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Eurobodalla playgrounds to be upgraded

Two popular Eurobodalla playgrounds will be fenced and upgraded over the next month to make them safe and inclusive for kids of all ages and abilities. Eurobodalla Shire Council crews will be onsite at Narooma’s Rotary Park from next Monday, replacing the timber picnic set and shelter with new accessible aluminium...

Art of the Library winner announced

Discarded books have been transformed into intricate works of art and are now on show at Eurobodalla libraries. The inaugural Art of the Library prize and exhibition invited all artists who exhibited works in local libraries to turn a redundant library book from the libraries’ collection into a work of art. The...

Eurobodalla Council unveils new environmental trailer

Eurobodalla Shire Council has debuted a new trailer to better educate residents about the local environment. Funded by Landcare NSW and matched with Council funds, the $7,000 trailer is a one-stop shop for environmental education and features storage on one side and a solar-powered display on the other which shows educational...

Upgrade works start on the Kings Highway

Drivers are warned to allow extra time for their travels up and down the Clyde Mountain, with Eurobodalla Shire Council and Roads and Maritime Services to undertake road upgrades on the Kings Highway for the next four weeks. The three sections of road marked for repair and resurfacing are from the...

Eurobodalla businesses urged to 'Ban the Bag'

Eurobodalla businesses and locals are being encouraged to lobby for a ban on plastic bags. It comes as Eurobodalla Shire Council steps up its calls for an Australia-wide ban on single-use plastic bags, with Council to write to the NSW and Australian Governments advocating a ban on the bags, along with...

Woman dies in Mount Darragh crash

Police are continuing to investigate the cause of a fatal crash on the Far South Coast. Police report that at around 4.00pm on Friday afternoon, a 67-year-old woman was driving her vehicle along Mount Darragh Road in Mount Darragh, when it appears she lost control and hit a tree. The woman’s partner...

Aurelia Quartet to perform at Musical Storytime

Bega Valley children aged two to five years old will have the chance to hear the sounds of the violin, viola and cello at this month’s Musical Storytime at the Shire’s libraries. The Bega Valley Shire Library together with Four Winds and the Australian National Academy of Music (ANAM) will offer...

Batemans Bay CBD parking reduced for streetscaping works

Motorists are being warned to expect reduced parking in Batemans Bay’s Orient Street from next week. Construction of a new raised pedestrian crossing near the bakery as part of Eurobodalla Shire Council’s $1.6 million streetscaping project and is expected to disrupt parking in the street, with most of the parking in...

Pair trawling trial approved for the Far South Coast

A local fishing club is vowing to fight a recent decision by the Australian Fisheries Management Authority (AFMA) to allow an 18-month pair trawling trial along the NSW coastline. The Merimbula Big Game and Lakes Angling Club say they are very concerned by the decision, which allows two boats to connect...

Wet weekend forecast for the Far South Coast

The Far South Coast is being warned to brace for a deluge of rain over the weekend. A low pressure system is building across the east coast of Australia, and is expected to hit the region late Thursday, before deepening on Friday with 20-40mm of rainfall expected across the coast. The rain...