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Monday 1 November 2021

Whether it’s tiny corner stores where you go for bread and milk or bigger town and village centres, in the Wollongong Local Government Area, we have more than 70 different clusters of shops.

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Friday 29 October 2021

We’re replacing some of the lights and expanding the lighting coverage at Thomas Dalton Park, Fairy Meadow with new energy efficient LED field lighting.

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Friday 29 October 2021

As part of Wollongong City Council’s phased reopening, we’ve made further changes to some of the popular services we provide our community.

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Thursday 26 November 2020

This weekend is going to be a hot one and with extreme heat conditions forecasted across Wollongong, we’re extending our lifeguard patrolled beach hours for the weekend to ensure as many people as possible have the chance to swim safely.

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Monday 2 December 2019

Wollongong City Council is to continue the trial of Food Organics Garden Organics—or FOGO—for about 1600 households in three suburbs.

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Monday 16 March 2020

To Our Community, As a community we’re currently facing a challenging and difficult time.  Due to this situation I thought I’d take the opportunity to write to you to share how we at Wollongong City Council are approaching the Coronavirus (COVID-19).

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Wednesday 18 August 2021

We’re supporting as many of our residents as possible to get vaccinated against COVID-19 by offering an additional car parking option in the CBD for those headed to the Illawarra Shoalhaven Mass Vaccination Centre.

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Friday 17 July 2020

Works will start on the western end of Crown Street from Sunday 19 July as part of Council’s ongoing plan to upgrade and improve the footpaths in the Wollongong CBD.

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Thursday 22 April 2021

As part of our commitment to making Wollongong a great place to ride, we’re proposing to install new bike parking across our city. To help us get the locations and number of bike rails right, we’re asking residents to share their feedback with us.

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Thursday 14 May 2020

Creatives offering everything from kids’ music workshops, to tutorials on paper stop-motion animation and performances by drag artists are among the successful applicants awarded under the Creative Wollongong Quick Response grants for arts and performance.

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