Coledale

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Grand Pacific Walk, not so ‘grand’, says Wombarra residents

  By MICK ROBERTS RESIDENTS of Wombarra and Coledale are calling for an urgent upgrade of the deteriorating footpath along Lawrence Hargrave Drive, known as the Grand Pacific Walk. Wombarra resident, Alexander Percival says sections of the boardwalk bridges have deteriorated to such an extent that holes have opened in the timber, posing a danger … Continue reading

Expect delays during Coledale road works this week

MOTORISTS are advised of changed traffic conditions this week on Lawrence Hargrave Drive for maintenance work to be carried out between Squires Crescent and Denmark Street at Coledale. Lane closures and alternating traffic conditions will be in place for road resurfacing work. Work will be carried out at night between 7pm and 5am on Thursday … Continue reading

Wombarra housing subdivision raises traffic and environmental concerns

OPPONENTS of a development application (DA) for 16 residential lots in bushland beside Coledale Hospital say it will further choke a congested Lawrence Hargrave Drive, and should be rejected by Wollongong City Council. Wombarra Vista Pty Ltd has lodged the DA, which is on public exhibition for comment until December 6, with the Council. The … Continue reading

Coledale arrest after armed stand-off

A MAN has been arrested following a stand-off with police at Coledale overnight. About 12.20am (29 January 2019), police were called to a home on Buttenshaw Drive, following concerns for the welfare of the occupants. It will be alleged a male occupant refused to leave and armed himself with a knife. A perimeter was established … Continue reading

Coledale gun fire turns out to be fireworks… Man arrested after stand-off

A MAN has been arrested after a stand-off with police at a Coledale this morning. Wollongong police were called to a home on Buttenshaw Drive just after 9am after reports that several gunshots had been heard. Police attended and were assisted by specialist officers from the NSWPF Aviation Support Branch, Negotiation Unit and Tactical Operations … Continue reading

Coledale home intrusion

A MAN will appear in court next year after the aggravated break and enter of a Coledale home today. The man entered a home in Squires Crescent at Coledale through the rear door about 1.30am on Wednesday. The man removed several items from the home, and after taking a knife, entered the bedroom of the … 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

ANZAC Dawn Services 2016

Sunday April 24. Wollongong 6.30pm, Flagstaff Hill, Wollongong – Vietnam Veterans Memorial. Monday April 25 – ANZAC Day. Helensburgh: Dawn service at Charles Harper Memorial Park, 5.45am. Breakfast at Helensburgh Tradies or The Cenetannial Hotel. Coledale: Meet at Coledale Newsgagency 5.50am for march to Coledale RSL Club abd Cenotaph. Service at 6am, followed by breafast … Continue reading

‘Forgotten’ Bulli memorial needs restoration

By MICK ROBERTS. ON the eve of ANZAC Day commemorations, Bulli’s historic World War I cenotaph at Slacky Flat is in desperate need of restoration. The neglected monument is surrounded by concrete piping and other building materials as part of works associated with the construction of a residential estate on the old Bulli Brickworks site. … Continue reading

Beaches open this weekend

LIFEGUARD amenities at Coledale, Sandon Point and Towradgi have been upgraded as beach goers prepare for the start of the 2013-2014 swim season this Saturday. Wollongong City Council lifeguards will be patrolling the 17 beaches between Stanwell Park and Windang from Monday to Saturday, with volunteer Surf Lifesavers patrolling on Sundays and public holidays. Patrols … Continue reading

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