Stanwell Park

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Stanwell Park gets new shark observation tower

STANWELL Park has a new life guard tower. The Junior Surveyor Lifeguard Tower for Stanwell Park Beach was funded under the NSW Government’s Shark Observation Grants Program, and presented to Wollongong City Council last week. Life Member of the Australian Professional Ocean Lifeguard Association (APOLA) and Distributor of Surveyor Lifeguard Towers, Ken Holloway said having … Continue reading

Trial project engages 27 additional staff to keep parks and foreshores rubbish free over summer

IN an effort to keep beaches, parks and foreshore areas clean over the summer, Wollongong City Council have partnered with not-for-profit social enterprise – Green Connect – to trial two new projects. The first project saw Council expand the trial of yellow-lidded recycling bins with about 150 yellow bins installed across an additional 13 parks … Continue reading

Lawrence Hargrave Drive closed to traffic for routine maintenance work

MOTORISTS 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. On Monday, February 14, from 8pm to 4am, Lawrence Hargrave Drive will be closed between Stonehaven Road … Continue reading

Paraglider rescued from tree at Stanwell Tops

A PARAGLIDER who crashed into a tree has been rescued this afternoon at Stanwell Tops. Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) crews joined NSW Police, NSW Ambulance and State Emergency Service crews to reach the 30-year-old man, who veered off course from the nearby paragliding launch pad around 12.30pm. The paraglider found himself stuck in the … Continue reading

Night closure on Lawrence Hargrave Drive at Stanwell Tops

LAWRENCE Hargrave Drive will be closed to motorists for one night next week for routine maintenance work. Work will be carried out between Stonehaven Road at Stanwell Tops and Chellow Dene Avenue in Stanwell Park between 8pm and 4am on Monday November 8, weather permitting. Work includes vegetation maintenance, clearing gutters and drains, maintenance of … 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

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

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