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Patients turned away from Bulli Hospital’s new ‘urgent care centre’, says Keira MP

FIVE months after the long awaited opening of the new Bulli Hospital facility, a chronic doctor shortage is leaving the Urgent Care Centre (UCC) without a doctor for days on end and sending patients to other facilities. The state of the art $54 million Bulli Hospital opened in August 2020 and offers an UCC and … Continue reading

Bulli’s latest hospitality offering will be just the right medicine

By MICK ROBERTS THE transformation of an old Bulli chemist shop into a bar and eatery could be just the right medicine for many of us, after a year most would like to forget. Thomas Bailey hopes to open Bulli’s latest hospitality offering, The Fitz Café & Bar in February 2021. Mr Bailey said the … Continue reading

Half a million dollar tennis clubhouse to be built at Slacky Flat, Bulli

BULLI will receive a new half million dollar tennis clubhouse after Wollongong City Council accepted the tender of Colin Joss & Company for the design and construction of a replacement building at Slacky Flat last night. Council demolished the old Bulli clubhouse in March 2020 due to termite damage and structural concerns. The weatherboard building … Continue reading

Shared cycle/pedestrian path plan from Bulli Railway Station to beach

RESIDENTS have raised concerns over a proposal to provide a cycling link from Bulli Railway Station to Bulli beach. Wollongong City Council has put forward a proposal for the new shared bicycle and pedestrian path. The path will run from Park Road, along Franklin Avenue, past Bulli Railway Station to Ursula Road, following the southern … Continue reading

Northern beaches expected to pack again this weekend with scorcher forecasted

THIS weekend is set to see temperatures soar, and with the heat, Wollongong’s northern beaches are again expected to be packed with Sydney visitors. Wollongong City Council is reminding locals and visitors to plan ahead. Local residents and Sydney visitors escaping heatwave conditions forecasted by the Bureau of Meteorology are likely to see parking at … Continue reading

Bulli brewery pub wins prestigious heritage restoration award

BULLI business partners, Brendan Dowd and Stephen House are “beyond stoked” after they were acknowledged by the National Trust of Australia (NSW) for their restoration and re-purposing of the old Bulli Railway Guesthouse. Long-time surfing mates, Brendan and Stephen are the brains behind Resin Brewing, a pub/brewery and eatery trading from the 1887 heritage building … Continue reading

Council considers ‘pop-up’ parking near popular northern beaches

SPORTING fields, parks and reserves near northern beaches could become “pop-up parking” this summer as Wollongong City Council grapples with the growing problem of traffic congestion around Austinmer, Thirroul and Bulli. A surge in visitors to prime foreshore locations, as a consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic and the restrictions on international travel, has made parking … Continue reading

Projects given green light, including streetscape improvements and erosion controls

ALMOST $4 million in improvements to community amenities, pathways and facilities have been approved by Wollongong City Council on Monday night. Of the Council meeting’s 25-item strong agenda, there were nine reports recommending the acceptance of a tender for projects as diverse as soccer club house repairs at Woonona and Bellambi, to erosion control measures … Continue reading

Bulli Showground to get security fencing under stimulus program

BULLI Showground will receive a new 2.1 metre high palisade security fence after funding from the NSW Government’s COVID-19 stimulus program. State MP for Heathcote Lee Evans has announced the $328,500 upgrade work at Slacky Flat. Mr Evans said it’s fantastic to report that the stimulus program will back more showground improvements at Bulli while … Continue reading

Swimmers and surfers warned after shark sightings

Wollongong City Council Lifeguards continue to work with representatives on Surf Life Saving to monitor shark activity at beaches following the removal of a whale carcass from Waniora Point, Bulli on Friday September 11. Late this morning Council tasked a shark surveillance helicopter to lap the coast between Stanwell Park and Windang. As there was no … Continue reading