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Illawarra Mercury
Parkside Ave flats get tickterrace and pool area, as well as basement parking. When Martin Morris and Jon
Parkside Ave flats get tick
Illawarra Mercury / Posted an hour ago
terrace and pool area, as well as basement parking. When Martin Morris and Jones lodged the plans in February this year, Wollongong City Council received 18 public submissions. Residents raised concerns about stormwater drain capacity,... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Students explore career options at trades roadshowbetween the college and Workplace Learning Illawarra and featured more then 34
Students explore career options at trades roadshow
Illawarra Mercury / Posted yesterday
between the college and Workplace Learning Illawarra and featured more then 34 exhibitors, including TAFE Illawarra and Wollongong City Council. Students had the chance to meet tradespeople from a range of vocations and participate in... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Storm wreaks havoc on the Illawarra: share your photos, videosto higher ground on Swamp Road, Jamberoo on Sunday. Picture courtesy of Linda F
Storm wreaks havoc on the Illawarra: share your photos, videos
Kiama Independent / Posted 2 days ago
to higher ground on Swamp Road, Jamberoo on Sunday. Picture courtesy of Linda Faiers Continental Pool. Wollongong. Photo: Wollongong City Council. Picture courtesy of Steve Hewitt Picture courtesy of Lauren Holden-Newman Picture courtesy of... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
New golf driving range planned for inner-city Wollongongrevealing plans to build a double storey driving range at its beach-side course
New golf driving range planned for inner-city Wollongong
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 3 days ago
revealing plans to build a double storey driving range at its beach-side course. The club has lodged an application with Wollongong City Council to build 44 hitting bays over two levels at the southern end of the CBD clubhouse. If approved, the... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Golf driving range for cityrevealing plans to build a double storey driving range at its beach-side course
Golf driving range for city
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 3 days ago
revealing plans to build a double storey driving range at its beach-side course. The club has lodged an application with Wollongong City Council to build 44 hitting bays over two levels at the southern end of the CBD clubhouse. If approved, the... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Lettersseeing the hard work it takes to keep this market running, I have a real fear t
Letters
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 5 days ago
seeing the hard work it takes to keep this market running, I have a real fear that this institution will be lost. Wollongong City Council should value the culture that builds over decades through hard work and diversity and consider what... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Court's Frank Vellar verdict expected in fortnighttime to consider allegations that Vellar lied to the commission (ICAC) during i
Court's Frank Vellar verdict expected in fortnight
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 6 days ago
time to consider allegations that Vellar lied to the commission (ICAC) during its 2007-08 probe into corruption affecting Wollongong City Council.Yesterday, Vellar's lawyer told Downing Centre Local Court that Vellar had been compelled to provide... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Council to restore tuberculosis cemeteryThe cemetery that Wollongong City Council forgot will finally be given the atte
Council to restore tuberculosis cemetery
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 7 days ago
The cemetery that Wollongong City Council forgot will finally be given the attention it deserves. The cemetery that Wollongong City Council forgot will finally be given the attention it deserves. At Monday’s council meeting, councillors voted to... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Gaining a minute is not worth your lifegenerally that if they enter the rail corridor they are committing an offence,”
Gaining a minute is not worth your life
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 7 days ago
generally that if they enter the rail corridor they are committing an offence,” Insp James said. CELEBRATING IN STYLE The Wollongong City Council is examining how best our community can come together to celebrate the achievements of the... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Berkeley school for troubled teens set for knock backyouth would lead to students roaming the streets and forming gangs. Perspectiv
Berkeley school for troubled teens set for knock back
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 7 days ago
youth would lead to students roaming the streets and forming gangs. Perspective from Southhampton Street, Berkeley A Wollongong City Council planner has dismissed concerns of Berkeley residents who said a school for troubled youth planned in... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Time to roll out the red carpet for Emma McKeonwere full of nothing but grit and determination – the makings of a true champio
