Fairy Meadow

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Game on for some sports fields this weekend

WITH a break in the wet weather delivering some much-needed sunshine, Wollongong City Council is anticipating at least 11 of 42 sports grounds to open this weekend. Soccer, rugby league and AFL matches will be able to take places on selected fields across the city including at Thomas Gibson Park, Thirroul. Two areas not traditionally … Continue reading

Five new playgrounds for the northern suburbs

OVER the next few months five playgrounds in the northern suburbs will be replaced by Wollongong City Council. From now till the end of the financial year, Council is aiming to build new playgrounds at Clifton, Bulli, Russell Vale, Balgownie and Fairy Meadow. The soft fall at Thirroul Beach Reserve will also be replaced, with … Continue reading

Emergency work on Mt Ousley following extreme rainfall

Motorists are advised of upcoming traffic changes on the M1 Princes Motorway at Mount Ousley from this Sunday night for emergency work following recent rainfall. Work to install a safety barrier will be carried out from New Mount Pleasant Road northbound for about 600m. Lane closures and a reduced speed limit of 40 km/h will be … 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

Woman charged after alleged graffiti vandalism at Towradgi COVID clinic

A WOMAN who allegedly sprayed graffiti on a Towradgi COVID testing clinic and assaulted police during her early morning arrest will face Wollongong Court today. Wollongong Police said a woman entered the COVID testing clinic on Moray Road, Towradgi about 1.20am today (Friday, February 11, 2022), and allegedly sprayed black graffiti on a white medical … Continue reading

Slacky Creek ‘counter’ will tally pedestrian and cycle usage at 15 minute intervals

A COUNTER has been placed on the foreshore pathway at Bulli to capture the number of pedestrians and cyclists passing at 15 minute intervals. The counter is located at the Slacky Creek bridge, Shark Bay, between Waniora and Sandon Points, Bulli. The data captured will show Wollongong City Council the number of walkers and bike … Continue reading

New dirt bike tracks at Bulli and Fairy Meadow completed and open for riders

NEW dirt bike tracks have been opened at Bulli and Fairy Meadow in time for Christmas. The Wollongong City Council project also includes a new track at West Dapto. The three tracks were designed to give opportunities for young riders to improve their skills. Council’s director of infrastructure and works, Joanne Page said each track … Continue reading

Survey will map out the future of your local shopping centre

WHETHER it’s tiny corner stores where you go for bread and milk, or shopping centres, like Helensburgh, Corrimal, Woonona, Bulli or Thirroul, Wollongong City Council wants to get a better idea of how people use these places, what works, and what can be improved into the future. Council’s director of planning Linda Davis said local … Continue reading

Improved lighting to be installed at Thomas Dalton Park

THE lighting coverage at Thomas Dalton Park will be improved with new energy efficient LED field lighting. Wollongong City Council will install new lights and lighting poles to bring the coverage at the Fairy Meadow park up to the current Australian Standards for sports fields lighting. Works are expected to begin in November and are … Continue reading

Feedback sought on cycleway plan along Princes Highway between Fairy Meadow and North Wollongong

FEEDBACK is sought by Wollongong City Council on a draft design for a shared pathway along the Princes Highway, between Fairy Meadow and North Wollongong. The NSW Government is working with councils to fund and deliver cycleways and shared paths alongside regional and state roads, including the Princes Highway. Council is also working with Transport … Continue reading

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