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Tura Beach Rooster found a home

WIRES Wildlife Rescue, has picked up the famous Tura Beach Rooster. The rooster has become renowned in the area, for walking around the Tura Beach Woolworths car park, near the corner of Sapphire Coast Drive and Tura Beach Drive. A bird of many nicknames, including "Roostee", "Turbo" and "The Mayor of Tura...

South Coast surfer Owen Wright wins bronze

Culburra surfer Owen Wright has made Olympic history, winning a bronze medal in the sport on its Games debut. He scored a total of 11.97 points and defeated Brazil's two time World champ Gabriel Medina who scored 11.77 points. After recovering from a brain injury in 2015, the 31-year-old rode the final...

Court date set for man who allegedly stole livestock trailers

A Canberra man has been charged over the alleged theft of two livestock trailers in the Snowy Monaro. Officers from Monaro Police District received a report on Monday after two livestock trailers were stolen on Saleyards Road, in Cooma, on Sunday morning. Detective Chief Inspector Neil Gray said it was around Michelago...

Shark sighting: Finucane tells why he picked Cronulla

Dale Finucane has described the decision to leave the Melbourne Storm and join the Cronulla Sharks in 2022 as 'a hard one'.  The Storm co-captain's new contract in the Shire is believed to be worth $2.5 million over four years. The Bega product said although this year is all about the Storm,...

Work has begun on a new route for Araluen Road

Work has begun on a new route around one of the landslides on Araluen Road. The new route goes through private land and state forest. Eurobodalla Shire Council expect to have it sealed by Christmas and local traffic allowed through in November.  Council still have many challenges elsewhere along Araluen Road. NSW Public...

Dad and young sons safe after being stranded

A dad and his two young sons are safely back on land after a Sunday outing on their boat went awry on Sunday. The trio headed out from Mossy Point, south of Batemans Bay but were stranded offshore when the engine of their 3.9 metre runabout failed in deteriorating conditions. Two Marine...

Fatal stabbing at South Coast caravan park

A man has died following a stabbing at a caravan park on the South Coast overnight. Around 8pm on Sunday (25 July 2021), emergency services were called to a caravan park on Ethel Street, in Sanctuary Point. South Coast Police entered a cabin and located a man, aged 49, with a stab...

Council elections postponed

The Eurobodalla and Bega Valley Council Elections have been postponed for a second time due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. NSW Minister for Local Government, Shelley Hancock, announced the postponement of all local government elections  on Saturday, which were set to go ahead on September 4. The new date for council elections...

Two inspirational South Coast women recognised

  Two South Coast women have made it through as finalists in the Rotary Inspirational Women's Awards. Among the 20 inspiring women finalists named by NSW Minister for Women Bronnie Taylor, and NSW Governor Margaret Beazley,  are our very own Sarah Bancroft from the PCYC with NSW Police and Cheryl McCarthy from...

Big weekend of Group 16 Rugby League

  Huge weekend of Group 16 Rugby League coming up, with only 2 Rounds to be played before the Semi-Finals. In the men's 1st Grade, Round 13 sees 5th place on the ladder up for grabs with Tathra and Bombala equal 5th and Bega just one point behind them. Meanwhile, a great battle...