News

Missing man from Monaro region located

A man reported missing in the Monaro region has been located safe and well. The 54-year-old man was last seen leaving a home on Kirke Street, in Nimmitabel, on Tuesday October 12. Officers attached to Monaro Police District were alerted yesterday and commenced an investigation into the whereabouts of the man. Following inquiries,...

Applications open for Regional Youth Taskforce

  Young people in regional NSW looking to make a difference in their community are encouraged to apply to be a part of next year’s Regional Youth Taskforce, a Ministerial advisory group with a strong voice into government. Minister for Regional Youth Bronnie Taylor said the Taskforce provides young people aged between 12...

Have you seen Eleanor?

A call has been put out to Merimbula locals to help find a lost friend. Rachel Paterson from Merimbula went skating with her daughter Eadie on Sunday (October 10). The third wheel on the trip was a doll by the name of Eleanor (pictured above), a recent gift for Eadie's 6th birthday. Upon...

Human bone discovered on South Coast

  A bone found on the South Coast last year has been identified as human. Officers from South Coast Police are investigating after the bone was found by a medical student, in a garden bed at Mossy Point, near Batemans Bay on 17 May 2020. Forensic examination has since confirmed they suspect the...

Protesters moved on from Eden Chip Mill

Six police cars arrived on the scene at the Allied Natural Wood Exports (ANWE) Eden Chip Mill, where members of Extinction Rebellion Bega Valley were blocking the entrance on Thursday morning, to deliberately disrupt work. Two of the group members positioned a truck blocking the road from around 7am on Thursday...

Environmental group block Eden Chip Mill

Members of Extinction Rebellion Bega Valley have blocked the entrance to the Eden chip mill this morning, to deliberately disrupt work. Two locals have positioned a truck blocking the road to stop any vehicles from entering the Allied Natural Wood Exports (ANWE) Eden Chip Mill’s facility. The group's message is ‘code red...

Accident between Pambula and Eden overnight

The princes Highway is closed in both directions at Broadwater for a vehicle salvage operation following an overnight truck fire. Alternating stop slow traffic conditions had been in place on the highway near Jigamy Creek. Light vehicles are diverting via Nethercote Road between Greigs Flat and Eden. The diversion is not suitable for...

Bega Rooster signs with Manly Sea Eagles

  Bega Roosters fullback Toroa Rapana has been signed by the Manly Sea Eagles. The 20-year-old known by his teammates as 'T' will join Manly's Jersey Flegg Under 21's squad in 2022. Roosters Coach, Scott Barton, said it's great to see the young man's hard work pay off, especially given 2021 was his...

New venue of concern in Tathra

  Of the 444 new locally acquired cases of COVID-19 from 105,508 tests across the state, Southern NSW Local Health District has been notified of no new cases to 8.00pm last night (Tuesday October 12). A new venue of concern has been identified in Tathra in the Bega Valley. The Tathra Wombat Holes...

Sapphire of Eden gets approval

Experienced developer Core Asset Development Pty Ltd (CAD) has gained approval for the development of a $100 million, four-tower complex known as 'The Sapphire of Eden' which is expected to re-shape and revitalise Eden as a major regional centre in NSW. Following the approval, CAD is expected to commence construction of...