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Boil Water Notice extended by NSW Health and Council

A precautionary boil water notice has been extended by NSW Health and Bega Valley Shire Council. Due to the forecast of further rain in the Brogo River catchment area this weekend, the notice has been extended and applies to the townships and villages of Quaama, Cobargo, Bermagui, Beauty Point, Fairhaven, Wallaga...

Queen's Baton Relay to visit Batemans Bay ahead of Commonwealth Games

Far South Coast residents will have the chance to be a part of the excitement of next year’s Commonwealth Games. The Queen’s Baton Relay will visit Batemans Bay on Tuesday February 6, with nominations for batonbearers now open. Eurobodalla Shire Council’s events coordinator Leisa Tague says anyone can take part. She also says...

Three people rescued off Bermagui after boat sinks

Three people have been rescued after their boat began to sink on the Far South Coast. A mayday call was received on Wednesday morning that a 5.6 metre runabout with three people on board was sinking five nautical miles due east of Bermagui. The three people were taken on board a passing...

Car and motel windows damaged on the Far South Coast

Police are appealing for help after a car was damaged in Bermagui. The Toyota RAV4 was parked in Murrah Street when its three side windows and rear window were smashed, causing over $800 worth of damage between Friday evening and Sunday afternoon. In a separate incident a motel on the Princes Highway...

Young Bega Valley women receive scholarships

Five young Bega Valley women have been awarded scholarships from Bega Valley Shire Council in celebration of their contribution to the local community. The Young Women’s Scholarships were increased from $500 to $2,500 this year with Council saying there was a great calibre of applicants for this year’s program. The scholarship recipients...

Eurobodalla residents pitch in on Clean Up Australia Day

Wet weather over the weekend did little to deter volunteers from getting their hands dirty and helping to clean up the Eurobodalla. An estimated 280 volunteers turned up for Clean Up Australia Day, with close to 60 cubic metres of rubbish collected from Eurobodalla’s parks, streets, waterways and bushland. 12 new groups...

Bega Valley Shire Council issues Boil Water Notice

Recent heavy rain has forced Bega Valley Shire Council to issue a precautionary Boil Water Notice for residents connected to the Brogo River water supply catchment. The notice applies to the townships and villages of Quaama, Cobargo, Bermagui, Beauty Point, Fairhaven, Wallaga Lake, Wallaga Lake Heights, Wallaga Lake Koori Village, Akolele...

BREAKING - Missing Sunshine Bay woman

Police are appealing for assistance to locate a 25-year-old Sunshine Bay woman. Tamara Shepheard was last seen leaving her home at around 3.30pm on Sunday afternoon and failed to return. Police report she left in a dark blue Holden Commodore bearing the registration number BM08FS. Tamara is described as being of Caucasian appearance...

Upgrade works on Princes Highway at Dalmeny complete

A major upgrade on the Princes Highway has been finished in time for the Easter holidays. Minister for Roads Melinda Pavey and Member for Bega Andrew Constance have announced safety for motorists travelling on the Princes Highway at Dalmeny has been improved with a $3.2 million upgrade now complete. Improvements include widening...

Investigations for new Batemans Bay Bridge to start this month

Planning for a replacement of the Batemans Bay Bridge will begin soon. In a joint announcement from Minister for Roads Melinda Pavey and Member for Bega Andrew Constance, a geotechnical investigation as part of planning for a new bridge across the Clyde River will start on Monday March 20. The work is...