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Illawarra Mercury
Can you guess these Wollongong buildings?Kembla streets. Guess what Wollongong building? Greater Union Cinema, Burelli
Can you guess these Wollongong buildings?
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 12 hours ago
Kembla streets. Guess what Wollongong building? Greater Union Cinema, Burelli Street. Guess what Wollongong building? Wollongong City Council chambers, Burelli Street. Guess what Wollongong building? Wollongong Local Court, Market... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Can you guess what Wollongong buildings?and Kembla streets. Guess what Wollongong building? Greater Union Cinema, Bur
Can you guess what Wollongong buildings?
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 12 hours ago
and Kembla streets. Guess what Wollongong building? Greater Union Cinema, Burelli Street. Guess what Wollongong building? Wollongong City Council chambers, Burelli Street. Guess what Wollongong building? Wollongong Local Court, Market S... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Couple of things on city’s “to do” list for visitto the city is as enjoyable as possible. The third thing we must do as a city
Couple of things on city’s “to do” list for visit
Illawarra Mercury / Posted yesterday
to the city is as enjoyable as possible. The third thing we must do as a city - and responsibility here lies with the Wollongong City Council in whatever form it is in on October 30 - is make sure we are looking our best. There was a lot of... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Parks go to the dogsWollongong City Council has earmarked a section of inner-city MacCabe Park to b
Parks go to the dogs
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 2 days ago
Wollongong City Council has earmarked a section of inner-city MacCabe Park to be transformed into a dedicated doggy paradise. Wollongong City Council has earmarked a section of inner-city MacCabe Park to be transformed into a dedicated doggy... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Bulli’s battle with trafficidentified to manage traffic flow in the area,” the spokesman said. “Roads and
Bulli’s battle with traffic
Kiama Independent / Posted 2 days ago
identified to manage traffic flow in the area,” the spokesman said. “Roads and Maritime is continuing to work closely with Wollongong City Council to progress the study.” A spokesman from Wollongong City Council said the effect the Woolworths... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Bulli’s battle with trafficidentified to manage traffic flow in the area,” the spokesman said. “Roads and
Bulli’s battle with traffic
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 2 days ago
identified to manage traffic flow in the area,” the spokesman said. “Roads and Maritime is continuing to work closely with Wollongong City Council to progress the study.” A spokesman from Wollongong City Council said the effect the Woolworths... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Council to turn the city greenKnown as green roofs and walls, high-rise gardens are among a number of changes
Council to turn the city green
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 3 days ago
Known as green roofs and walls, high-rise gardens are among a number of changes to Wollongong City Council’s development control plan. Developers planning to build in the Wollongong CBD would be encouraged to incorporate vertical gardens and plant... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
It could be a long wait for the Fowlers Road bridgemillion,” Cr Bradbery said. “If we took $94 million out of that we wouldn’t be
It could be a long wait for the Fowlers Road bridge
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 4 days ago
million,” Cr Bradbery said. “If we took $94 million out of that we wouldn’t be able to do anything else in the city.” Wollongong City Council has $22.5 million in funding from the long-term lease of Port Kembla. Cr Bradbery said the council... Read more
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Kiama Independent
It could be a long wait for the Fowlers Road bridgemillion,” Cr Bradbery said. “If we took $94 million out of that we wouldn’t be
It could be a long wait for the Fowlers Road bridge
Kiama Independent / Posted 4 days ago
million,” Cr Bradbery said. “If we took $94 million out of that we wouldn’t be able to do anything else in the city.” Wollongong City Council has $22.5 million in funding from the long-term lease of Port Kembla. Cr Bradbery said the council... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Lettersin either the lower house or house of review. John Macleod, BerryWRONG PRIORIT
Letters
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 4 days ago
in either the lower house or house of review. John Macleod, BerryWRONG PRIORITIES Many areas of Wollongong know how slow Wollongong City Council moves (Illawarra Mercury, July 14, 2016). Gwynneville School has been promised a raised school... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
