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Wednesday 20 November 2019

Wollongong City Council has agreed to sell its two shares in Southern Phone Company Limited to AGL Energy Limited at its meeting on Monday 18 November 2019. We had been advised of an offer by AGL Energy Limited to acquire 100 per cent of the shares in Southern Phone in mid-October. Southern Phone recommended Council accept the offer.

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Wednesday 20 November 2019

Wollongong City Council is proposing to adjust its Ward boundaries in preparation for the local government elections to be held in September 2020.

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Tuesday 19 November 2019

A beginners and intermediate mountain biking trail, a pump track and bike skills park, as well as walking trails and an upgraded playground are just some of the activities targeted within an ambitious master plan for Cringila Hills. The draft Cringila Hills Recreation Master Plan is a long-term strategy to look at how the space that has impressive views over the southern suburbs can be better enjoyed by our community.

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Thursday 14 November 2019

Why not grab the family and friends and enjoy a family movie, The Secret Life of Pets, at The Vale Golf Course, Russell Vale, on Saturday 16 November.

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Thursday 14 November 2019

This Christmas embrace the season and donate a gift to the City of Wollongong Giving Tree.

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Wednesday 13 November 2019

Whether you’re a weekend warrior, a novice with training wheels or someone who never hops on a bike, we want to hear about your cycling experiences.

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Wednesday 13 November 2019

During a recent inspection of beach access in Thirroul, Council staff found that a large rock platform at the base of stairs from DH Lawrence Reserve in Craig Street Thirroul has become unstable. To ensure public safety Council has fenced off the stairs to prevent people accessing the beach and rock platform

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Wednesday 6 November 2019

You might have seen plenty of television cameras and UK food presenter Ainsley Harriott in the Wollongong Friday Foragers Markets in February.

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Monday 4 November 2019

An Interim Heritage Order over the Corrimal Coke Works site has been extended for an additional six months.

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Friday 1 November 2019

We’ve had to close Helensburgh toddlers’ pool due to ongoing challenges with the pool’s water circulation. The pool is more than 50 years old and draws its water from Helensburgh’s nearby gravity filtration unit.

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