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Supervised pools at Helensburgh, Thirroul and Corrimal to open this long-weekend

SUPERVISED outdoor pools at Helensburgh, Thirroul and Corrimal will reopen on Saturday, October 2, 2021. Lifeguards will be on duty at all of Wollongong City Council’s eight outdoor pools, including the Continental at Wollongong. Council’s nine ocean rock pools are not supervised by lifeguards and remain open. Poolgoers will need to book ahead through Council’s website, … Continue reading

Opening date expected to be set for Helensburgh, Thirroul and Corrimal public pools next week

AN opening date for public swimming pools at Helensburgh, Thirroul and Corrimal is expected to be set by Wollongong City Council next week. Council says it expects to be able to provide a date for when the gates on lifeguard supervised pools will open for summer mid next week. Council is working through the detail … Continue reading

Pedestrian safety improvements planned for Corrimal shopping centre

A PLAN to improve pedestrian safety in Corrimal shopping centre will see a signalled crossing installed on the Princes Highway, outside Coles supermarket, near Russell Street. As well as the installation of a new pedestrian crossing, Wollongong City Council is also planning footpath improvements in the shopping centre. Wollongong Lord Mayor Gordon Bradbery said Council … Continue reading

Developers of Corrimal Coke Works create virtual information centre

IN response to government health orders delaying the public opening of the Corrimal Coke Works Community Information Centre, Illawarra Coke Company (ICC) and Legacy Property have harnessed technology to create a virtual information centre to support community engagement. Designed to encourage people to explore the proposal, the virtual room provides a wealth of visual aids … Continue reading

Two weeks left to comment on Corrimal Coke Works residential rezoning proposal

RESIDENTS have two weeks remaining to comment on a proposal for more than 500 homes to be constructed on the former Corrimal Coke Works site in Railway Street. Feedback to Wollongong City Council on the controversial redevelopment closes on Tuesday, August 31, 2021. Illawarra Coke Company Pty Ltd and Legacy Property are seeking planning approval … Continue reading

Proposed coke works residential development will ‘revitalise’ Corrimal, says report

THE Corrimal Coke Works redevelopment will be a major catalyst in the ongoing revitalisation of the suburb, injecting a much-needed economic boost, according to a new report. Illawarra Coke Company Pty Ltd and Legacy Property are seeking planning approval to rezone the former Corrimal Coke Works site located at 27 Railway Street, to enable residential … Continue reading

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

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