Stanwell Park

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Work begins on Great Southern Walk to connect Bulli with Botany Bay

CONSTRUCTION has begun on the Great Southern Walk, a new multi-day experience that will take walkers on a 67km adventure through the northern Illawarra and the Royal National Park. Work is underway on the first section of the track on the Illawarra Escarpment, linking Bald Hill with Stanwell Park. State MP for Heathcote, Lee Evans … Continue reading

Lawrence Hargrave Drive to close overnight for maintenance work

LAWRENCE Hargrave Drive will close 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. The road will be closed between between Stonehaven Road at Stanwell Tops and Chellow Dene Avenue in Stanwell Park between 8pm … Continue reading

Stanwell Park, Austinmer and Woonona beaches top water quality monitoring in north

BEACHES at Stanwell Park, Austinmer and Woonona have topped the list of water quality for swimming in the northern suburbs. The latest State of the Beaches report provides an overview of water quality at 214 swimming locations across the State, which are monitored under the NSW Government’s Beachwatch and Beachwatch Partnership programs. The report revealed … Continue reading

Get your sneakers ready for a ‘Bloody Long Walk’ from Stanwell Park to Wollongong on Sunday

MORE than 1,100 walkers will make their way 35kms through the spectacular scenery of Wollongong’s northern suburbs on Sunday (June 26 2022) to raise funds for the Mito Foundation. Sunday marks the first time the Bloody Long Walk has come to Wollongong. It will kick off at Stanwell Park Beach Reserve; follow the stunning coastline along Lawrence Hargrave … Continue reading

Lawrence Hargrave Drive night closure

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. Work will be carried out between Stonehaven Road at Stanwell Tops and Chellow Dene Avenue in Stanwell … Continue reading

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

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