Stanwell Tops

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NSW Health says six coronavirus cases after Stanwell Tops wedding; Thirroul festival cancelled

UPDATED 2.50pm MARCH 17 2020: THE state has recorded 37 new positive tests for coronavirus cases in a single day. It takes the total number of cases in NSW to 171, almost double the number on Friday, and includes six cases after a wedding reception at Stanwell Tops. At a media conference today, NSW chief … Continue reading

Helensburgh man arrested and charged with gun and drug offences

A MAN will appear in court today after police seized a rifle, ammunition, steroids and cannabis plants from a Helensburgh home. The 27-year-old Helensburgh man was stopped on Longview Crescent, Stanwell Tops yesterday (Wednesday) about 12.30pm before being arrested by Officers from Strike Force Raptor. A search of the vehicle allegedly found an amount of … Continue reading

Further road closures at Stanwell Tops next week

THERE will be further road closures next week in Stanwell Tops to allow for the Roads and Maritime Service to undertake maintenance work. Motorists are advised Lady Wakehurst Drive will be closed in both directions for three days between McKell Avenue and Otford Road for maintenance work from 8am to 3pm on Wednesday 16, Thursday … Continue reading

Lawrence Hargrave Drive closed for two days next week

MOTORISTS are advised by Transport for NSW that Lawrence Hargrave Drive will be closed for two days next week for routine maintenance work. Work will be carried out between Lady Wakehurst Drive and Stonehaven Road at Stanwell Tops from 9am to 3pm on Monday 14 and Tuesday 15 October, weather permitting. This includes trimming vegetation, … Continue reading

Concrete retaining walls for scenic Bald Hill climb

CONCRETE retaining walls will be built along sections of the scenic escarpment drive at Stanwell Park to the famed Bald Hill in an effort to prevent erosion and landslides. The work will be carried out by the Roads and Maritime Services (RMS) on Lawrence Hargrave Drive in two stages next year and will require full … Continue reading

Emergency services radio boost between Stanwell Tops and Garrawarra

CRITICAL communications for emergency services has been boosted with the instalment of a new government radio network site to improve coverage in rugged bushland between Stanwell Tops and Waterfall. NSW Minister for Customer Service Victor Dominello said the site at the Garrawarra Centre, Waterfall was critical to community safety by in-filling coverage spots in the … Continue reading

Paraglider killed at Bald Hill

A MAN has died following a paragliding crash at Stanwell Tops. Just before 3pm today (Saturday), emergency services were called to Bald Hill following reports a glider had crashed into the side of the cliff. The crash site was found and emergency services began rescue operations. State Emergency Service personnel reached the site and confirmed … Continue reading

Bald Hill works continue

WORK on renewing Bald Hill reserve has reached another milestone with the completion of a new roundabout, parking for buses, refurbishment of one car park, changes to services, and an improved walkway. Work on this stage was designed to be completed prior to the popular Sydney to ‘Gong Bike ride on Sunday November 1. Following … Continue reading

Bald Hill progress report

WORK on Bald Hill Reserve renewal project is progressing. Recently, new stormwater drains have gone in under Lady Wakehurst Drive and Wollongong City Council is working on road widening, constructing a roundabout and extra car parking. At the top of the Reserve, the old amenities building has been demolished in preparation of the new facility that … Continue reading

Bald Hill ‘ s new look

WOLLONGONG City Council will shortly begin works on improving and rebuilding the iconic reserve at Bald Hill, Stanwell Park. The project received $2.9 million in funding under the Restart NSW Illawarra Infrastructure Fund. Works will be completed in three stages with stage one seeing the lower car park resurfaced. This will be following immediately with … Continue reading

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