Wollongong

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City parking time limits extended

FROM Monday visitors will be able to park for longer at two city centre car parks. Wollongong City Council’s 32-space Rawson Street Car Park will be increased from four hours (4P) to eight hours (8P), with the hourly rate decreased from 75 cents to 60 cents. The maximum daily cost for parking at the site … Continue reading

Wollongong gets set to see in 2014

WOLLONGONG’S New Year’s Eve celebration will start from 6pm on Tuesday.along the city’s foreshore area. The family-friendly, alcohol free, New Year’s Eve event is held around Belmore Basin and includes live music from the City of Wollongong Brass Band, amusement rides and a wide selection of food and novelty stalls. The night will be an … Continue reading

Family fun day at WIN Stadium this weekend

WOLLONGONG police are hosting a ‘Family Fun Day’ at WIN Stadium this Saturday to help raise money for Camp Quality, a charity dedicated to improving the quality of life for children living with cancer. The ‘Family Fun Day’ follows a Trivia Night the Command hosted in August, which raised more than $15,000 in funds. The … Continue reading

Wollongong undergoing multi-million dollar revitalisation

WOLLONGONG is undergoing major growth with more than $500 million in new development in the city taking place. At present there are several major developments taking place. These include the $19 million Crown Street Mall refurbishment and the $200 million expansion of GPT Crown Central.  Other major sites being developed include: The former Dairy Farmers … Continue reading

Stabbing in Wollongong

POLICE are appealing for public assistance after a man was stabbed at Wollongong On Friday night. Shortly after 6pm a 44-year-old man was talking to a taxi driver in Church Street. At this time an unknown man has approached the 44-year-old and stabbed him in the chest before fleeing. The victim reported the incident to … Continue reading

Carjacking in Wollongong CBD

POLICE are investigating after a man was carjacked in Wollongong yesterday. About 2pm on Wednesday a 29-year-old man parked his black Holden Commodore SSV wagon on Church Street. The man turned his car off, leaving the keys in the ignition, and fell asleep. About 3pm the man was awoken after hearing his car keys jingling. … Continue reading

Wollongong’s first memorial to fallen Aboriginal soldiers

WOLLONGONG’S first memorial plaque commemorating Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander servicemen and women of Australia who fought in battle defending the nation will be unveiled tomorrow (Tuesday). At the event, Wollongong Lord Mayor Gordon Bradbery and Uncle Richard Archibald will unveil the plaque at the Wollongong cenotaph at 2.30pm. Mr Archibald’s descendent, Private Frank Richard … Continue reading

Truck loads of waste collected during annual clean up

MORE than 10 tonnes of waste was removed from 54 sites across the Wollongong local government area over the weekend as an army of residents took part in the annual Clean Up Australia Day. A Wollongong City Council spokesperson told The Bulli Times In the main the clean up gathered fast food wrappers, plastic bottles, chip and confectionary … Continue reading

Lend a hand this weekend for big clean up

LAST year’s ‘Clean Up Australia Day’ in Wollongong was a huge success – and that’s despite having to postpone due to wet weather. All up, 14,500 volunteers, including schools, businesses and community collected a huge 4.5 tonnes of rubbish from across the city. Organisers this year are asking to do their bit again at registered … Continue reading

City investment development reaches $430 million

WOLLONGONG City has seen investment of more than $430 million in construction works that have begun or been completed in the past 12 months. Wollongong has been using its unique location and competitive advantage to attract commercial and residential development to the City CBD. Wollongong City Council economic development manager Mark Grimson said the campaign … Continue reading

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