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Maccas Merimbula gets on board with FOGO

Above:  Food waste and FOGO combine for better outcomes at Merimbula’s Macca’s restaurant. Restaurant Manager, Ryan Fraser and FOGO for Business Project Officer, Rechelle Fisher. Merimbula McDonald’s has committed to divert its food waste from landfill through Bega Valley Shire Council’s FOGO for Business scheme. The Merimbula franchise is the first McDonald’s...

ANZAC DAY Far South Coast

Dawn Service, Canberra, 2019. Image courtesy Australian War Memorial.  ANZAC DAY  Bega Valley  Eden 50am: March commences. Proceeds along Imlay, Bass and Calle Calle streets to the Eden War Memorial.  11:00am: Service at the memorial commences. 12:00pm approx: Service concludes, marchers fall out followed by lunch in the hall. We would also like to extend...

No immediate relief in sight for Eurobodalla's remote residents

  Above: Reedy Creek Bridge was one of many Eurobodalla bridges to be destroyed in the bushfire disaster. Image courtesy Eurobodalla Shire Council.  Eurobodalla Council's director of infrastructure services says the shire's rural road network has been set back about a decade following seven natural disasters in 15 months. Warren Sharpe says the...

New palliative care volunteer service being rolled out across the Far South Coast

A new palliative care volunteer service is being rolled out across the Far South Coast. Volunteers are being called for in the Eurobodalla and in the Bega Valley the search is on for organisations interested in coordinating the volunteers. Project manager Fiona Sivyer says it's a volunteer role like no other. Anyone interested...

Mogo residents invited to have their say about village's future

Caption: Mogo residents are being asked to share their ideas for the Village’s future at drop-in sessions and in an online survey. Eurobodalla Council wants to hear what Mogo residents and business owners want for the village as the Council progresses its preparation of the Mogo Village Activation Plan. Council is preparing the...

Bay police blitz on shoplifting

Eleven people have been charged during an operation targeting shoplifting in Batemans Bay late last week.  The shoplifting operation was conducted by officers from the South Coast Police District, Batemans Bay Proactive Crime Team, on Thursday and Friday in the Batemans Bay CBD. Items of note include: About 3.20pm on Thursday 15 April...

Changed traffic conditions on Princes Highway near Eden next week

Motorists are advised of changed traffic conditions next week on the Princes Highway near Eden Transport for NSW will be resurfacing the highway to improve skid resistance from 840 metres south of Nethercote Road to 250 metres south of Quarantine Bay Road. Work will take place from Monday 19 to Thursday 22...

Mackay Park pop-up display at Village Centre from today

Eurobodalla residents have an opportunity from today to put forward names for three spaces in the new Mackay Park aquatic and arts centre at Batemans Bay, and get a peek at the centre branding. The centre is due to open in February next year, and brand consultants have been engaged by...

Latest bushfire recovery video from Tourism Australia features Sapphire Coast

  The next video in the Open for Business series, a collaboration between the National Bushfire Recovery Agency and Tourism Australia, features the towns and people of the Sapphire Coast. The video highlights the recovery journey of our region and the resilience of our business community and community organisations. Watch the video and...

South Durras community up in arms over lack of Federal Government funding

  The Durras Community Association has called on the Federal Government to "start funding real on-ground actions to provide better bushfire protection for South Coast communities". ‘The Durras community has asked for some specific simple communications upgrades to be funded to improve local resilience for bushfires and other emergencies but the response...