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Cobargo Pony Club girls show true-grit at Dorrigo

              Cobargo Pony Club's 11-year-old Zali Duncan and Splash, winning the Barrel race title at Dorrigo over the weekend. Four young Cobargo Pony Club riders have done the region proud showing resilience and courage at the Pony Club Australia NSW State Sporting Championships, at Dorrigo, over the weekend. They were part of a...

South Coast buskers looking to hit the big-time in Cooma

Bega musician, Felicity Dowd, is one of many buskers who will be throwing their hats in the ring at the Narooma Regional Busking Festival   Aspiring buskers in the region have until Saturday,12th of May, to register for the Narooma Regional Busking Festival.   The Festival will be held on Saturday the 26th of...

Women to 'shuck' against each other at Narooma Oyster Festival

  Merimbula oyster farmer, Pip Boyton, says women are becoming more prominent in the South Coast oyster industry.  For the first time women will be shucking against each other this year at the Narooma Oyster Festival. Normally a combined men and women's category, Merimbula oyster farmer Pip Boyton says seperating the competition...

ANZAC Day Service Locations - 2018

Batemans Bay 5.45am: Dawn Service at the Honour Stone on the Clyde Street foreshore, followed by breakfast at the Batemans Bay Soldiers Club. 10.55am: Memorial Service at the Honour Stone on the Clyde Street foreshore. BEGA RSL SUB-BRANCH Dawn Service Time: 6:00amDawn Service Location: Bega Memorial Gates0545 am Assemble on Auckland St opposite Mitre...

A terrifying personal story of fleeing the Tathra Bushfires

The Porter Family were forced to flee the Tathra bushfires on March 18, 2018. (David Porter) By Caz Nowaczyk David Porter, a resident of Tathra, was forced to round-up his family and flee his home during the March 2018 Tathra Bushfires. On the verge of disaster, David, along with his two children,...

A terrifying personal story of fleeing the Tathra Bushfires

The Porter Family had to flee the Tathra bushfires on March 18, 2018. (David Porter) By Caz Nowaczyk David Porter, a resident of Tathra, was forced to round-up his family and flee his home during the March 2018 Tathra Bushfires. On the verge of disaster, David, along with his two children, his...

Nervous wait for fire-hit Tathra residents

Displaced residents of Tathra are bracing for the worst ahead of their first look at the bushfire-ravaged town on NSW's south coast. Authorities have kept locals away since the ferocious fire tore through on Sunday due to concerns about asbestos contamination, fallen power lines, unstable structures and other hazards. A minibus is...

How to donate to the Tathra bushfire victims

Some of the more than 70 houses and businesses destroyed by a bushfire in the coastal town of Tathra, Monday, March 19, 2018. RFS and NSW Fire and Rescue continue to mop up and douse smouldering homes after a devastating fire ripped through the community yesterday and overnight. (AAP Image/Dean...

70 homes lost in Tathra bushfire

A supplied image obtained Sunday, March 18, 2018 of an aerial view of a bushfire in Tathra on the NSW South Coast. The NSW Rural Fire Service says dozens of homes have been destroyed or damaged by an out-of-control bushfire in Tathra, near Bega. (AAP Image/Supplied/NSW Rural Fire Service)   Up to...

Little Sellers Art competition

Young people aged between five and 18 are invited to draw upon their artistic talents for this year’s Little Sellers Art Prize. A companion to the biennial Basil Sellers Art Prize, Little Sellers is held every year and celebrates the region’s budding artists and offers great prizes. Council’s Coordinator Creative Arts Development...