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Teen allegedly assaulted with a skateboard at Corrimal

A MAN has been charged after allegedly assaulting a teenage boy with a skateboard at Corrimal this morning. Police were called to a home on the Princes Highway, Corrimal, following reports of a domestic-related dispute about 11.30am today (Tuesday). Wollongong police commenced inquiries into the circumstances surrounding the incident. On arrival, officers found a 17-year-old … Continue reading

Traffic signal boxes become canvases for local artists

DRIVING around the streets has become an artistic experience with 20 traffic signal boxes in the Woonona, Corrimal, Wollongong and Dapto areas painted by local creatives. The painting project was funded by Wollongong City Council as part of a graffiti prevention management strategy. The program has been very successful in minimising graffiti on plain signal … Continue reading

Council wants items returned during pandemic to keep library shelves stocked

SINCE Wollongong City Council reopened libraries for timed visits in June, more than 45,240 items have been borrowed by 23,260 customers. However, with the situation changing daily with Coronavirus, the Council appreciate not everyone wants to visit a library to return books, DVDs, magazines or CDs. Council’s library and community services manager, Jenny Thompson said … Continue reading

Librarians may wear masks at Helensburgh, Thirroul and Corrimal

STAFF at Helensburgh, Thirroul and Corrimal libraries may be wearing protective face masks from today, Wednesday (August 5). Staff at Wollongong City Council’s indoor facilities like libraries and leisure centres or the customer service centre may be wearing masks. The Council is making masks available and facilitating mask-wearing for indoor staff who have face-to-face contact … Continue reading

Heritage protection for Corrimal Coke Works will recognise “unique industrial history”, says Council

PART of the former Corrimal Coke Works – a site earmarked for hundreds of homes – will be listed by Wollongong City Council as a local heritage item in recognition of its unique industrial history. Legacy Property and the Illawarra Coke Company (ICC) plan to develop around 700 homes on Railway Street. The developers say … Continue reading

Council to consider future of heritage items at old Corrimal cokeworks

THE next stage in the proposal to develop hundreds of homes on the old Corrimal Coke Works site will be discussed at Wollongong City Council on Monday night. Legacy Property and the Illawarra Coke Company (ICC) have plans for around 700 homes on Railway Street that the developers claim will also preserve significant historical features … Continue reading

Solar powered pillar boxes and murals bring artistic flair to Corrimal

CORRIMAL’S public spaces and building facades have undergone a transformation with vibrant murals and pillar lightboxes converting everyday buildings and spaces into creative and inviting places. The project includes a mural by Mandy Schöne-Salter on the Corrimal Community Centre and two murals by street artist Steven Nutall (otherwise known in the creative community as OX King) … Continue reading

Body of missing man recovered from the ocean near Corrimal this afternoon

THE body of a man who went missing after a boat capsized in the ocean at Bulli yesterday has been recovered. The boat, carrying four people, capsized near Waniora Point about 6.20pm yesterday (Saturday June 6). Wollongong police with assistance from the Marine Area Command, PolAir, the Toll Ambulance helicopter, Marine Rescue and Surf Life … 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

Car thefts in north lead to a number of arrests and two separate police chases

THREE people have been charged with offences allegedly committed in a vehicle stolen from Corrimal on Saturday, while in a separate incident, two men and a woman have been arrested after a BMW failed to pay for fuel at Bulli, and lead police on a chase up Bulli Pass on Wednesday. On Saturday, a Kia … Continue reading