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Works on Sandy Creek Bridge get underway

Bega Valley Shire Council will be carrying out timber deck replacement works on Sandy Creek Bridge on the Tathra-Bermagui Road from today (Monday  October 25) to Friday November 12. Temporary road closures will occur from Wednesday October 27 to Friday November 12 from 9am to 3pm on weekdays only.Traffic control will...

Children saved from rip at Malua Bay

Quick thinking by Batemans Bay Surf Lifesaving Club Captain, Joel Doble, avoided a potential tragedy on Saturday afternoon, when three children visiting the area got into trouble at Malua Bay, outside patrol hours. After finishing IRB training, Mr Doble locked up the Batemans Bay Surf Life Saving Club, and scanned the...

Temporary mobile disruptions in Narooma

This week Telstra will be finalising the upgrade of its mobile base station in Narooma to bring better 4G services and new 5G coverage, but the works will require a series of temporary outages or reduction in mobile coverage. These improvements will temporarily impact Telstra 3G and 4G coverage at various...

Bermagui sewer spill closes Dickinson Park

A blockage in the Bermagui sewerage system has resulted in a manhole overflow at Dickinson Park. The overflow was reported at 8:00am on Friday 22 October, and Bega Valley Shire Council’s Sewerage Team cleared the blockage and cleaned the site within 30 minutes. Environmental Health Officers have advised Dickinson Park will be...

Bay welcomes back Canberrans

  The Batemans Bay Chamber of Commerce have installed a sign at the bottom of the Clyde that says 'Welcome Back Canberra'. A nod to the video created by JJs at the Marina after the bushfires when the highway was reopened, the Chamber said the message is to show Canberrans how much...

Accident between Pambula and Eden

There has been another car crash on the Princes Highway near Haycock Road, approximately 5km north of Eden. NSW Ambulance says a female driver aged in her 30's became trapped in her vehicle after it rolled on the road just before 6:25 AM on Friday (October 22). The woman was  freed from...

VIC-NSW border restrictions to be eased

As restrictions ease across Victoria today, people entering NSW from Victoria will continue to be subject to public health orders, which place restrictions on entry to NSW until 12.01 Monday 1 November. Anyone who enters NSW who has been in Victoria in the past 14 days must complete a declaration and...

Cobargo bridge project information session

An information session in Cobargo in early November will be an opportunity for the community to learn more about the replacement of Murrabrine Bridge on Wandella Road. Council’s Community Development and Engagement Officer, Rebecca Jones says Council staff and a representative of construction contractor, Kenpass Pty Ltd, will provide information and...

New venues of concern in Bega Valley

New venues of concern have been identified on the South Coast, around the Merimbula area.  If you visited any of the following venues on Friday October 15 you must get tested immediately and isolate until you get a negative result: Capital Pathology on Main Street in Merimbula on from 9:35am to 10:35am Master...

Cobargo's Allen makes WBBL debut with Sixers

Many in the Bega Valley  would have been glued to the television yesterday after Cobargo local Jade Allen, made her Women's Big Bash League debut for  the Sydney Sixers. The Sixers came up against the Melbourne Stars at Blunstone Arena in Hobart on Wednesday afternoon. After 20 overs, the Stars set the...