Time to roll out the red carpet for Emma McKeon
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 8 days ago
were full of nothing but grit and determination – the makings of a true champion. And all at her first Olympics. C’mon Wollongong City Council, this is a time to step up the podium. Let's do something to celebrate the amazing achievements of... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Time to roll out the red carpet for Emmawere full of nothing but grit and determination – the makings of a true champio
Time to roll out the red carpet for Emma
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 8 days ago
were full of nothing but grit and determination – the makings of a true champion. And all at her first Olympics. C’mon Wollongong City Council, this is a time to step up the podium. Let's do something to celebrate the amazing achievements of... Read more
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Kiama Independent
‘Picitup’ kits now available in KiamaSouthern Highlands in NSW to deliver regional waste outcomes. Member councils
‘Picitup’ kits now available in Kiama
Kiama Independent / Posted 9 days ago
Southern Highlands in NSW to deliver regional waste outcomes. Member councils include Kiama Municipal Council, Wingecarribee Shire Council, Shellharbour City, Shoalhaven City, and Wollongong City Council. This program is supported by the NS... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Port Kembla pool: nursing mum told to movefelt so uncomfortable,’’ he said. ‘‘It felt like every time [they] walked past
Port Kembla pool: nursing mum told to move
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 9 days ago
felt so uncomfortable,’’ he said. ‘‘It felt like every time [they] walked past us, there were eyes on us.’’ On Wednesday, Wollongong City Council communications manager Susan Wardle said the lifeguard’s issue with Mrs Estraube had been ‘‘about... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Pop-up bar plan hits safety hurdleLuke McNamara and Zach Kitschke, of the TIRO Group, the company behind The Drop
Pop-up bar plan hits safety hurdle
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 10 days ago
Luke McNamara and Zach Kitschke, of the TIRO Group, the company behind The Drop, said they would continue to work with Wollongong City Council and police in the hope the bar would yet open. "Despite putting forward a watertight plan of... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
You know you’re from Thirroul when ...skating ... ... or skateboarding. Photo: Thirroul History in Photos Ahem, you
You know you’re from Thirroul when ...
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 11 days ago
skating ... ... or skateboarding. Photo: Thirroul History in Photos Ahem, you're still waiting for that skate park, Wollongong City Council! You know the sign-moving antics between Foragers and Coledale markets are the closest you're likely... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Lettersat social media people are always complaining about the smoke from other people
Letters
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 12 days ago
at social media people are always complaining about the smoke from other people’s fires, yet nothing is done. Typical Wollongong City Council don't want to know, but are they paying for the extra electricity for my dryer? No. My husband is... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Ten-storey development proposed for West Wollongongis realised.Vranas Properties, headed by Brighton-Le Sands man Nick Vranas, has
Ten-storey development proposed for West Wollongong
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 12 days ago
is realised.Vranas Properties, headed by Brighton-Le Sands man Nick Vranas, has lodged a development application with Wollongong City Council to construct the 79-unit apartment block close to Wollongong Hospital, opposite the Wollongong Day... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Low tides prompt midnight worksmay be in for some overnight disruption next week, with midnight repair works s
Low tides prompt midnight works
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 13 days ago
may be in for some overnight disruption next week, with midnight repair works scheduled on the Blue Mile Gentlemen’s Pool. Wollongong City Council has planned the midnight to 6am work schedule to take advantage of “super low tides”, which are... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
NRMA hosts forum for older driversarmed to deliver positive outcomes." She will chair the forum whose discussion
NRMA hosts forum for older drivers
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 13 days ago
armed to deliver positive outcomes." She will chair the forum whose discussion panel will include Lucia Scioscia from Wollongong City Council, Wollongong Lord Mayor Gordon Bradbery, Roads and Maritime Services representative Adam Berry and... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Pool works in the night"Daymaker" lights to enable workers to take advantage of low tides. Wollongong