McCauleys flats given council tickWollongong City Council staff have recommended a controversial apartment buildi
McCauleys flats given council tick
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 6 days ago
Wollongong City Council staff have recommended a controversial apartment building at McCauleys Beach be approved, despite strong opposition from dozens of neighbouring residents. Wollongong City Council staff have recommended a controversial... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Inside the $38m Oxford on Crown developmentcall the old Dwyers site (across Corrimal St) is underway, and then the Flinder
Inside the $38m Oxford on Crown development
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 7 days ago
call the old Dwyers site (across Corrimal St) is underway, and then the Flinders St site will soon be underway as well.” Wollongong City Council also had Cr Ann Martin, general manager David Farmer, and planning chief Andrew Carfield at the... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
21 new jobs: Wollongong council to take on traineesWollongong City Council will hold an expo in Unanderra on Saturday to promote i
21 new jobs: Wollongong council to take on trainees
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 8 days ago
Wollongong City Council will hold an expo in Unanderra on Saturday to promote its largest ever intake of trainees. Labourer trainee Chris O’Hara, horticultural apprentice Dylan Brown, and horticulturalist Erin Martin. Picture: Wollongong City... Read more
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Kiama Independent
21 new jobs: Wollongong council to take on traineesWollongong City Council will hold an expo in Unanderra on Saturday to promote i
21 new jobs: Wollongong council to take on trainees
Kiama Independent / Posted 8 days ago
Wollongong City Council will hold an expo in Unanderra on Saturday to promote its largest ever intake of trainees. Labourer trainee Chris O’Hara, horticultural apprentice Dylan Brown, and horticulturalist Erin Martin. Picture: Wollongong City... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
We’ve turned this city around, says Bradberycall the old Dwyers site (across Corrimal St) is underway, and then the Flinder
We’ve turned this city around, says Bradbery
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 8 days ago
call the old Dwyers site (across Corrimal St) is underway, and then the Flinders St site will soon be underway as well.” Wollongong City Council also had Cr Ann Martin, general manager David Farmer, and planning chief Andrew Carfield at the... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Council to take on 21 traineesWollongong City Council will hold an expo in Unanderra on Saturday to promote i
Council to take on 21 trainees
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 8 days ago
Wollongong City Council will hold an expo in Unanderra on Saturday to promote its largest ever intake of trainees. Labourer trainee Chris O’Hara, horticultural apprentice Dylan Brown, and horticulturalist Erin Martin. Picture: Wollongong City... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
We’ve turned this city around, says Bradberycall the old Dwyers site (across Corrimal St) is underway, and then the Flinder
We’ve turned this city around, says Bradbery
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 8 days ago
call the old Dwyers site (across Corrimal St) is underway, and then the Flinders St site will soon be underway as well.” Wollongong City Council also had Cr Ann Martin, general manager David Farmer, and planning chief Andrew Carfield at the... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Noise trial for Cliff Rdwill next week get a taste of just how noisy the $10 million project might be d
Noise trial for Cliff Rd
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 9 days ago
will next week get a taste of just how noisy the $10 million project might be during construction. Starting on Sunday, Wollongong City Council will begin a week-long trial for the complex project, to test just how hard – and loud – the rock... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Think council moves slowly? Try 62 yearssegment of Cross Street, Corrimal, who said they were “astounded” to find their
Think council moves slowly? Try 62 years
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 10 days ago
segment of Cross Street, Corrimal, who said they were “astounded” to find their neighbours had been waiting since 1954 for Wollongong City Council to install proper kerbs. The Mercury highlighted the decades-long Cross Street plight 10 years ago,... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Wild wind causes traffic chaos in the Illawarrasnow had fallen in the highlands. Do you live in the Southern Highlands? What’
Wild wind causes traffic chaos in the Illawarra
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 10 days ago
