pendemic, the Black Diamond Heritage Centre have cancelled this event. See Bulli Times story here. THE Black Diamond Heritage Centre invites the community to the 2020 commemoration of the 1887 Bulli Mine Disaster at St Augustines Anglican Church Park Road, Bulli on Monday, March 23 from 1.30pm. … Continue reading

Open for business! The beer is flowing at Bulli’s new craft brewery, bar and cafe

The much anticipated craft-brewery, bar and cafe opened for business in Bulli on Saturday. Large crowds gathered to sample Resin Brewery’s brews ahead of the regular opening times of Wednesday to Sunday from March 11. Business partners and friends Brendan Dowd and Stephen House invited locals to a sneak preview of the craft-brewery in Railway … Continue reading

Looking Back history feature: Bulli’s sacred sporting turf

Originally posted on Looking Back:
Slacky Flat sporting complex at Bulli in the 1990s. By MICK ROBERTS © Thirroul Cricket team on Slacky Flat 1908. ARGUABLY Woonona Bulli can boast of two sacred sporting grounds. I know some may disagree, with Nicholson Park at Woonona, and the picturesque soccer grounds of Bulli Park also in…

Bulli Medical Practice celebrates an astonishing 125 years of health service

  BULLI Medical Practice is proud of their long history. Just two years after the opening of Bulli Hospital, Dr Clifton Sturt began his practice in a little weatherboard elongated building alongside his Park Road home. This year marks 125 years of health care from the site. A “history wall” with a poster including photographs … Continue reading

Woonona students help launch Clean Up Australia campaign ahead of this weekend’s activities

SCHOOL students made their way to Woonona beach today (Friday, February 28) to replace litter with low-lying shrubs and grasses for the launch of Clean Up Australia Day 2020. Celebrating 30 years of Clean Up Australia Day community groups will have their opportunity to take part in cleaning up sites throughout the city on Sunday … Continue reading

Memorial Drive night closure, between North ‘Gong and Bulli, from next week

MEMORIAL Drive, between North Wollongong and Bulli, will be closed to traffic over four nights from next Monday. Transport for NSW is planning to carry out maintenance work on the Northern Distributor, which it says is essential and routine. To minimise the impacts to motorists work will be carried out over four nights from Monday March 2 and Thursday … Continue reading

Future of old Bulli Hospital site unsure, as heritage significance questioned

  By MICK ROBERTS ALMOST 130 years of history will come to an end next month when the old Bulli Hospital is expected to be decommissioned. A new $50 million Bulli Hospital and Aged Care Centre will replace the old hospital on a new site located on the opposite side of the road. While welcoming … Continue reading

Maintenance work to close Bulli Pass to traffic for two days

BULLI Pass will be closed to traffic in both directions on Wednesday February 26 and Thursday February 27. Transport for NSW is planning to carry out maintenance work for two days on the Pass between Lawrence Hargrave Drive and M1 Princes Motorway. Work will take place in both directions between 9am and 3pm between Wednesday February 26 and Thursday February 27, weather permitting. … Continue reading

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