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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

Fate of Thirroul and Towradgi’s ‘pop-up’ cycleways about to be decided, and Council wants your feedback

THE trial of ‘pop-up cycleways’ at Thirroul and Towradgi is coming to an end, with Wollongong City Council set to make a decision on their future. With the two-year anniversary of the trial fast approaching, Council is completing a final round of community engagement as it considers whether to make the cycleways a permanent addition. … Continue reading

Disruptions expected during replacement of Towradgi traffic lights

MOTORISTS are advised of changed traffic conditions on the Princes Highway at Towradgi for safety upgrade work starting this weekend. Work will include replacing the traffic light posts and control box where the highway intersects with Caldwell Avenue and Towradgi Road. Work will be carried out at night between 8pm and 5am from Sunday, October … Continue reading

Teenager charged following investigation into death of 12-year-old boy after Towradgi crash

POLICE have charged a teenager following an investigation into the death of a 12-year-old boy after a Towradgi crash last week. A Holden Barina was reportedly travelling north on Memorial Drive when it crashed into a traffic light at the intersection of Towradgi Road about 1.35am on Tuesday, October 4. Officers at nearby Corrimal Police … Continue reading

Investigation into death of 12-year-old boy after Memorial Drive crash

POLICE have commenced an investigation into the death of a 12-year-old boy following a crash at Towradgi overnight. A Holden Barina was reportedly travelling north on Memorial Drive when it crashed into a traffic light at the intersection of Towradgi Road, Towradgi about 1.35am on Tuesday, October 4, 2022. Officers at nearby Corrimal Police Station … Continue reading

Pedestrian and cycle access over Towradgi Creek into Corrimal residential development a ‘no-brainer’

CALLS for a shared cycle/pedestrian pathway to link the Corrimal Coke Works residential development to Towradgi would improve safety and enable children to walk to school. Community group Safe Streets to School have successfully lobbied Wollongong City Council to look into a ‘voluntary planning agreement’ for the developer to build the shared pedestrian and bicycle … Continue reading

King tides, drenching rain, and wild weather lash the northern suburbs

THE Bureau of Meteorology is warning of significant rainfall and the risk of flash flooding over the next few days, with the potential for landslides or falling trees, and coastal erosion on beaches and foreshore areas. Residents are advised to be extra cautious, and stay out of any floodwater. Last weekend, heavy rains saw roads … Continue reading

Corrimal East and Tarrawanna students’ artistic skills were inspired by Towradgi tree vandalism

LATE last year the local community was devastated by the tree vandalism of 12 Norfolk Island Pines in Towradgi Park. The Norfolk Island Pines have since been replanted with protective fencing with signage from students sharing the importance of trees to the community. Pictures featuring vivid splashes of green, red, blue and yellow dominate two … Continue reading

Big clean-up begins after extreme weather lashes the northern suburbs

A BREAK in the heavy rain is providing Wollongong City Council staff the opportunity to focus efforts on debris removal from beaches and drainage systems and carry out road and pathway repairs. Following the extraordinary heavy and consistent rain, many beaches are littered with rubbish and debris that has been either washed up in heavy … Continue reading

Woman charged after alleged graffiti vandalism at Towradgi COVID clinic

A WOMAN who allegedly sprayed graffiti on a Towradgi COVID testing clinic and assaulted police during her early morning arrest will face Wollongong Court today. Wollongong Police said a woman entered the COVID testing clinic on Moray Road, Towradgi about 1.20am today (Friday, February 11, 2022), and allegedly sprayed black graffiti on a white medical … Continue reading

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