Otford

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Road closure at Otford for maintenance work

ROAD users are advised of the closure of Lady Wakehurst Drive next week, between McKell Avenue and Otford lookout for maintenance work to be carried out. The road will be closed in both directions between 8am and 3pm from Tuesday November 2 to Thursday November 4, weather permitting. Maintenance work including general maintenance, guardrail repairs, … Continue reading

Better lighting for public schools at Otford, Scarborough and Stanwell Park

STUDENTS and teachers will see improvements at a number of northern suburbs’ public schools under the NSW Government’s LED Lighting Upgrade Program. The $157.8 million initiative was launched last year in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and is targeted at replacing old inefficient lights in state public schools with smart LED lights.  Where possible, the … Continue reading

Detours in place for Otford road closure

MOTORISTS are advised of the closure of Lady Wakehurst Drive between McKell Avenue and Otford Lookout next week for maintenance work to be carried out. The road will be closed in both directions between 8am and 3pm from Tuesday, August 31 to Thursday, September 2, weather permitting. Work will include general maintenance, guardrail repairs, trimming … Continue reading

Lady Wakehurst Drive closed for maintenance work next week

MOTORISTS are advised of the closure of Lady Wakehurst Drive next week, between McKell Avenue at Waterfall and Otford Lookout, for maintenance work. Maintenance work will be carried out, including general maintenance, guardrail repairs, vegetation trimming and clearing gutters and drains to improve safety for motorists. Detours will be in place via McKell Avenue, the … Continue reading

Lady Wakehurst Drive to close for maintenance work

MOTORISTS are advised by Transport for NSW of the closure of Lady Wakehurst Drive between Otford and Waterfall next week. The road will be closed in both directions from Otford Road to McKell Avenue between 8am and 3pm from Wednesday November 4 to Friday November 6, weather permitting. Maintenance work includes general maintenance, trimming vegetation and clearing gutters … Continue reading

Lady Wakehurst Drive closed to traffic next week

MOTORISTS are advised of the closure of Lady Wakehurst Drive between McKell Avenue and Otford Road for maintenance work next week. The road will be closed in both directions between 8am and 3pm from Tuesday September 8 to Wednesday September 9, weather permitting. Maintenance work includes general maintenance, trimming vegetation and clearing gutters and drains to improve safety … Continue reading

Woonona students help launch Clean Up Australia campaign ahead of this weekend’s activities

SCHOOL students made their way to Woonona beach today (Friday, February 28) to replace litter with low-lying shrubs and grasses for the launch of Clean Up Australia Day 2020. Celebrating 30 years of Clean Up Australia Day community groups will have their opportunity to take part in cleaning up sites throughout the city on Sunday … Continue reading

Bald Hill road to close for two months from June to allow maintenance work

LAWRENCE Hargrave Drive at Bald Hill will close for two months from June to allow Transport for NSW to undertake what it says is essential maintenance work. The road will be closed for eight weeks from Tuesday June 9 between Otford Road and Chellow Dene Avenue at Stanwell Park for the installation of mesh and … Continue reading

Otford Weir and Thirroul pool remain closed after extreme wet weather

Due to the deluge that has swamped the northern Illawarra over the past few days, Thirroul pool and the Otford Weir will remain closed until further notice. Wollongong City Council advise that a number of roads continue to be closed. Additionally, the Continental (Wollongong), Thirroul and Port Kembla pools are also closed until further notice … Continue reading

Looking Back history feature: The wild men of 22 Mile Camp

Originally posted on Looking Back:
Navvies working on the Illawarra railway near Helensburgh By MICK ROBERTS © Grog shanties like this sprung-up in secluded bushland along the Illawarra railway works during the 1880s. AMERICA’S Wild West could be considered tame compared to the wilderness separating Sydney from Illawarra’s far northern coal mining villages during the mid to…

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