snow had fallen in the highlands. Do you live in the Southern Highlands? What’s the weather doing at your place? 12.55pm: Wollongong City Council has closed its Whytes Gully Waste facility to all small vehicles and any vehicle requiring manual... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Wild wind causes traffic chaos in the Illawarrasnow had fallen in the highlands. Do you live in the Southern Highlands? What’
Wild wind causes traffic chaos in the Illawarra
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 10 days ago
snow had fallen in the highlands. Do you live in the Southern Highlands? What’s the weather doing at your place? 12.55pm: Wollongong City Council has closed its Whytes Gully Waste facility to all small vehicles and any vehicle requiring manual... Read more
35 related stories
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Illawarra Mercury
Wild wind causes traffic chaos in the Illawarrasnow had fallen in the highlands. Do you live in the Southern Highlands? What’
Wild wind causes traffic chaos in the Illawarra
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 10 days ago
snow had fallen in the highlands. Do you live in the Southern Highlands? What’s the weather doing at your place? 12.55pm: Wollongong City Council has closed its Whytes Gully Waste facility to all small vehicles and any vehicle requiring manual... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Unanderra skate park ready for school holidaysschool holidays. Flippin' awesome: Skaters tested out the revamped Unanderra s
Unanderra skate park ready for school holidays
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 11 days ago
school holidays. Flippin' awesome: Skaters tested out the revamped Unanderra skate park on Tuesday; it's been completed by Wollongong City Council workers one month ahead of schedule . Picture: Adam McLean The new and improved Unanderra skate park... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
First look: Berkeley's $380m holistic hospitalof Wollongong and Unanderra's Guardian Centre Pharmacy have written letters of
First look: Berkeley's $380m holistic hospital
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 13 days ago
of Wollongong and Unanderra's Guardian Centre Pharmacy have written letters of support for the proposal. The plans are on public exhibition until April 12 and can be viewed at majorprojects.planning.nsw.gov.au or at Wollongong... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Thumbs up for $71m in projectshands, was redesigned, and the hotel plan dropped. At the JRPP meeting two rep
Thumbs up for $71m in projects
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 14 days ago
hands, was redesigned, and the hotel plan dropped. At the JRPP meeting two representatives of NSW Ports argued that the Wollongong City Council planner’s assessment of noise levels did not properly consider how loud freight trains running at... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Boy ends up with black eye playing at harbourconcerned about the length of time it had taken to fix the broken railing after
Boy ends up with black eye playing at harbour
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 15 days ago
concerned about the length of time it had taken to fix the broken railing after the storms, Ms Winchester said she phoned Wollongong City Council to report the incident. She said she was told fixing the damaged harbour area – which is NSW Crown... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Storm damage dangerconcerned about the length of time it had taken to fix the broken railing after
Storm damage danger
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 15 days ago
concerned about the length of time it had taken to fix the broken railing after the storms, Ms Winchester said she phoned Wollongong City Council to report the incident. She said she was told fixing the damaged harbour area – which is NSW Crown... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Wollongong’s tourism boss hails reformHighlands and Shoalhaven as part of “Destination Sydney Surrounds South”. Dest
Wollongong’s tourism boss hails reform
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 16 days ago
Highlands and Shoalhaven as part of “Destination Sydney Surrounds South”. Destination Wollongong, which is funded by Wollongong City Council, will remain a separate entity and work with the larger regional tourism network. Mr Sleigh... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Extra funding for Illawarra's Flagstaff GroupMark Sewell, of Warrigal, who helped provide the aged care focus, and Natalie B
Extra funding for Illawarra's Flagstaff Group
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 16 days ago
Mark Sewell, of Warrigal, who helped provide the aged care focus, and Natalie Burroughs, of RDA Illawarra, Mark Grimson, of Wollongong City Council, and federal MP Stephen Jones and NSW MP Gareth Ward. ‘‘Flagstaff has wanted to grow and we have had... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Calderwood project gets green light in big court victoryreleases a 58-page assessment of the project, declaring it ‘‘economically, envi
Calderwood project gets green light in big court victory
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 16 days ago
