Coalcliff

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Public asked for input into artwork at Coalcliff lookout

THE public artwork to be installed at the Coalcliff viewing platform along the Grand Pacific Walk is sure to spark plenty of debate. With stage 1 of the Grand Pacific Walk completed, Wollongong City Council has commissioned artist Col Henry to create a marine grade, stainless steel sculpture to go on the observation deck between … 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

Young man loses arm in ute crash at Coalcliff on Sunday

A YOUTH has lost his arm in a single-vehicle crash at Coalcliff on Sunday. Emergency services responded to reports of a single-vehicle crash on the Sea Cliff Bridge, on Lawrence Hargrave Drive, about 4.50pm yesterday (Sunday August 30). Police discovered the front-seat passenger in a utility had his arm severed when the vehicle crashed. The … Continue reading

New children’s playgrounds ready for testing at Thirroul, Coalcliff and Corrimal

WHILE children have been unable to enjoy playgrounds because of the coronavirus restrictions, a roll-out of improvements has been underway at parks in Coalcliff, Thirroul and Corrimal. Over the past four months Wollongong City Council crews have replaced and rebuilt six play spaces in smaller parks, including at Leeder Park, in Paterson Street, Coalcliff, LB … Continue reading

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

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