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Coalcliff

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First stage of coastal walk opened

WITH postcard perfect views over the ocean and providing a much-needed key pedestrian link between Stanwell Park and Coalcliff, the first stage of the Grand Pacific Walk has opened in time for Christmas. The 3.5km link from Stanwell Park to Stoney Creek bridge, Coalcliff, and includes a viewing platform with expansive views along the coast … Continue reading

Stanwell Park walk route decided

A VITAL link on the Grand Pacific Walk, joining Stanwell Park and Coalcliff, has come a step closer with Council confirming that Murrawal Road will link the newly constructed boardwalk on Lawrence Hargrave Drive into Stanwell Park. Late last year concerns by a few residents over the inclusion of Murrawal Road in the project prompted … Continue reading

Clean up the north this Sunday

Got a spare hour or two this weekend? Come and lend a hand to help clean up Wollongong’s northern suburbs as part of Clean Up Australia Day. This Sunday, March 4, marks the annual event, and this year is the 28th year it’s been held in Wollongong. In 2018 community efforts will focus on waterways, roadsides, … Continue reading

Fire destroys Coalcliff cottages

THREE houses have been destroyed by fire at Coalcliff on Friday night. Emergency services were called to Lawrence Hargrave Drive at Coalcliff shortly before 7.30pm, responding to reports a house had caught fire with strong winds spreading it to two neighbouring properties. Three other homes nearby were evacuated as a precaution but fire fighters from … Continue reading

Grand walk starts in the north

WORK on Lawrence Hargrave Drive for the construction of the long-awaited stage one of the Grand Pacific Walk between Stanwell Park and Coalcliff i underway. Vegetation is being removed by Wollongong City Council along the future pathway site between Coalcliff railway station and Stoney Creek Bridge, Coalcliff. Council has been undertaking consultation with the community … Continue reading

Coalcliff drilling

GEOTECHNICAL drilling Wwill be undertaken at Coalcliff and North Wollongong Beach this week. The works will investigate the soil make up at both locations, and allow for future planning of seawall works at the sites. The testing rig uses hydraulic percussion to drive a steel tube into the ground. The soil is collected in a … Continue reading

Coalcliff bike crash

POLICE are investigating a fatal crash in Coalcliff on Saturday. About 3.30pm emergency services were called to the intersection of Lawrence Hargrave Drive and Paterson Road, following reports of a crash. Police have been told a motorcycle was travelling north along Lawrence Hargrave Drive. At the intersection of Patterson Road, the motorcycle and a vehicle … Continue reading

Bridge over Stoney Creek gets underway

WORK has begun on a shareway bridge at Stoney Creek, Coal Cliff marking the start of construction of the Grand Pacific Walk (GPW). Stage One of the GPW (Coalcliff – Stanwell Park) is considered one of the most challenging with narrow roads, steep terrain and no provisions for pedestrians and cyclists. The works currently underway … Continue reading

Motorcycle rider dead after Coalcliff crash

A MAN has died following a crash at Coalcliff. About 12.45pm on Saturday police and other emergency services were called to Lawrence Hargrave Drive at Coalcliff, following reports of a crash Police found a motorcycle rider trapped under a car. He died at the scene At this stage it is believed the motorcycle crossed to the … Continue reading

Work underway to stop erosion on Sea Cliff Bridge

DISRUPTIONS to traffic is expected during work at the base of the embankment slip in the northern amphitheatre on Lawrence Hargrave Drive, just north of Sea Cliff Bridge at Coalcliff. Roads and Maritime Services (RMS) has contracted Coastwide Civil to put in place four to six tonne of basalt boulders at the sea edge to … Continue reading