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Work on a degraded stormwater culvert in Darkes Road will restart shortly after the project was put on hold to protect a colony of vulnerable microbats living in the infrastructure. The microbats were discovered in May last year in the third cell, or section, of the culvert after repair and reinforcement works to the culvert’s two other cells had been finished.
Wollongong City Council is encouraging people to share their experiences on when and where they feel safe or less safe in our city, to gather information for our new Community Safety Plan 2021-2025.
Local school students will head to Woonona beach this Friday [February 28] to replace litter with low-lying shrubs and grasses for the launch of Clean Up Australia Day 2020.
A stellar line up of up and coming international and state cricket players will converge on Wollongong’s North Dalton Park for the NSW Second XI versus the touring England Lions on 2 March.
A Statement from Wollongong Lord Mayor Councillor Gordon Bradbery AM: “We at Wollongong City Council are saddened at the news that Councillor Vicky King passed away suddenly on Tuesday 25 February.
Wollongong City Council is calling for community input on a design framework that will strengthen the core of the City Centre, prioritise job creation and encourage a variety of housing types.
Beehives may soon be a feature of selected Council-managed greenspaces in a move to support the bee population following the devastating NSW bushfire season. Council, at its meeting on Monday 24 February, agreed to explore opportunities to provide areas within its greenspaces for bushfire-affected licensed apiarists and their bees.
Wollongong City Council is offering event organisers, community bands, choirs and community arts organisations the chance to apply for financial support towards their next project.
More than 1,800 new jobs were created in Wollongong last year, putting the city well on track to achieve its jobs target of 10,500 new jobs by 2029.
Talented trainees and apprentices will have their opportunity to shine in the Illawarra South East NSW Regional Training Awards, launched this morning at the Wollongong Art Gallery.