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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

Fast track the Thirroul skate park, says council candidate

FAST tracking a proposed skate park at Thirroul would help the mental health of young people as the Illawarra comes out of lockdown, says one candidate in the coming Wollongong local government elections. Greens candidate Jess Whittaker is calling on Wollongong City Council to fast track funding to build new skateparks and start the process … Continue reading

Supervised pools at Helensburgh, Thirroul and Corrimal to open this long-weekend

SUPERVISED outdoor pools at Helensburgh, Thirroul and Corrimal will reopen on Saturday, October 2, 2021. Lifeguards will be on duty at all of Wollongong City Council’s eight outdoor pools, including the Continental at Wollongong. Council’s nine ocean rock pools are not supervised by lifeguards and remain open. Poolgoers will need to book ahead through Council’s website, … Continue reading

Opening date expected to be set for Helensburgh, Thirroul and Corrimal public pools next week

AN opening date for public swimming pools at Helensburgh, Thirroul and Corrimal is expected to be set by Wollongong City Council next week. Council says it expects to be able to provide a date for when the gates on lifeguard supervised pools will open for summer mid next week. Council is working through the detail … Continue reading

Thirroul and Towradgi’s pop-up cycleways completed

THIRROUL and Towradgi residents have now been handed the reins for their new pop-up cycleways. Construction on both projects has finished, with Wollongong City Council now in maintenance-mode and making minor adjustments to the routes only as needed. The pop-up cycling routes pilot is an ongoing Council project that spans four suburbs; Port Kembla, Thirroul, … Continue reading

Group adds voice to growing opposition to Bulli and Thirroul traffic changes

CAMPAIGNERS for safer streets have added their voice to the growing opposition to proposed traffic changes at Thirroul and Bulli, including extended clearways on the Princes Highway. Safe Street to School have submitted feedback opposing suggestions by Transport for NSW to remove parking. Under the proposed changes, the NSW Government will extended clearways, and put … Continue reading

Consultation over traffic changes should be placed on ‘pause’ during lockdown, says Park

THE consultation period for the NSW Government’s controversial traffic changes at Bulli and Thirroul should by placed on pause during the Covid-19 lockdown, says State MP for Keira, Ryan Park. The extended clearways, one-way streets and traffic changes at key congestion intersections are measures under consideration by Transport for NSW to relieve the bottle-necks through … Continue reading

Austinmer bush fire brigade’s bureaucratic battle for new facility continues

THE exchange of unused railway land at Thirroul to Wollongong City Council to enable the relocation of the Austinmer Rural Fire Service (RFS) to a more suitable location continues to be bogged-down in red tape. Despite Council and the RFS working together to prepare a concept design for a new facility in Sea Foam Ave, … Continue reading

Opposition grows to planned clearways and parking restrictions through Bulli and Thirroul

WITH opposition growing to planned clearways and parking restrictions through Bulli and Thirroul, the consultation period on the much-lambasted traffic management plans have been extended. Transport for NSW have extended the consultation for three weeks, until Friday July 30. For details on the parking restrictions, see the Bulli & Clifton Times’ story: Extended clearways and … Continue reading

Extended clearways and traffic changes planned to relieve Bulli and Thirroul congestion

EXTENDED clearways, one-way streets and traffic changes at key congestion intersections are measures under consideration by Transport for NSW to relieve the bottle-necks through Bulli and Thirroul. Residents are asked to comment on a number of proposals under consideration to relieve the increasing congestion. Under the preferred option, a northbound clearway would be in force … Continue reading

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