Pool works in the night
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 13 days ago
"Daymaker" lights to enable workers to take advantage of low tides. Wollongong City Council contractors will work at night on the Austinmer pool to take advantage of “super low” tides. How long: Work is still continuing to fix the Austinmer pool... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Tuesday, August 9, 2016to be a refugee. Picture: Sylvia Liber ► ILLAWARRA: Hundreds of refugees are r
Tuesday, August 9, 2016
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 15 days ago
to be a refugee. Picture: Sylvia Liber ► ILLAWARRA: Hundreds of refugees are resettled into the Illawarra each year and Wollongong City Council is trying to make them feel as welcome as possible. In partnership with the Multicultural Communities... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Tuesday, August 9, 2016to be a refugee. Picture: Sylvia Liber ► ILLAWARRA: Hundreds of refugees are r
Tuesday, August 9, 2016
Daily Liberal / Posted 15 days ago
to be a refugee. Picture: Sylvia Liber ► ILLAWARRA: Hundreds of refugees are resettled into the Illawarra each year and Wollongong City Council is trying to make them feel as welcome as possible. In partnership with the Multicultural Communities... Read more
10 related stories
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The Courier
Tuesday, August 9, 2016to be a refugee. Picture: Sylvia Liber ► ILLAWARRA: Hundreds of refugees are r
Tuesday, August 9, 2016
The Courier / Posted 15 days ago
to be a refugee. Picture: Sylvia Liber ► ILLAWARRA: Hundreds of refugees are resettled into the Illawarra each year and Wollongong City Council is trying to make them feel as welcome as possible. In partnership with the Multicultural Communities... Read more
10 related stories
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The Young Witness
Tuesday, August 9, 2016to be a refugee. Picture: Sylvia Liber ► ILLAWARRA: Hundreds of refugees are r
Tuesday, August 9, 2016
The Young Witness / Posted 15 days ago
to be a refugee. Picture: Sylvia Liber ► ILLAWARRA: Hundreds of refugees are resettled into the Illawarra each year and Wollongong City Council is trying to make them feel as welcome as possible. In partnership with the Multicultural Communities... Read more
10 related stories
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Western Advocate
Tuesday, August 9, 2016to be a refugee. Picture: Sylvia Liber ► ILLAWARRA: Hundreds of refugees are r
Tuesday, August 9, 2016
Western Advocate / Posted 15 days ago
to be a refugee. Picture: Sylvia Liber ► ILLAWARRA: Hundreds of refugees are resettled into the Illawarra each year and Wollongong City Council is trying to make them feel as welcome as possible. In partnership with the Multicultural Communities... Read more
10 related stories
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Kiama Independent
Tuesday, August 9, 2016to be a refugee. Picture: Sylvia Liber ► ILLAWARRA: Hundreds of refugees are r
Tuesday, August 9, 2016
Kiama Independent / Posted 15 days ago
to be a refugee. Picture: Sylvia Liber ► ILLAWARRA: Hundreds of refugees are resettled into the Illawarra each year and Wollongong City Council is trying to make them feel as welcome as possible. In partnership with the Multicultural Communities... Read more
10 related stories
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Manning River Times
Rise and Shine: Tuesday, August 9, 2016to be a refugee. Picture: Sylvia Liber ► ILLAWARRA: Hundreds of refugees are r
Rise and Shine: Tuesday, August 9, 2016
Manning River Times / Posted 15 days ago
to be a refugee. Picture: Sylvia Liber ► ILLAWARRA: Hundreds of refugees are resettled into the Illawarra each year and Wollongong City Council is trying to make them feel as welcome as possible. In partnership with the Multicultural Communities... Read more
10 related stories
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Goondiwindi Argus
Tuesday, August 9, 2016to be a refugee. Picture: Sylvia Liber ► ILLAWARRA: Hundreds of refugees are r
Tuesday, August 9, 2016
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 15 days ago
to be a refugee. Picture: Sylvia Liber ► ILLAWARRA: Hundreds of refugees are resettled into the Illawarra each year and Wollongong City Council is trying to make them feel as welcome as possible. In partnership with the Multicultural Communities... Read more
10 related stories
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The Border Mail
Tuesday, August 9, 2016to be a refugee. Picture: Sylvia Liber ► ILLAWARRA: Hundreds of refugees are r
Tuesday, August 9, 2016
The Border Mail / Posted 15 days ago
to be a refugee. Picture: Sylvia Liber ► ILLAWARRA: Hundreds of refugees are resettled into the Illawarra each year and Wollongong City Council is trying to make them feel as welcome as possible. In partnership with the Multicultural Communities... Read more
10 related stories
