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Mount Ousley Road traffic diverted down Bulli Pass this Sunday night

MOTORISTS travelling between Bulli Tops and Wollongong will be detoured onto Bulli Pass for the next two Sunday nights. Transport for NSW advise motorists are advised of upcoming road closures on the M1 Princes Motorway (Mount Ousley Road) and Picton Road for maintenance work. The M1 will be closed between Bulli Tops and Memorial Drive, … Continue reading

Motorway between Bulli Tops and Waterfall closed at night for a week

  THE M1 Motorway between Waterfall and Bulli Tops will be closed nightly for a week to allow  for essential maintenance work. The Roads and Maritime Service have advised of changed traffic conditions from Sunday June 16. An RMS spokesperson said the work will include trimming vegetation, clearing drains and litter collection, as well as … Continue reading

Repairs force ‘Burgh pool closure

HELENSBURGH Pool will be closed for two weeks from October 29 to undertake urgent repairs. Recent investigations at the pool have identified the water supply line has failed. This means the water in the pool is not circulating as it should be and has required manual treatment by pool staff to make the water clean … Continue reading

Austi pool closes for upgrade

AUSTINMER’S rock pools will be closed from Monday February 16 for essential concreting and repair works on the area beneath the central concourse of the two pools, which is being eroded by wave action. Wollongong City Council expects to complete the work, weather permitting, by Monday February 23. Prior to Christmas, Council completed temporary work … Continue reading

Towradgi pool undergoes upgrade

ESSENTIAL renewal work at Towradgi pool will get underway this month which will see the pool closed to the public for about six weeks. The essential works are to ensure the ageing pool provides a safe swimming place for the community, said Wollongong City Council. The works will include the demolition and replacement of wading … Continue reading

Last puff for Corrimal Coke Works

THE Corrimal coke works has closed, ending the long tradition of the mineral’s production in the Wollongong area. The Illawarra Coke Company, the world’s oldest continuous producer of coke, has now closed both its Corrimal and Coalcliff operations. Operations ceased at the Coalcliff site in June 2013 with the loss of about 20 jobs. The … Continue reading

Austi rock pool to close over winter

ESSENTIAL remediation and repair works will be undertaken on the two ocean pools at Austinmer beach this winter. The proposed works include refurbishing the eastern sea wall and repairing the side walls of both pools. Work will also include replace the existing hand rails along the eastern sea wall and refurbishing the concrete pathway between … Continue reading

Bye bye Bulli bowlo

BULLI Bowling Club was farewelled with plenty of cheer on December 31 when the Princes Highway watering hole closed for business. Opened in 1953, the club closed at 6pm after an afternoon of drinks for the members. In November the Woonona Bulli RSL Club board decided to close the club after years of running at … Continue reading

Libraries closed tomorrow

WOLLONGONG libraries, including Helensburgh, Thirroul, and Corrimal, will be closed tomorrow (Wednesday) for a staff development day. The day’s theme is ‘customer-focused service delivery’ and staff will spend the day working with the libraries’ strategic plan and learning new skills to improve library services. The library book returns chute will be open at Wollongong Library, … Continue reading

Parks remain closed with total fire ban today

A STATE wide total fire ban has been declared for today (Saturday) due to forecast hot, dry and windy conditions. Although a southerly change and heavy cloud cover has kept temperatures down, the Royal National Park will remain closed. The total fire ban will remain in place until midnight January 12. The Bureau of Meteorology … Continue reading

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