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Expect disruptions on Lawrence Hargrave Drive at Clifton over next five weeks

ROAD users are advised of changed traffic conditions from next week on Lawrence Hargrave Drive south of Sea Cliff Bridge at Clifton for slope stabilisation work. Work will be carried out from Monday 23 August, between 7am and 5pm, for about five weeks, Monday to Friday, weather permitting. A reduced speed limit of 40kmh, stop … Continue reading

Government grant to push along Grand Pacific Walk project

THE NSW Government will provide an $800,000 grant to Wollongong City Council to help deliver another section of the ambitious Grand Pacific Walk project. State MP for Heathcote, Lee Evans said the new infrastructure would make it easier for the community to get around their local area using active transport. “The Grand Pacific Walk is … Continue reading

Plans for the next stage of Clifton’s Grand Pacific Walk go on show for comment

PLANS for the next stage of works for the Grand Pacific Walk at Clifton are underway. The proposed pathway involves the construction of a 2.5m wide shared path and a new viewing platform along the eastern side of Lawrence Hargrave Drive just south of Moronga Park, which will complete the Clifton section of the Grand Pacific Walk. The … Continue reading

Teen falls while accessing notorious Sea Cliff Bridge ‘selfie lookout’

A YOUNG woman is recovering after sparking a major rescue operation at Clifton yesterday involving more than 25 emergency personnel from Fire and Rescue NSW, Police Rescue, Ambulance NSW, and the State Emergency Service. The 18-year-old woman dislocated her ankle after she fell while climbing the cliffs to reach the “selfie lookout” overlooking the Sea … Continue reading

Man dead after cliff fall

A MAN has died after falling from falling from a cliff near Seacliff Bridge on Saturday. Emergency services were called to a cliff near the southern end of Seacliff Bridge at Clifton about 12.40pm, following reports a man had fallen onto rocks. Police have been told the man, aged in his 20s, was with friends … Continue reading

Sea Cliff Bridge crash

POLICE are investigating following a single vehicle crash at Clifton on Saturday. About 12.30am, police and emergency services were called to the Sea Cliff Bridge on Lawrence Hargrave Drive following reports of a crash. On arrival, officers found a Toyota Hilux utility on the cliff edge. The two men in the utility managed to climb … Continue reading

Gong ride man dies

A REPORT will be prepared for the Coroner following the death of a man during a charity bike ride at Clifton on Sunday. About 11.20am, a 53-year-old Mt Annan man collapsed while riding along Lawrence Hargraves Drive. At the time of the incident, the man was participating in a charity bicycle ride called the ‘MS … Continue reading

Clifton’s historic pub up for sale

CLIFTON’S landmark historic hotel, The Imperial will be auctioned by owner WIN Corporation. The pub ceased trading in November 2003 due to a lack of passing trade when Lawrence Hargrave Drive was closed after a landslide. Sea Cliff Bridge opened two years later, but it came too late for the pub, which has remained empty … Continue reading

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