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Developers aim for ‘green-star rating’ for Corrimal Coke Works residential proposal, while community continue to raise traffic concerns

THE developers of the Corrimal Coke Works site are aiming to become the first 5-Star Green Star rated Community in Wollongong, transforming a derelict site into what they say will be a vibrant, open and engaging precinct for current and future residents to enjoy. Illawarra Coke Company Pty Ltd and Legacy Property are seeking planning … Continue reading

Corrimal Coke Works information sessions changed to online format

IN response to the current Covid-19 Public Health Order, Wollongong City Council has updated its Corrimal Coke Works Development Proposal Information Sessions to an online format. Council is contacting those who had previously booked into the sessions, which were planned as face-to-face engagement opportunities, to let them know how they can join online. The information … Continue reading

Greens call for improved Corrimal train service before coke works development proceeds

GREENS candidate for the Wollongong City Council elections in September, Bronwyn Batten has called for better train services for Corrimal before the coke works development proceeds. Dr Batten said the proposed development in Railway Street, beside the train station, will lead to further traffic woes for the northern Illawarra.  “Even with the proposed reduction of … Continue reading

Exhibition of coke works’ residential plan should be ‘delayed’ says community group

WHILE welcoming some concessions made to the proposed residential redevelopment of the old Corrimal Coke Works site, the community have called on Wollongong City Council to delay the public exhibition period due to the Covid-19 lockdown. The day before most of the Illawarra went into a Covid-19 lockdown (June 25), Council placed on exhibition the … Continue reading

Appeal for information on missing Corrimal man

POLICE are appealing for public assistance to locate a man missing from Corrimal. Brandon Williams, aged 22, was last seen leaving his home just before 3.30pm on Thursday (July 1, 2021). Wollongong police were notified after he failed to return to his Corrimal home and have commenced inquiries into his whereabouts. Brandon suffers from a … Continue reading

Latest residential plan for Corrimal Coke Works site includes increased building heights

WOLLONGONG City Council is seeking community feedback on the draft Planning Proposal and Development Control Plan for the former Corrimal Coke Works site. A number of documents for the former Coke Works site, located at 27 Railway Street, will be on public exhibition until Tuesday, August 31, 2021. The draft Planning Proposal provides details about … Continue reading

Community encouraged to comment on more safety measures for Tarrawanna Road

IN a further effort to encourage motorists to slow down on a notorious Corrimal road, Wollongong City Council is asking the community to comment on a proposal for a number of traffic calming measures. The project will build on previous road safety improvements made by Council in 2016 that saw a section of Tarrawanna Road … Continue reading

Police appeal for assistance after a man was stabbed in Corrimal

POLICE are appealing for the public’s assistance after a man was stabbed in Corrimal overnight. The man was walking along Collins Street when he was confronted by about 10 people at around 11.45pm on Saturday (June 19, 2021). A physical altercation has occurred, with the man sustaining a stab wound to his abdomen. Paramedics treated … Continue reading

Corrimal pool to remain closed until July

CORRIMAL heated swimming pool will remain closed until the start of July as improvements are undertaken to the 48-year-old facility. Wollongong City Council closed the pool in May for scheduled maintenance, which included tile repairs, realigning the water supply pipes and maintenance to pool plant and equipment. As these works were being carried out, Council … Continue reading

Helensburgh and Corrimal fire stations open today to the public

FIRE and Rescue NSW’s Open Day activities are underway today (Saturday, May 15) at Helensburgh and Corrimal until 2pm. FRNSW Deputy Commissioner Jeremy Fewtrell said the ban on metropolitan firefighters participating in Open Day activities had been lifted and an agreement reached with the Fire Brigade Employee Union (FBEU). “The annual FRNSW Open Day event offers families … Continue reading

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