Wollongong City Council

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Council wants input on pools

IF you like swimming in one of the northern Illawarra’s pools, at Helensburgh, Thirroul, and Corrimal, Wollongong City Council wants you to spend five minutes to complete a survey. Council said it is aware that the current swimming pools and leisure centres in the city have been in place since early last century and want … Continue reading

Celebrating being young at Bellambi

YOUTH Week is underway and to celebrate the Bellambi Neighbourhood Centre will present ‘Mix it Up’ this Saturday. The event, from midday to 4pm, will feature laser skirmish, Circus Monoxide, Rangers on the Run, Navy, Army, Air Force, Scouts, craft workshops and live entertainment. The Youth Week runs from April 5 to 14 and Wollongong … Continue reading

Disabled access nightmare at Bulli station

By MICK ROBERTS. THE dangerous, narrow footpath over the Park Road railway bridge at Bulli will be made safer after complaints to Wollongong City Council from residents. Park Road resident Robert Miller has written to the Council and State MP for Heathcote Lee Evans revealing “an appalling situation in the vicinity of Bulli railway station”. … Continue reading

Increased parking proposed for Bald Hill

EVER since Lawrence Hargrave began flying his box kites, Bald Hill has been an iconic site for visitors and a defining area for flight and gliding. Bald Hill now attracts more than 3,000 visitors in peak times and about 900 visitors each day on average. The Hill has helped to define the northern beaches of … Continue reading

Asbestos found at Coalcliff

BONDED asbestos fragments have been found on the site of the Coalcliff surf club storage shed. Wollongong City Council has cordoned the site off to restrict access to the area. The asbestos is not in the surf club or the roadway leading to the club house. Council is engaging an environmental hygienist to investigate the … Continue reading

Wollongong’s last temperance hotel to be demolished

By MICK ROBERTS. ANOTHER one of Bulli’s last two remaining brick guest houses seems destined for demolition. The former Sea View Guest House joins the nearby former Railway Guest House in Railway Street as being threatened with demolition. The Roads and Maritime Services (RMS) has lodged a development application with Wollongong City Council to demolish … Continue reading

Planning Assessment Commission host public hearing on CSG

IN December last year the NSW Government revived the plan for coal seam gas (CSG) in catchments; recommending approval of Apex Energy’s application to keep alive a 16  well projects in and around the Woronora and Upper Nepean drinking water catchments. Tomorrow the NSW Planning Assessment Commission will host a public meeting to hear views … Continue reading

Woonona footpath to be repaired

THE footpath on Princes Highway between Popes Road and Nicholson Road in Woonona will be repaved after Wollongong City Council won a four percent interest subsidy on a $20 million loan. The money will be used over five years to accelerate works on footpaths across the city. Council will seek the funds at a fixed … Continue reading

Shared walkway to link Royal National Park and Lake Illawarra

A PLAN is underway to create a shared pathway, dubbed the Grand Pacific Walk to link the Royal National Park at Otford to Lake Illawarra. In 2012/2013 the Grand Pacific Walk program will look at two major components. The first, is the overall master plan for the walk and the second is the plan, and … Continue reading

Save on rates and landfill by reducing bin size

RESIDENTS of the northern Illawarra are being asked to look after the environment by decreasing the size of their waste bins, and the amount of rubbish that’s sent to landfill. Wollongong City Council is once again running its annual promotion to encourage householders to decrease the size of their waste bin. Council has three sizes … Continue reading

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