Helensburgh

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More feedback wanted on Helensburgh’s new library and community centre

A NUMBER of potential sites are under consideration for Helensburgh’s new community centre and library with Wollongong City Council hoping to share the details in the near future. In the meantime, Council is inviting the community to submit feedback on its vision for the centre via the Our Wollongong website. Wollongong Lord Mayor Gordon Bradbery said … Continue reading

Changed traffic conditions on the M1 Princes Motorway at Maddens Plains

ROAD users are advised of changed traffic conditions next week on the M1 Princes Motorway for slope stabilisation and vegetation work. Work will be carried out between Sublime Point at Maddens Plains and Cawley Bridge at Helensburgh on Monday, July 12, and Tuesday, July 13, between 9am and 3pm, weather permitting. A reduced speed limit … Continue reading

Changed traffic conditions on the M1 Motorway for slope stabilisation

ROAD users are advised of changed traffic conditions from next Tuesday on the M1 Princes Motorway for slope stabilisation and vegetation work. Work will be carried out between Sublime Point at Maddens Plains and Cawley Bridge at Helensburgh on Tuesday June 22 and Thursday June 24 between 9am and 3pm, weather permitting. Work will continue … Continue reading

Helensburgh and Corrimal fire stations open today to the public

FIRE and Rescue NSW’s Open Day activities are underway today (Saturday, May 15) at Helensburgh and Corrimal until 2pm. FRNSW Deputy Commissioner Jeremy Fewtrell said the ban on metropolitan firefighters participating in Open Day activities had been lifted and an agreement reached with the Fire Brigade Employee Union (FBEU). “The annual FRNSW Open Day event offers families … Continue reading

Northern beaches and pools now closed for winter

NORTHERN beaches and some of the district’s pools have officially closed for winter. Swimmers wanting a dip at a patrolled beach will be required to travel into Wollongong from today (Monday April 26). The only patrolled beach during the winter months will be at North Wollongong Beach, with lifeguards on duty from 9am to 4pm, … Continue reading

Scaled-back ANZAC Day: Popular Austinmer dawn service cancelled

THE ever-popular Austinmer beach ANZAC Day dawn service has been cancelled as the northern suburbs’ RSL sub-branches grapple with a scaled-back commemoration this year. Reduced crowds are expected to gather at various commemoration services and events in the northern suburbs on Sunday, April 25, to remember those who lost their lives in service to their … Continue reading

Early morning fire destroys Helensburgh home

MORE than 30 firefighters have managed to extinguish a large fire that broke out at a home on Bulgo Road, Helensburgh just after 2am this morning. Numerous crews from across the Illawarra region arrived on scene a short time later and battled the blaze under windy conditions. Firefighters managed to bring the fire under control … Continue reading

Alternative route found for transporting 35,000 tonnes of spoil to Helensburgh

AN alternative route for transporting crushed sandstone and clean material to a storage site within the rail corridor at Helensburgh has been proposed by Transport for NSW following community feedback. Material is being excavated as part of a rail infrastructure upgrade project at Waterfall Station and currently taken to two nearby sites which are almost … Continue reading

Six northern suburbs’ medical practices will begin Covid jabs from today

SIX medical practices and clinics from Helensburgh to Fairy Meadow in Wollongong’s northern suburbs are among the 1,000 centres across the nation which will join the COVID-19 vaccination program from today. From today (March 22 2021) the medical practices will begin administering vaccines to patients as part of phase 1b of the Australian Government’s program. … Continue reading

Woman charged at Helensburgh after refusing to wear a mask and provide personal details

A WOMAN has been charged by police after allegedly refusing to wear a mask at Helensburgh Railway Station. Wollongong Police Transport Command officers were patrolling a train travelling between Thirroul and Helensburgh, when they observed a woman not wearing a mask about 2.50pm on Thursday. Police allege the 47-year-old woman refused to answer questions or … Continue reading

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