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New dirt bike tracks at Bulli and Fairy Meadow completed and open for riders

NEW dirt bike tracks have been opened at Bulli and Fairy Meadow in time for Christmas. The Wollongong City Council project also includes a new track at West Dapto. The three tracks were designed to give opportunities for young riders to improve their skills. Council’s director of infrastructure and works, Joanne Page said each track … Continue reading

Thirroul escapes parking loss, while Bulli braces for extended clearways under NSW Government plan

WHILE Thirroul seems to have won a reprieve from plans by Transport for NSW to remove parking through its shopping centre, Bulli business owners are bracing themselves for the impacts of the likely possibility of extended clearways through the historic town centre. Extended clearways, one-way streets and traffic changes at key congestion intersections are measures … Continue reading

Bulli Pass to close in both directions for maintenance work

ROAD users are advised the Princes Highway at Bulli Pass will be closed next week for maintenance work between Lawrence Hargrave Drive and M1 Princes Motorway. The road will be closed in both directions between 9am and 3pm on Tuesday November 23 and Wednesday November 24, weather permitting. Work includes trimming vegetation, clearing gutters and … Continue reading

Official dirt cycle track for Bulli before the end of year

WORK is expected to start on a new bike track at Bulli Park before the end of the year. Wollongong City Council have announced Bulli will be the latest suburb to get a new local bike track. The Council is building new dirt-tracks in different suburbs to offer opportunities to young riders to improve their … Continue reading

Mountain bikes causing ‘huge damage’ to Illawarra escarpment

AN illegal mountain bike track in the Illawarra Escarpment State Conservation Area will be closed and rehabilitated from next week. A number of illegal tracks are currently impacting bushland on the Illawarra escarpment, including at Bulli Pass. Graham Bush from National Parks and Wildlife Service said the 250-metre unauthorised trail at Mt Keira is damaging … Continue reading

Survey will map out the future of your local shopping centre

WHETHER it’s tiny corner stores where you go for bread and milk, or shopping centres, like Helensburgh, Corrimal, Woonona, Bulli or Thirroul, Wollongong City Council wants to get a better idea of how people use these places, what works, and what can be improved into the future. Council’s director of planning Linda Davis said local … Continue reading

One person dies after vessel capsizes at Bulli

A MAN has died and six people were rescued after boat capsized off Waniora Point, Bulli today. About 10.20am (Sunday October 31 2021), emergency services were called to Bulli, after reports a vessel had capsized. Wollongong police attended, and with the assistance of Surf Life Savers and the Marine Area Command, seven people were pulled … Continue reading

Teens arrested in connection with the theft of Bulli Surf Club’s beach buggy

TWO teenagers have been arrested after $23,000 worth of equipment was allegedly stolen from Bulli Surf Club over the weekend. About 3.15am on Sunday, police were alerted after a buggy was allegedly stolen and driven on Bulli Beach before getting bogged in the sand. Wollongong police attended a short time later and found the buggy … Continue reading

Work on widening shared cycle and pedestrian path at Bulli to get underway in December

THE first stage of work widening bitumen sections of the shared bicycle and pedestrian pathways at Bulli is set to start this summer. After a push from Greens councillor Mithra Cox, Wollongong City Council, has decided to have the popular pathway widened at Sandon Point and Waniora Point. Work to widen the path to 3m … Continue reading

Woonona’s Ocean Park, Mailbag Hollow, or Bulli Park under consideration for new northern bike track

A DIRT bike track will be constructed in the Woonona Bulli area, with three sites under consideration by Wollongong City Council. The two sites at Bulli under consideration are located at Mailbag Hollow (opposite Slacky Flat Park), and at Bulli Park, while a third is at Ocean Park Reserve, Woonona. Also, Council is calling for feedback … Continue reading

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