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New playgrounds ready for action at Bulli Beach, Clifton and Balgownie

GOOD news for children and families as fencing is removed around three upgraded playgrounds at Bulli Beach Reserve, Rae Crescent Reserve Balgownie and Rube Hargrave Park Clifton. Wollongong City Council has completed the upgrades to the three playgrounds and they are ready for people to enjoy this weekend. It’s all part of Council’s strategy to … Continue reading

Search resumes to find paraglider reported to have crashed off coast at Woonona

UPDATE Tuesday, June 14, 2022: The scaled back search for a paraglider who reportedly crashed into the ocean off Woonona on Saturday was called off on Monday afternoon. There have been no reports of a missing person, and water police and other agencies said they will continue to monitor the situation. A SEARCH has resumed … Continue reading

Bulli Pass closed for night work for five weeks

MOTORISTS are advised Bulli Pass will be closed at night between Lawrence Hargrave Drive and M1 Princes Motorway for five weeks to allow for slope stabilisation work . Work includes slope stabilisation and drainage to restore ongoing access for all vehicles. Motorists are advised detours are in place via Lawrence Hargrave Drive or via the … Continue reading

Appeal for information after a reported child approach at Bulli

POLICE are appealing for information following the report of a child approach at Bulli earlier today. An 11-year-old girl was walking along the bicycle pathway near the intersection of Trinity Row and Park Road, Bulli, when a man approached and spoke to the girl about 8.30am today (Saturday 28 May 2022). A woman intervened and … Continue reading

Rock fishos required to wear lifejackets between Coalcliff and Austinmer, and Bulli’s Waniora and Bellambi Points under ‘high-risk’ plan

COMMUNITY feedback is sought on a plan to have areas between Coalcliff and Austinmer, Bulli’s Waniora Point and Bellambi Point declared high-risk for rock fishing, following a resolution of Wollongong City Council. Wollongong councillors have resolved to seek stakeholder and community feedback on a proposal to ‘opt-in’ to the Rock Fishing Safety Act 2016. By … Continue reading

Old Bulli Hospital site to be redeveloped for housing

THE former Bulli Hospital site will be redeveloped into a residential area after Landcom reached an agreement to purchase the disused site from NSW Health. Subject to approvals, the site will deliver diverse, affordable, and sustainable housing including terraces, townhouses and a mix of single house lot sizes. Landcom Acting CEO Matthew Beggs said the … Continue reading

Bulli Pass shut for a week to allow for emergency stabilisation and drainage work after rain deluge

BULLI Pass will be closed to traffic in both directions for a week to allow for emergency stabilisation work after the recent Illawarra rain deluge. Motorists are advised the Princes Highway at Bulli Pass will be closed between Lawrence Hargrave Drive and M1 Princes Motorway as Transport for NSW stabilises banks, removes vegetation and repairs drainage. … Continue reading

Extended clearways will ‘destroy’ Bulli, says businesses, as NSW Government pushes on with controversial plan

WATCH out Bulli, they’re coming! Despite reports the clearway restrictions through Bulli shopping centre had been placed on the backburner, Transport for NSW have announced the work on the controversial project will proceed. A range of traffic measures planned to ease traffic along the Princes Highway through Bulli will include the extension of clearways, sparking … Continue reading

King tides, drenching rain, and wild weather lash the northern suburbs

THE Bureau of Meteorology is warning of significant rainfall and the risk of flash flooding over the next few days, with the potential for landslides or falling trees, and coastal erosion on beaches and foreshore areas. Residents are advised to be extra cautious, and stay out of any floodwater. Last weekend, heavy rains saw roads … Continue reading

North bound lanes will be closed during night work on Memorial Drive

MOTORISTS are advised of night work next week on Memorial Drive between Bellambi Lane and the Princes Highway roundabout at Bulli. Work will include road resurfacing to improve safety for motorists. Work will be carried out between 7.30pm and 5am from Sunday April 3 to Tuesday April 12, weather permitting. There will be no night … Continue reading

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