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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

North bound lanes will be closed during night work on Memorial Drive

MOTORISTS are advised of night work next week on Memorial Drive between Bellambi Lane and the Princes Highway roundabout at Bulli. Work will include road resurfacing to improve safety for motorists. Work will be carried out between 7.30pm and 5am from Sunday April 3 to Tuesday April 12, weather permitting. There will be no night … Continue reading

Big clean-up begins after extreme weather lashes the northern suburbs

A BREAK in the heavy rain is providing Wollongong City Council staff the opportunity to focus efforts on debris removal from beaches and drainage systems and carry out road and pathway repairs. Following the extraordinary heavy and consistent rain, many beaches are littered with rubbish and debris that has been either washed up in heavy … Continue reading

Corrimal man charged over alleged fraud offences relating to Covid relief payments

A CORRIMAL man has been charged by police over alleged fraud offences relating to COVID-19 relief payments last year. Investigations began in October 2021 into claims made to Service NSW for COVID-19 Business Relief Grants and Test and Isolate payments. Police will allege payments were made in 11 different names, totalling more than $44,700. Following … Continue reading

Library Lovers Day: Helensburgh, Thirroul and Corrimal libraries back to normal hours

“Dear Corrimal Librarians,” begins one thank you card received by Wollongong City Libraries. “…thank you for sending those books. I love them! I love you! Love Lewis.” The writer, a young library member, had covered the card in hand-drawn red love hearts and used miniature hearts instead of the ‘o’ in the words love to emphasize his … Continue reading

Man disqualified from driving until 2041 charged with speeding and driving recklessly at Corrimal

A BELLAMBI man, disqualified from driving until 2041, has been charged after a police pursuit on Tuesday. The police highway patrol stopped a silver Holden sedan travelling on Rothery Street Corrimal about 5pm on Tuesday. Checks revealed the man behind the wheel was disqualified from driving until 2041. The driver was directed to pull over; … Continue reading

Last chance to send your letters to Santa at Helensburgh, Thirroul and Corrimal libraries

IT’S beginning to feel a lot like Christmas! If you need to get in touch with Santa before the big day, now is the time, with Santa’s mailbox still accepting letters up until December 10. Santa is busy readying his sleigh and gathering gifts, but he still has some time to answer letters from children … Continue reading

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