Wollongong City Lord Mayor Gordon Bradbery

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Rates to rise to pay for city’s capital works

WOLLONGONG City Council will increase rates by 3.4 per cent to help fund $73.4 million in capital works over the next 12 months. Council confirmed the second year of its five year Delivery Program through its Annual Plan for 2013/14. Council adopted the plan, including the Budget and Capital Budget 2013/14 at its meeting on … Continue reading

Sandon Point management plan ready for comment

THE draft plan of Management for Sandon Point and McCauley’s Beach goes on public exhibition for 90 days from today until February 28 2013. The draft plan provides ideas and plans to manage the Wollongong City Council owned community land and also to recognise the area’s rich Aboriginal significance. Wollongong City Lord Mayor Gordon Bradbery … Continue reading

Third wave warning over asbestos

Wollongong City Council has partnered with the Asbestos Diseases Research Institute (ADRI) in a campaign to make people aware of the ‘third wave’ of asbestos related diseases. The third wave refers to the expected diseases caused by inhaling asbestos fibres while renovating or maintaining homes. Don’t play renovation roulette, is the message Council, the Asbestos … Continue reading

Future management of “iconic” Sandon Point to go on exhibition

THE draft plan of management for Sandon Point and McCauley’s Beach will be discussed at the next meeting of Wollongong City Council on Monday November 26. Part of the recommendation for Council to consider is that the draft plan be placed on public exhibition for 90 days and that a public hearing be held on … Continue reading

Coledale’s classroom comes alive

COLEDALE Public School’s Living Classroom was officially opened yesterday by Wollongong City Lord Mayor Gordon Bradbery. The Living Classroom is an environmental education program where students are encouraged to grow a range of plants using permaculture principals to create an outdoor learning area. The goals of the program are to teach students about the environment, … Continue reading

Thousands of plants ready for National Tree Day

ROTARY Park at Towradgi will be just one of the sites across the Illawarra where plantings will take place tomorrow for National Tree Day. The Sandon Point Bushcare Group will plant grasses and shrubs at Whartons Creek from 2pm tomorrow. Participants are asked to meet near Bulli Tourist Park on Farrell Road. Greenhouse Park in … Continue reading

Future of Gleniffer Brae about to be decided

A COMMUNITY information session to talk about a draft planning proposal for Gleniffer Brae will be held on Saturday July 28 on the site. Wollongong City Council is exhibiting the draft planning proposal for Gleniffer Brae house and grounds. The objective is to permit the use of Gleniffer Brae house and grounds as a function … Continue reading

Volunteering expo on again

WOLLONGONG City Council’s Volunteering Expo is on again, and this year at least 28 community organisations will be involved. The expo, coordinated by Council’s Volunteering Illawarra service, is at the Wollongong Town Hall on 17 May from 9.30am-3.30pm. Stallholders include representatives from Council’s Community Transport and Social Support, St Vincent de Paul and the Arthritis … Continue reading

Last Music by the Harbour

PACK some nibbles, your picnic blanket and head to Belmore Basin this Sunday afternoon for Music by the Harbour. Things kick off at 2pm, with an hour-long performance from the City of Wollongong Brass Band. This popular group will be followed by well known local singer-songwriter Penny Hartgerink. Penny will take to the stage from … Continue reading

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