releases a 58-page assessment of the project, declaring it ‘‘economically, environmentally and socially unsustainable’’. Wollongong City Council expresses its opposition to the project. December 2010: On December 8, Planning Minister Tony Kelly... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Tourism boss hails reformHighlands and Shoalhaven as part of “Destination Sydney Surrounds South”. Dest
Tourism boss hails reform
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 17 days ago
Highlands and Shoalhaven as part of “Destination Sydney Surrounds South”. Destination Wollongong, which is funded by Wollongong City Council, will remain a separate entity and work with the larger regional tourism network. Mr Sleigh... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Time to shine at Awardsnominated and voted for their favourite businesses to take out the People's Cho
Time to shine at Awards
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 18 days ago
nominated and voted for their favourite businesses to take out the People's Choice Award. Sponsors of the Awards include: Wollongong City Council, Destination Wollongong, Commonwealth Bank, Wollongong Central by The GPT Group, WIN Network, i98FM,... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Everyone has opportunityfitness award at the function hosted by Destination Wollongong with presenting
Everyone has opportunity
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 18 days ago
fitness award at the function hosted by Destination Wollongong with presenting partner Commonwealth Bank on behalf of the Wollongong City Council. Isabel Carrasco was named Employee of the Year (Alana Dryden was highly commended) and Mobile Phone... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Previous winners call IMB biz award entriesBank Illawarra Business Award sponsors include IMB Bank, Access Law Group, Blue
Previous winners call IMB biz award entries
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 18 days ago
Bank Illawarra Business Award sponsors include IMB Bank, Access Law Group, BlueScope, Export Growth China, Illawarra Mercury, IRT Foundation, Kiama Municipal Council, Peoplecare, TAFE Illawarra, University of Wollongong and Wollongong City Co... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Bulli's halls of justice soon bedroomsMr Fensom and perhaps another family would live at the site, Mr Martin said. T
Bulli's halls of justice soon bedrooms
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 18 days ago
Mr Fensom and perhaps another family would live at the site, Mr Martin said. The site was sold on behalf of Aldi after Wollongong City Council rejected the supermarket chain's proposal for a store on the neighbouring block. A proposal now with... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Expect the unexpected at Viva la Gonga parade from the city’s Arts Precinct (formerly Civic Plaza) to MacCabe Park w
Expect the unexpected at Viva la Gong
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 19 days ago
a parade from the city’s Arts Precinct (formerly Civic Plaza) to MacCabe Park where the bulk of activities will be held. Wollongong City Council cultural development co-ordinator Megan McKell said Viva la Gong would transform the city centre,... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Crash-testing creativity in Crown Stexperiences, and years later while living in the US; he discovered the spoken w
Crash-testing creativity in Crown St
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 19 days ago
experiences, and years later while living in the US; he discovered the spoken word genre. Local cafes will hold pop-up performances during the event, hosted by the South Coast Writers Centre and Wollongong City Council, along with discounted i... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Illawarra votes: Cunninghamher husband Martin, Michelle is passionate about creating a strong and safe com
Illawarra votes: Cunningham
Kiama Independent / Posted 21 days ago
her husband Martin, Michelle is passionate about creating a strong and safe community. Michelle has been a Councillor with Wollongong City Council for almost 5 years and works locally with the Top Blokes Foundation, supporting young men in our... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Illawarra votes: Cunninghamher husband Martin, Michelle is passionate about creating a strong and safe com
Illawarra votes: Cunningham
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 21 days ago
her husband Martin, Michelle is passionate about creating a strong and safe community. Michelle has been a Councillor with Wollongong City Council for almost 5 years and works locally with the Top Blokes Foundation, supporting young men in our... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Lots of dollars in DefenceAdvantage Strategy – is a joint effort from i3net and Advantage Wollongong. Ad
Lots of dollars in Defence
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 22 days ago
