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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

Corrimal Coke Works housing development another step closer with sustainability guidelines

A SITE-SPECIFIC development control plan (DCP) for the former Corrimal Coke Works has been adopted by Wollongong City Council, paving the way forward for more sustainable homes on the site. Illawarra Coke Company Pty Ltd and Legacy Property plan 550 residences for the former industrial site, which will include a mix of apartment blocks and … Continue reading

Popular northern sports fields closed until further notice after weekend damage

LAST Friday, Wollongong City Council opened 11 of its sports fields, and two additional non-playing sites for games over the weekend. With rainfall of up to 30mm in some parts of the city last Friday and into Saturday morning, Football South Coast, with the support of Council, cancelled all of its soccer games for Saturday. However, … Continue reading

Otford Hall and Corrimal Preschool to be upgraded under Council plan

WORK on the refurbishment of Otford Community Hall is planned to start later this year. Wollongong City Council, which is undertaking the refurbishment of several community buildings in the city, said the Otford Hall will be completed early next year. This will involve the full refurbishment of the building, including removal and replacement of external … Continue reading

RSL urges people to pay tribute locally to our diggers at dawn services this ANZAC Day

ANZAC Day commemorations, including the Sydney CBD March, will proceed throughout the state without COVID-related disruption on April 25 this year.  RSL NSW President Ray James said commemorating significant moments in our military history is vital to Australia, as a people, a community, and a nation.  “As the custodians of the ANZAC spirit, RSL NSW … Continue reading

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