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Looking Back history feature: Pioneer bushman: Ben Rixon

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By MICK ROBERTS © Benjamin Rixon A POST office was established at Wollongong in 1832 enabling the people of the Illawarra for the first time to have communication with the outside world. Delivering the all important mail between Wollongong and Sydney is a tale of bushrangers, floods, fires and romance. The…

New book reveals the colourful tales of Bellambi and Bulli pubs

THE barmaids serving-up the beer in what is today’s Heritage Hotel at Bulli must have looked on in sheer horror as thousands of thirsty drinkers began filling the public bar on Christmas Eve 1940. To help celebrate the 130th anniversaries of the Heritage Hotel, Bulli and the Bellambi Hotel, Bellambi, ‘Time Gents’ presents the history … Continue reading

Bulli to host NSW championships this weekend

CONDITIONS are looking perfect ahead of the 2019 NSW Interbranch Championships at Bulli this weekend. The championships brings together the best athletes from all 11 Surf Life Saving branches for two days of elite competition. Bulli SLSC is more than ready for the onslaught of 350 athletes and hundreds of officials, team managers and coaches, … Continue reading

Looking Back history feature: Bushland reclaims Bulli’s lost ‘Pit Town’

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BULLI Pit Town (pictured about 1885 above) was located on the first escarpment bench, to the north of the original Bulli Coal Mine portals and workings. The town was located on the southern side of a creek, and consisted of about 16 or so cottages for the miners working at…

Patrols resume for reported person in surf off Bulli yesterday evening

SURF Lifesaving Illawarra duty officer and Bulli SLSC callout teams were on Bulli beach at first light this morning providing surveillance patrols after a search swung into action yesterday evening. The search got underway after reports of a possible person in the surf off Bulli Beach, near ‘The Pines’, east of Ocean Park soccer fields. … Continue reading

Rescue teams at Bulli Beach this evening after reports of person in the surf

A SEARCH for a possible person in the surf off Bulli Beach, near ‘The Pines’, east of Ocean Park soccer fields, was called-off when darkness fell today. This evening Surf Lifesaving Illawarra was notified of reports of a possible person about 120 metres off shore. Multiple emergency services responded including NSW Police, NSW Ambulance, Toll Rescue … Continue reading

Huge crowd expected at Bulli for inaugural Super Surf Teams League

MORE than 110 of the best rising surf sport stars from around Australia will descend upon Bulli on Sunday for the inaugural Super Surf Teams League. The next generation of surf sport athletes will compete in the Super Surf Teams League, a surf carnival style competition that will run as a curtain raiser to the … Continue reading

Looking Back history feature: Bulli and her sisters

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(By M.M.A.) The Bulli Mine Disaster monument in the 1930s What wonderful charm is found around old Bulli! That town so well-known to travellers guarding carefully its wonderful trump card, the famous Bulli Pass.  As the years glide on Bulli has grown old gracefully and in mature stage is more beautiful than of yore. Standing on…

Extended clearways proposal threatens Bulli businesses

BULLI shop owners have raised concern that a proposal for extended clearways through the shopping centre, further reducing parking along the Prince’s Highway, could have a disastrous impact, forcing businesses to close. The possibility of imposing further parking restrictions through the shopping centre has been on the drawing board since 2012, when State Labor MP … Continue reading

Have your say about cycling throughout the city this Saturday at Bulli Beach

WHETHER you’re a weekend warrior, a novice with training wheels, or someone who never hops on a bike, Wollongong City Council wants to hear about your cycling experiences at Bulli Beach this weekend. An information stall will be at Bulli Beach this Saturday from midday to 2pm to help the Council review its ‘Bike Plan’ … Continue reading

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