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Daily Archives: June 4, 2019

Take Wollongong to the World Logo Competition

The chance to create local history is up for grabs as Illawarra Mercury, Cycling Australia and Destination Wollongong team up to give someone the opportunity to create the logo for the 2022 UCI Road World Cycling Championships. The event kicks off in late 2022 where

NSW Rocks Bringing Smiles to the Hunter and to the World

Picture this: you’re walking through your local park, admiring the beautiful scenery, and as you look down at your feet to see where you’re going to take your next step – you spot a decorated rock that says ‘smile’. That’s what a lot of people

ReIMAGINE a Sustainable Future

Shoalhaven City Council is celebrating Wold Environment day on Wednesday 5 June with the Shoalhaven Environmental Expo. Exhibitors will have all you need to know about local initiatives, community partnerships and Councils programs for Bush, Coast & Waterways Management; Recycling & Upcycling; Waste Minimisation; and

What The Queen Fed Trump

Would you believe it? President Donald Trump has made a state visit to Buckingham Palace this week. But somehow we feel like bone china isn’t really Trump’s style. Trump and his wife, Melania, will be visiting until tomorrow with a busy schedule including tea with

From Sudan to Surf: Refugee finds home in the Gong

Imagine being twelve years old, and only seeing a Wollongong beach or Aussie rules football for the first time. That’s how it was for local Refugee Sam Franco. “It was completely different, and something that none of us were used to” Sam and his family

Art and Environment in Harmony

Tomorrow marks World Environment day, and for 20 artists in the Shoalhaven it’s a day that has been two years in the making. After having a year off, Shoalhaven City Council’s Environmental Expo is back and it is being coupled with the ReIMAGINE Sculpture project