Coledale

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Guidelines and grants available to encourage footpath gardens

NEW verge garden guidelines have been developed by Wollongong City Council as part of its Urban Greening Strategy. The guidelines have been developed to help residents create a safe and successful garden space that contributes to community spirit and greening Wollongong. The guidelines focus on the area of Council-owned land located between people’s property and … 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

Improvements to Coledale, Woonona and Bellambi surf clubs to get underway

IMPROVEMENT works on the Bellambi, Coledale and Woonona Surf Life Saving Clubs will begin early next week with upgrades to the existing facilities. Works on these projects are expected to be completed by September 2020, depending on weather conditions. Wollongong Lord Mayor Gordon Bradbery said that the works would improve existing infrastructure that had reached the end … Continue reading

Thirroul surf life saver, hailed hero after Coledale rescue, honoured with award

AN off-duty surf lifesaver, who was hailed as a hero after saving the life of a 16-year-old boy at Coledale Beach in May has won the SLSNSW Rescue of the Month Award. The 16-year-old boy had jumped into the surf off the rocks at North Coledale beach at 4.45pm on Tuesday May 26 to go … Continue reading

Emergency services warn of severe weather ahead

A WARNING has been issued by the Bureau of Meteorology and emergency services of severe wet weather over the coming days, which is predicted to include powerful surf conditions. The warning follows images on social media of a spectacular water spout off Illawarra’s northern beaches on Sunday. Fire and Rescue NSW is preparing to assist … Continue reading

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

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