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Illawarra Mercury
Tuesday, August 9, 2016to be a refugee. Picture: Sylvia Liber ► ILLAWARRA: Hundreds of refugees are r
Tuesday, August 9, 2016
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 15 days ago
to be a refugee. Picture: Sylvia Liber ► ILLAWARRA: Hundreds of refugees are resettled into the Illawarra each year and Wollongong City Council is trying to make them feel as welcome as possible. In partnership with the Multicultural Communities... Read more
10 related stories
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Northern Daily Leader
Tuesday, August 9, 2016to be a refugee. Picture: Sylvia Liber ► ILLAWARRA: Hundreds of refugees are r
Tuesday, August 9, 2016
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 15 days ago
to be a refugee. Picture: Sylvia Liber ► ILLAWARRA: Hundreds of refugees are resettled into the Illawarra each year and Wollongong City Council is trying to make them feel as welcome as possible. In partnership with the Multicultural Communities... Read more
10 related stories
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Illawarra Mercury
Walking in a refugee’s shoescamp to try and understand the plight of refugees. Hundreds of refugees are re
Walking in a refugee’s shoes
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 15 days ago
camp to try and understand the plight of refugees. Hundreds of refugees are resettled into the Illawarra each year and Wollongong City Council is trying to make them feel as welcome as possible. CHANGING THE FUTURE: Woonona High School... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Greg McCann on life after Kerrynand her not being there, that was hard."Mr McCann's strength earned praise from
Greg McCann on life after Kerryn
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 16 days ago
and her not being there, that was hard."Mr McCann's strength earned praise from family and friends after he stood with Wollongong City Council general manager David Farmer to unveil the plaque naming the athletics centre.The ceremony was... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Skydive the Beach’s plan for Stuart Park in limboadministration building in Stuart Park is in limbo after the Land and Environme
Skydive the Beach’s plan for Stuart Park in limbo
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 18 days ago
administration building in Stuart Park is in limbo after the Land and Environment Court found problems with the way Wollongong City Council gave consent to the plan. In a judgment delivered on Thursday the court’s Justice Tim Moore found... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Skydive plan in limboadministration building in Stuart Park is in limbo after the Land and Environme
Skydive plan in limbo
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 18 days ago
administration building in Stuart Park is in limbo after the Land and Environment Court found problems with the way Wollongong City Council gave consent to the plan. In a judgment delivered on Thursday the court’s Justice Tim Moore found... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Cold weather but still hot actsturnout for the fourth Say It Sing It event on Friday, August 12. Coordinated
Cold weather but still hot acts
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 20 days ago
turnout for the fourth Say It Sing It event on Friday, August 12. Coordinated by the South Coast Writers Centre and Wollongong City Council, the event includes a small competition of live poetry and music with guest acts and an open mic. An... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Water drained from North Wollongong rock poolWollongong City Council contractors this week began draining the water from Nor
Water drained from North Wollongong rock pool
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 22 days ago
Wollongong City Council contractors this week began draining the water from North Wollongong’s Gentlemen’s Baths. Wollongong City Council contractors this week began draining the water from North Wollongong’s Gentlemen’s Baths to allow for repairs... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Harbour Street precinct to rise with new apartmentsdown four cottages between 17-23 Harbour Street and build a nine-storey, 33-apa
Harbour Street precinct to rise with new apartments
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 22 days ago
down four cottages between 17-23 Harbour Street and build a nine-storey, 33-apartment block have recently been lodged with Wollongong City Council. The proposed building would be next door to another nine-storey block on the eastern side of the... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Harbour Street precinct to risedown four cottages between 17-23 Harbour Street and build a nine-storey, 33-apa
Harbour Street precinct to rise
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 22 days ago
down four cottages between 17-23 Harbour Street and build a nine-storey, 33-apartment block have recently been lodged with Wollongong City Council. The proposed building would be next door to another nine-storey block on the eastern side of the... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Repairs start on Gent’s poolsWollongong City Council contractors this week began draining the water from Nor
