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Australian Super Bike Supersport 300 Champion Reid Battye from Bermagui

Bermagui rising star motorbike racer Reid Battye is the Australian Super Bike Supersport 300 Champion. At 16 years of age, Battye had one round to go before securing a win in his 300cc division of the championship at Sydney’s Motorsport Park. Battye said, "I can't believe I won I am over the...

Rex expanding flights from moruya to sydney

A new flight schedule between Moruya and Sydney has been announced by Regional Express (REX) today. The flight service has been assigned from Merimbula to Sydney route over to Moruya. Eurobodalla Mayor Liz Innes has given an enthusiastic ‘thumbs up’ to the exciting news that Rex Airlines has expanded its Moruya-Sydney air...

Update to the fluoride saga

The Bega Valley Shire Council has released a statement in regards to the fluoride issue: A number of deputations were made at the Council meeting by members of the community regarding drinking water fluoridation. Council resolved to defer the decision, so that further consideration can be given to the issues raised...

Fluoride uproar

Some residents are concerned about the potential of fluoride being added to our water supplies in the Bega Valley Shire region. Ahead of the Council's meeting on Wednesday, the matter will be referred to the New South Wales Health Department in the decision of implementing fluoride to our waterways. If the referral...

bega's own dale finucane playing up a storm

Our Far South Coast homegrown footy star Dale Finucane, an NRL Melbourne Storm player has come a long way from his days playing with the Bega Roosters. The second row, lock has enjoyed a week off but is looking forward to battling it out with the Brisbane Broncos in the preliminary...

Fire south of Batemans Bay

  Forty fire crews have tackled an out of control blaze in the area of Dunns Creek Road at Woodlands, south of Batemans Bay yesterday late afternoon. Overnight, authorities have been battling the fire, which has not yet been controlled, and is burning hundred and twenty hectares. Some properties on Ivy Place, Grace...

Maintenance Checks on Outdoor Swimming Pools across the Bega Valley Shire

    Summer is upon our doors in the Far South Coast region. The Bega Valley Shire Council has been carrying out works on various outdoor swimming pools across the Shire. Bemboka, Candelo, and Eden swimming pools will have ongoing minor maintenance repairs and checks to ensure the communities safety before the busy summer...

Dye dispersion testing at Merimbula Bay

Dye dispersion tests will be carried out at Merimbula Bay. The testing is to develop a concept design for the Merimbula Sewerage Treatment Plant Upgrade and deep water ocean outfall. The Council say, the testing is critical to hydrodynamic modelling for the project. Council wants to ensure the community that Merimbula Bay will...

Police pursuit in Ulladulla

A police officer has been injured in a short police pursuit in our South Coast region on Saturday night. Highway patrol officers attempted to stop two motorcyclists for a random breath test at Green Street, Ulladulla. One rider stopped but the other rider allegedly accelerated away at high speed. Police gave chase, which...

Emergency crew to the dogs rescue

Two kelpies were unlucky after falling down a mineshalf south of Moruya. Moruya SES and Fire and Rescue crews attended the scene after reports of two dogs that had rolled down 25 metres below into a mineshalf, which was surrounded by bushland. The two dogs were safely winched back up onto leveled...