Stanwell Park

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Recycling bins to be trialed at Thirroul and Stanwell Park beaches

RECYCLING bins will be making their debut this weekend in Stanwell Park and Thirroul foreshore areas as part of a new trial program by Wollongong City Council. The introduction of the yellow-lidded recycling bins to the popular spaces is part of Council’s strategy to improve foreshore areas and to get a better understanding of community … Continue reading

Commencement date given for the much awaited upgrade of Stanwell Park Public School

CONSTRUCTION work on the much anticipated upgrade of Stanwell Park Public School will get underway on October 5, next week. Once completed, the upgraded school will include a new school hall, a canteen, out of school hours care facilities and storage. State MP for Heathcote Lee Evans welcomed the news and said he was was thrilled with the progress … 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

Lawrence Hargrave Drive closed for one night to allow maintenance work

ROAD users are advised Lawrence Hargrave Drive will be closed for one night next week for routine maintenance work. Work includes vegetation maintenance, clearing gutters and drains, maintenance of guardrails and litter collection to improve safety for road users. Work will be carried out between Stonehaven Road at Stanwell Tops and Chellow Dene Avenue in … Continue reading

Council’s future management of Bald Hill in the hands of NSW Government

AN updated Plan of Management for Stanwell Park Reserve and Bald Hill Lookout, which was endorsed by Wollongong City Council on Monday, will be sent to the NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment – Crown Lands for approval to adopt. For the past couple of years, Council used a place-based Plan of Management to … Continue reading

Stanwell Park School hall a step closer with contract awarded

STANWELL Park Public School’s new hall is a step closer with the design and construction contract awarded. The hall will include a canteen, out of school hours care facilities and storage. State MP for Heathcote Lee Evans said the contract to build the new hall has been awarded to Barpa Pty Ltd. Mr Evans said the hall … Continue reading

Detours will be in place during Stanwell Park road closure

ROAD users are advised Lawrence Hargrave Drive will be closed at Stanwell Park over one night next week for routine maintenance work. Work includes vegetation maintenance, clearing gutters and drains, maintenance of guardrails and litter collection to improve safety for road users. Detours will be in place via the Princes Motorway and Bulli Pass as … Continue reading

Cigarette butt-bins installed at five northern hot-spots

FIVE northern suburbs’ locations, from Stanwell Tops to Towradgi Beach, will have cigarette butt bins installed by Wollongong City Council. The Council is renewing its effort to eliminate cigarette litter, with the launch of its educational No Butts Trail and the installation of 30 new cigarette butt bins. The bins will be located at numerous northern suburbs … Continue reading

Stanwell Park’s new kiosk comes up for lease

STANWELL Park’s beachside kiosk could soon have a new operator with Wollongong City Council calling for a “savvy and knowledgeable food operator” to run the sought-after business. The kiosk has operated in the Stanwell Park Recreation Area for about 50 years, with the current building undergoing a major refurbishment in 2018. With its wide verandah … Continue reading

Delays expected with roadworks at Stanwell Park

MAINTENANCE work on Lawrence Hargrave Drive at Stanwell Park will be carried out for two days from Thursday January 21 to Friday January 22. Work will continue from Monday February 1 for about 2 weeks between 6am and 6pm Monday to Friday, weather permitting. Work, between Chellow Dene Avenue and Lady Wakehurst Drive, will include slope … Continue reading

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