Illawarra

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Maintenance work will close Mount Ousley Road

THE M1 Princes Motorway will be closed between Bulli Tops and Memorial Drive for one night on both Sunday February 5 and Sunday February 12, weather permitting.  Work will include vegetation removal, guardrail repairs, line marking and cleaning drains to improve safety. As part of the work, Picton Road will also be closed between the … Continue reading

Music lovers encouraged to ride their push bikes to this year’s folk festival at Slacky Flat, Bulli

THE annual Illawarra Folk Festival will be held at Slacky Flat, Bulli from Friday January 20 to Sunday January 22 Set in the foothills of the Illawarra Escarpment in Bulli Showground, the 2023 festival has five onsite venues and is billed as a “family friendly village with action from early morning to late night”. With … Continue reading

Projects mapped-out in the north over 2023 include playgrounds, cycleways, beach car parks and continuation of the Grand Pacific Walk

FROM footpath improvements to playground upgrades, road works, renovations of community buildings and planting more trees on public land, Wollongong City Council have literally mapped out its works plan for 2023 and it includes a number of significants projects in the northern suburbs. The Council is encouraging residents to take a look at their online map … Continue reading

Rangers out in force over Summer holidays

RANGERS will be out in force over the summer holidays reminding visitors to beaches, parks, and foreshore areas that tents and structures must come down by 8pm. These holidays, Wollongong City Council will be running a community safety program to discourage illegal camping and dangerous parking. Here are the rules: Wollongong Lord Mayor Gordon Bradbery … Continue reading

Make safety a priority at the beach this summer break

AS the weather heats up and people flock to the Illawarra’s beaches to cool down, authorities are urging the community to make safety the priority when in, on or around the water. Wollongong is home to 17 patrolled beaches from Stanwell Park in the north to Windang in the south, and they’re patrolled Monday to … Continue reading

Two dead after plane crashes near Appin Road

TWO people have died following a plane crash west of Bulli yesterday. Shortly before 3pm on Monday (December 26), emergency services responded to reports of a scrub fire in bushland near Appin Road and Colliery Road, Appin. Following a search of the area crews discovered a light plane. Two bodies were also found, and are … Continue reading

Merry Christmas from The Bulli & Clifton Times

Wishing our readers a merry and safe Christmas. Thank you for your support throughout 2022, and we look forward to continuing to provide the northern suburbs with news and information into 2023. Free subscription to The Bulli & Clifton Times OR DONATE BY DEBIT OR CREDIT CARD Don’t have PayPal? Instead, you can support my … Continue reading

What you should know before taking your dog to the beach this summer

THERE are good reasons why dogs aren’t allowed on rock platforms and in rock pools and Wollongong City Council is encouraging residents to brush up on their knowledge before taking their pooch on a trip to the beach this summer. Council’s compliance officers will be working these holidays to remind people about their responsibilities as … Continue reading

Russell Vale’s Cawley Park gets an early Christmas present

THE successful community groups that will receive an early Christmas present thanks to much-needed State Government funding grants have been announced. The grants will help local community groups to deliver important projects to enhance their facilities, including fence replacements, accessible accommodation and drainage upgrades. State MP for Keira, Ryan Park said $400,000 in grants for … Continue reading

Post letters to Santa at Helensburgh, Thirroul and Corrimal libraries’ mailboxes

SANTA’S helpers at Helensburgh, Thirroul and Corrimal libraries are collecting and delivering letters to the North Pole from now until December 10. If you’ve spent the year being nice, now’s the time to write your Christmas wish list (with your parent’s help) and drop it off at your favourite library. Wollongong City Council’s trusted librarians … Continue reading

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