Repairs start on Gent’s pools
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 22 days ago
Wollongong City Council contractors this week began draining the water from North Wollongong’s Gentlemen’s Baths. Wollongong City Council contractors this week began draining the water from North Wollongong’s Gentlemen’s Baths to allow for repairs... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Call to ‘spring clean’ Mt KeiraKeira MP Ryan Park has called on Wollongong City Council and Roads and Maritime
Call to ‘spring clean’ Mt Keira
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 23 days ago
Keira MP Ryan Park has called on Wollongong City Council and Roads and Maritime Services to “spring clean” areas of the city ahead of the coming cruise ship visit Spring clean: Mt Keira lookout is one area Ryan Park wants to see cleaned up ahead of... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Call to ‘spring clean’ Mt KeiraKeira MP Ryan Park has called on Wollongong City Council and Roads and Maritime
Call to ‘spring clean’ Mt Keira
Kiama Independent / Posted 23 days ago
Keira MP Ryan Park has called on Wollongong City Council and Roads and Maritime Services to “spring clean” areas of the city ahead of the coming cruise ship visit Spring clean: Mt Keira lookout is one area Ryan Park wants to see cleaned up ahead of... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Wollongong’s Eat Street and Friday markets in for a shakea shake-up under new council plans. Changing markets: Thursday night's Eat Str
Wollongong’s Eat Street and Friday markets in for a shake
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 25 days ago
a shake-up under new council plans. Changing markets: Thursday night's Eat Street Markets could be in for a shake-up as Wollongong City Council moves to formalise its licence agreement. They’re responsible for attracting nearly 20,000 people to... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Council mum on unpaid $405,000to skip paying development bond for many years. Prime spot: The Russell Vale c
Council mum on unpaid $405,000
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 25 days ago
to skip paying development bond for many years. Prime spot: The Russell Vale colliery is nestled into the escarpment. Wollongong City Council will not explain how it failed to collect a security bond owing to it from the Russell Vale colliery... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Council mum on unpaid $405,000to skip paying development bond for many years. Prime spot: The Russell Vale c
Council mum on unpaid $405,000
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 25 days ago
to skip paying development bond for many years. Prime spot: The Russell Vale colliery is nestled into the escarpment. Wollongong City Council will not explain how it failed to collect a security bond owing to it from the Russell Vale colliery... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Wollongong markets in for a shakepopular Thursday night Eat Street and Friday produce markets could be in for a
Wollongong markets in for a shake
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 27 days ago
popular Thursday night Eat Street and Friday produce markets could be in for a shake-up under new council plans. Wollongong City Council is calling for operators to put forward their case for running the popular weekly markets, opening up... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Berkeley on the bouncegrant money. The table will be unveiled at a community celebration – Berkeley B
Berkeley on the bounce
Kiama Independent / Posted 27 days ago
grant money. The table will be unveiled at a community celebration – Berkeley Bounce – on August 2, from midday to 2pm. Wollongong City Council installed the table after seeking input from area youth and community. As part of the Berkeley Safer... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Council will ask for water testingCreek has been inundated with runoff from Wollongong Coal mine above on multipl
Council will ask for water testing
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 27 days ago
Creek has been inundated with runoff from Wollongong Coal mine above on multiple occasions. Wollongong City Council will write to the NSW Government requesting that appropriate water testing of Bellambi Creek be tested to properly monitor runoff... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Art captures Bellambi spiritPlacemaking Project, celebrating community spirit. Picture: Adam McLean They w
Art captures Bellambi spirit
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 28 days ago
Placemaking Project, celebrating community spirit. Picture: Adam McLean They were part of nine projects commissioned by Wollongong City Council as part of their committment to creating opportunites for local artists through the Bellambi... Read more
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