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Support packs donated to Bega Valley women

A Bega Valley community group has used a recent funding grant to help local women cope with the loss of an unborn child. The Far South Coast Maternity Advisory Group has assembled 25 pregnancy loss support packs, which have been donated to Bega’s South East Regional Hospital. Each pack contains relevant information...

Pedestrian refuge works start in Narooma

Motorists are warned to prepare for changed traffic conditions if they are travelling through Narooma this week. Works have started to improve safety for pedestrians on the Princes Highway, with a pedestrian refuge to be built on the highway north of Riverside Drive. An existing pedestrian path is located on each side...

Eurobodalla Disability Inclusion Action Plan open for public comment

Eurobodalla community members are invited to have their say on draft plans to improve access and inclusion for the estimated 19 per cent of people living with a disability in the Shire. Following the completion of surveys and focus groups earlier this year, Eurobodalla Shire Council’s draft Disability Inclusion Action Plan...

Beach Road works starting next week

Motorists are being warned to expect delays and allow extra travel time when traveling on Beach Road at Catalina, with works beginning on Monday to improve an 80-metre section of the road. The works extend from the Country Club Drive traffic lights to the new work completed last year at the...

Drop in wild rabbit numbers on the Far South Coast

Wild rabbit numbers across the Far South Coast have dropped by 42 per cent, according to researchers from the NSW Department of Primary Industries. Researchers are attributing the drop to the release of the rabbit haemorrhagic disease virus, RHDV1 K5 in early March as a method of controlling rabbits across Australia,...

Eurobodalla Council budget program on public exhibition

Eurobodalla residents can now give feedback on Council’s four-year budget program, which is now on public exhibition. Eurobodalla Shire Council’s draft Delivery Program 2017-21 and Operational Plan 2017-18 sets out what activities and actions Council will carry out over the next four years to help achieve the community’s vision for the...

Applications open for new regional marketing growth fund

Local community organisations and businesses are being encouraged to apply for funding to attract more people to live and work on the Far South Coast. Applications are now open for the NSW Government’s $1 million Regional Growth – Marketing and Promotion Fund to encourage businesses, young workers and families to relocate...

New road signs for the Bega Valley

New road signs have been spotted in the Bega Valley. Bega Valley Shire Council’s urban maintenance crews have been undertaking sign renewal across the Shire on urban, rural and regional roads. The signs being replaced are either not to Australian Standard or are faded and damaged making them difficult to see, while...

Bega's best baker revealed

The search for Bega’s best baker is over. Following a competition to find Bega’s Undiscovered Baking Legend, local Marty den Hertog has been announced as the winner and will feature on the front cover of this year’s Bega Yellow Pages and White Pages directory, along with his lemon meringue cheesecake recipe. The...

Eurobodalla bats migrating north

Eurobodalla’s flying foxes are on the move north to warmer weather. Eurobodalla Shire Council reports that flying fox numbers in the Shire are as low as 300 at the Catalina golf course, and camps at Tuross Head, Narooma and Batemans Bay’s Water Gardens are empty. Council staff and the NSW Office of...