Woonona

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RSL urges people to pay tribute locally to our diggers at dawn services this ANZAC Day

ANZAC Day commemorations, including the Sydney CBD March, will proceed throughout the state without COVID-related disruption on April 25 this year.  RSL NSW President Ray James said commemorating significant moments in our military history is vital to Australia, as a people, a community, and a nation.  “As the custodians of the ANZAC spirit, RSL NSW … 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

North bound lanes will be closed during night work on Memorial Drive

MOTORISTS are advised of night work next week on Memorial Drive between Bellambi Lane and the Princes Highway roundabout at Bulli. Work will include road resurfacing to improve safety for motorists. Work will be carried out between 7.30pm and 5am from Sunday April 3 to Tuesday April 12, weather permitting. There will be no night … 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

Work begins on Bulli’s controversial $3.6M ‘band-aid’ traffic busting solution

THE $3.6 million effort to ease traffic congestion through Bulli will begin next week. The NSW Government’s plan to reduce building traffic congestion through Bulli will begin with the addition of a lane to the southbound on-ramp on the Princes Highway to Memorial Drive of Monday February 7. Other work in the planning includes changes … Continue reading

Man remains in critical condition after Woonona surf rescue on Saturday

A MAN remains in a critical condition after three people were pulled from the surf, north of Collins Point, Woonona yesterday. About 3.30pm on Saturday (January 15, 2022), emergency services were called to the beach fronting Ocean Park after reports three people were seen struggling in a rip about 100m offshore. The swimmers were brought … Continue reading

Local surf clubs, sporting groups and community gardeners receive funding for new equipment and other upgrades

THIRROUL Surf Club will be able to purchase new gym equipment, while Woonona Community Garden will expand after 21 local community groups were awarded vital funds for improvement projects. While Thirroul Surf Club topped the list for funding ($35,000), Corrimal Public School followed a close second with a $29,200 grant for a soft-fall playground. State … Continue reading

Survey will map out the future of your local shopping centre

WHETHER it’s tiny corner stores where you go for bread and milk, or shopping centres, like Helensburgh, Corrimal, Woonona, Bulli or Thirroul, Wollongong City Council wants to get a better idea of how people use these places, what works, and what can be improved into the future. Council’s director of planning Linda Davis said local … Continue reading

Woonona’s Ocean Park, Mailbag Hollow, or Bulli Park under consideration for new northern bike track

A DIRT bike track will be constructed in the Woonona Bulli area, with three sites under consideration by Wollongong City Council. The two sites at Bulli under consideration are located at Mailbag Hollow (opposite Slacky Flat Park), and at Bulli Park, while a third is at Ocean Park Reserve, Woonona. Also, Council is calling for feedback … Continue reading

Interest free loan scheme has helped with car registrations to providing false teeth

RESIDENTS of the Woonona Bulli area doing it tough financially can apply for an interest free loan of up to $1500 through a scheme on offer by Northern Illawarra Community Connections Inc (NICCI). NICCI client support worker Daniel Brokenborough the interest free loans can be for whitegoods, furniture, medical procedures, computers, tablets, car registration and … Continue reading

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