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Changed traffic conditions for Moruya

Motorists are advised of changed traffic conditions from next week on various roads in the Moruya area. Transport for NSW will be carrying out geotechnical work next to the Princes Highway, Malabar Drive, Percy Davis Drive, North Head Drive, South Head Road and Noads Drive in Moruya from Monday 18 January...

Fire and Rescue extinguish shop fire at Eden

NSW Fire and Rescue responded to a shop fire at Eden in Imlay Street just after 9am this morning.  A spokesman says 50 people in nearby shops and a disabled man, who was a resident in a flat above the South Coast Satellite and Television antenna shop, were evacuated.  He said flames...

Bushfire writing workshops for the Bega Valley get underway

Above: Workshop leader, Katherine Boland. Bega Valley Shire Library’s successful Where There’s Smoke writing workshops – for those wanting to share their summer bushfire experiences - will be held in Bega, Bemboka and Eden in January and February this year. Lead again by local author and therapeutic arts practitioner, Katherine Boland, these COVIDSafe workshops are...

New COVID alert for South Coast venue

It was a donut day again yesterday for the Far South Coast with no locally acquired cases of COVID-19 reported. NSW Health says  more than 2,300 tests have been conducted in the region since two positive cases from Victoria, linked to the Sydney outbreak, visited Bermagui and Eden last week. Director of...

George Bass Drive upgrade underway

Eurobodalla Council has started preliminary work to realign a notorious section of George Bass Drive, between Surf Beach and Lilli Pilli. Earthworks and road construction is expected to begin late January and be complete by the end of June. Eurobodalla Council is upgrading the notorious bends at Grandfathers Gully on George Bass...

Cut to dole "cruel" blow to vulnerable Far South Coast residents

The peak body working for community services and organisations in Southern NSW says the Federal Government's cuts to the dole, or job-seeker as it's now called,  have plunged many households on the Far South Coast back into poverty and crisis. CEO of community industry group Nicky Sloan says the unemployment...

Pop-up COVID-19 testing continuing on Far South Coast

COVID-19 testing will continue on the Far South Coast today, following reports two people infected with the virus stayed at Eden and visited venues at Eden and Bermagui on the 30th and 31st of December. The COVID positive travellers were from Melbourne, however their cases have been linked to the Sydney...