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Bulli Tops motorway to close in both directions for five nights starting this weekend

THE M1 Princes Motorway will be closed for five nights starting this weekend between the Old Princes Highway intersection at Waterfall and Bulli Tops for maintenance work. Work will include trimming vegetation, clearing drains, litter collection and repairing the road surface, guardrail and signs.  The closure will be in place in both directions between 8pm … Continue reading

Your input sought on changes to Thirroul traffic flow, parking and bus stop relocation

ROAD surface improvements on Lawrence Hargrave Drive in Thirroul will be carried out from next week in conjunction with community consultation on further safety upgrades. Transport for NSW will carry out resheeting work between Lachlan Street and Hewitts Avenue from Monday, June 5, weather permitting. Asphalt patching will then follow from Bulli Pass to Phillip … Continue reading

Free Rapid Antigen Test kits now available at Helensburgh, Thirroul and Corrimal libraries

WITH a spike in reported COVID-19 cases recorded in the Illawarra Shoalhaven region, Wollongong Local Government Area (LGA) residents can now pick up free Rapid Antigen Test kits (RATs) from their local library. The RATs are provided by NSW Health and are being distributed through Wollongong City Libraries. Wollongong Lord Mayor Gordon Bradbery said the RATs will … Continue reading

Work begins in June on road improvements through Thirroul

ROAD surface and traffic improvements on Lawrence Hargrave Drive in Thirroul will be carried out by Transport for NSW from next month to increase traffic efficiency and safety.   The work will include road re-sheeting between Lachlan Street and Hewitts Avenue, as well as asphalt patching from Bulli Pass to Phillip Street.  A Transport for … Continue reading

International Story Time at Helensburgh, Thirroul and Corrimal libraries

NATIONAL Simultaneous Storytime is back with special events at Corrimal, Helensburgh, Thirroul, and Wollongong Libraries this week. This year the national event is held on Wednesday, May 24 at 11am and invites everyone across the country to read the Australian picture book, The Speedy Sloth by author Rebecca Young and Illustrator Heath McKenzie. National Simultaneous Storytime is … Continue reading

Have your say on Crown reserves at Helensburgh, Austinmer, Thirroul, Bulli, Woonona and Corrimal

AUSTINMER Beach and Reserve, Corrimal Memorial Park, Darkes Forest, and the Helensburgh and District Historical Mine Museum. At first glance, none of these locations seem to have anything in common. But they do – they’re all Crown reserves. A Crown reserve is a parcel of land which has been set aside by the NSW State … Continue reading

Northern sporting groups share in funding

A NUMBER of northern sporting groups have shared $423,000 in financial assistance through Wollongong City Council’s Sports Grants Program. Successful recipients of the grants include Helensburgh Off Road Cycling (shade and seating), Russell Vale Junior Rugby League (drainage works), Helensburgh Thistles (car park fencing replacement), and Northern Districts Cricket (net renewal). This round of grant … Continue reading

Changes to Austinmer to Wollongong bus timetable

BUS passengers are to benefit from extended services connecting Austinmer to Wollongong on Friday nights and new services on Sunday mornings, starting this weekend. A Transport for NSW spokesperson said, local bus operator Dions, alongside Transport for NSW, amended its timetable based on customer demand, and to provide more benefits to passengers. “These changes will … Continue reading

Your list of ANZAC Day dawn services in the north from Helensburgh to Corrimal

THIS ANZAC Day, RSL NSW is calling on Australians to ‘Check on a Mate’, pledge their support, and encourage their veteran friends and family members to attend one of the services held in the northern Illawarra. Dawn services will be held on Tuesday April 25 at Helensburgh, Coledale, Austinmer, Thirroul, Woonona, Corrimal and Wollongong. Corrimal … Continue reading

Thirroul teen will perform new album at youth centre

THIRROUL teen Will Haynes will take to the stage in Wollongong next month, performing his recently-released album ‘changing’, where the audience will also be treated to fresh tracks from this exciting young local talent. Will’s album, launched last November, has been streamed in more than 40 countries and already amassed more than 8,000 streams on Spotify. … Continue reading

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