Advantage Strategy – is a joint effort from i3net and Advantage Wollongong. Advantage Wollongong is a partnership between Wollongong City Council, University of Wollongong and the NSW Department of Industry. One Illawarra company, Bisalloy, has... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Lots of dollars in DefenceAdvantage Strategy – is a joint effort from i3net and Advantage Wollongong. Ad
Lots of dollars in Defence
Kiama Independent / Posted 22 days ago
Advantage Strategy – is a joint effort from i3net and Advantage Wollongong. Advantage Wollongong is a partnership between Wollongong City Council, University of Wollongong and the NSW Department of Industry. One Illawarra company, Bisalloy, has... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Rose & Ratsack say and singUS that he discovered the spoken word genre. Say It Sing It is the brainchild
Rose & Ratsack say and sing
Kiama Independent / Posted 22 days ago
US that he discovered the spoken word genre. Say It Sing It is the brainchild of the South Coast Writers Centre (SCWC) and Wollongong City Council, who have partnered to bring poets and songwriters onto the stage of Wollongong Mall for nights of... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Rose & Ratsack say and singUS that he discovered the spoken word genre. Say It Sing It is the brainchild
Rose & Ratsack say and sing
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 22 days ago
US that he discovered the spoken word genre. Say It Sing It is the brainchild of the South Coast Writers Centre (SCWC) and Wollongong City Council, who have partnered to bring poets and songwriters onto the stage of Wollongong Mall for nights of... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Wollongong Surf Club building soldsaid he has a lot of ideas to upgrade the building with “great potential” and i
Wollongong Surf Club building sold
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 23 days ago
said he has a lot of ideas to upgrade the building with “great potential” and is currently preparing plans to go before Wollongong City Council in the next couple of months. “We haven’t yet finalised the concepts we have in mind for it but... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Wollongong Surf Club building soldsaid he has a lot of ideas to upgrade the building with “great potential” and i
Wollongong Surf Club building sold
Kiama Independent / Posted 23 days ago
said he has a lot of ideas to upgrade the building with “great potential” and is currently preparing plans to go before Wollongong City Council in the next couple of months. “We haven’t yet finalised the concepts we have in mind for it but... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Split in views on Mt KeiraA walker enjoys a quiet moment in the picnic area of Mount Keira Summit Park, w
Split in views on Mt Keira
Kiama Independent / Posted 23 days ago
A walker enjoys a quiet moment in the picnic area of Mount Keira Summit Park, which has been the subject of debate as Wollongong City Council develops a vision for its future. Picture: Adam McLean. Wollongong City Council’s vision for the... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Split in views on Mt KeiraA walker enjoys a quiet moment in the picnic area of Mount Keira Summit Park, w
Split in views on Mt Keira
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 23 days ago
A walker enjoys a quiet moment in the picnic area of Mount Keira Summit Park, which has been the subject of debate as Wollongong City Council develops a vision for its future. Picture: Adam McLean. Wollongong City Council’s vision for the... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Artifical pitch secures fundingproject at Ian McLennan Park could begin as early as next month after it receiv
Artifical pitch secures funding
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 24 days ago
project at Ian McLennan Park could begin as early as next month after it received an additional $700,000 in funding from Wollongong City Council this week. The development process for Football South Coast’s synthetic pitch project at Ian... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Helensburgh ‘Peeping Tom’ was ‘mentally ill’A lawyer for the former council employee says he will lodge mental health appli
Helensburgh ‘Peeping Tom’ was ‘mentally ill’
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 24 days ago
A lawyer for the former council employee says he will lodge mental health application in court. A Wollongong City Council employee accused of spying on women through peep holes in the walls of the Helenburgh pool change room in March will attempt to... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Refugee debate a sad sign of the timesa sad “sign of the times” when we can’t feel sure enough as a city to erect a s
Refugee debate a sad sign of the times
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 25 days ago
a sad “sign of the times” when we can’t feel sure enough as a city to erect a sign welcoming refugees. The decision by the Wollongong City Council not to erect a welcome sign for refugees is certainly understandable. It’s just a sad reflection on... Read more
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