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Free cardboard recycling drop-off at Helensburgh and Corrimal

AT this time of year, it’s not unusual to find your yellow-lidded recycling bin filled to the brim with lots of extra cardboard thanks to the generosity of loved ones and time spent unwrapping presents from under the Christmas tree. Wollongong City Council will host cardboard recycling drop-offs at Helensburgh and Corrimal after Christmas to … Continue reading

Corrimal student takes ‘honours’ in Poem Forest competition

“I came home from school that day A bird in a cage Negativity and fear wrapped up in me Then she came uninvited To this sad grass party for one My Guardian Angel?” THESE are the words that earned a student of a Corrimal primary school ‘honours’ in the 2022 Poem Forest competition. With nearly … Continue reading

Free garden waste ‘drop-off’ to help prepare for bushfire season

A GARDEN organics drop-off will be held at Helensburgh this morning to help residents clear out waste ahead of the summer bushfire season. Wollongong City Council is holding the free garden organics collections across November and early December, including at Corrimal on Sunday December 11. These are in addition to the weekly pick up of … Continue reading

Keira MP launches 12th annual Christmas toy drive

CHRISTMAS should be a time for celebrating. Yet for hundreds of local families across the Illawarra region, it is a time of suffering and struggle. For too many children, it lacks the happiness and joy we all too often take for granted.  State MP for Keira, Ryan Park doesn’t want any child to miss out … Continue reading

Spring school holiday activities at local libraries

THE spring school holidays have taken off and there’s lots of fun to be had at northern suburbs’ libraries. Wollongong Council is offering a school holiday program once again at Helensburgh, Thirroul and Corrimal libraries. Wollongong Lord Mayor Gordon Bradbery said libraries, youth services and the art gallery in the city have been running activities … Continue reading

Renewed appeal for information into fatal pedestrian crash at Corrimal

POLICE have renewed an appeal for information into a fatal pedestrian crash at Corrimal in 2016. Shortly after 2am on Friday, August 12, 2016, emergency services were called to Memorial Drive, between Railway Street and Towradgi Road, Corrimal, following reports a man was found injured on the road. Wollongong police found a man with critical … Continue reading

Corrimal air and ground display will mark 50 years since end of Australia’s part in Vietnam War

AN air and ground display at Corrimal this weekend will provide an impressive aviation focussed commemoration to mark 50 years since the end of Australia’s involvement in the Vietnam War. Army cadets, Vietnam veterans and displays will support the show of Vietnam-era former RAAF and RAN aircraft from the Historical Aircraft Restoration Society (HARS) at … Continue reading

Council calls for feedback on planning controls for Wilga Street precinct

PLANNING controls proposed by Wollongong City Council aims to create a vibrant and flexible mixed-use precinct in Corrimal. The surrounding community is invited to share what they think about the Wilga Street Block and surrounding area until September 14. The block of land is bounded by Wilga Street, Collins Street, the Princes Highway and Corrimal … Continue reading

Corrimal heated pool out of action for annual maintenance and repairs

CORRIMAL Pool will be taking its annual winter break on Monday for scheduled maintenance works. The 50m heated pool and facilities will close on Monday, August 8 to allow maintenance, including tile repairs and upgrades to the concourse, plant and equipment. The 25m pool was closed on Monday, August 1. The routine work is part … Continue reading

Pedestrian and cycle access over Towradgi Creek into Corrimal residential development a ‘no-brainer’

CALLS for a shared cycle/pedestrian pathway to link the Corrimal Coke Works residential development to Towradgi would improve safety and enable children to walk to school. Community group Safe Streets to School have successfully lobbied Wollongong City Council to look into a ‘voluntary planning agreement’ for the developer to build the shared pedestrian and bicycle … Continue reading

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