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Busy time for Far South Coast surf life savers

Surf Life Savers on the Far South Coast are reminding people to be careful around the water after being involved in several rescues over the long weekend.  A rock fisher was lucky to survive after being washed into the sea at Pretty Point near Batemans Bay on Sunday morning. The 34 year-old...

Severe weather on the way for South Coast

  The Bureau of Meteorology have issued a Severe Weather Warning for DAMAGING WINDS for people in the Illawarra, South Coast, Snowy Mountains and parts of Central Tablelands, Southern Tablelands, South West Slopes and Australian Capital Territory Forecast Districts (as at 11:08am on Friday June 10). Damaging winds are developing over the southeast...

Merimbula set for huge long weekend

  The Merimbula Jazz Festival will make it's long-awaited return to the Sapphire Coast this long weekend. President and Program Director of the Festival, Paul Dion, told East Coast Radio they're looking forward to the 40th running of the event after being cancelled the last two years due to the pandemic. "Over the...

Police launch Operation Snow Safe

NSW Police are urging the community to have a plan and stay ‘Snow Safe’ as the 2022 ski season commences this long weekend. The official NSW snow season begins tomorrow (Saturday 11 June 2022), with ski resorts expecting large crowds due to early heavy snowfalls. Additional police will be deployed to the...

Speed zone reduction on Dalmeny Drive

Dalmeny Drive at North Narooma is being made safer for road users with the reduction of an existing speed zone. A Transport for NSW spokesperson said the speed zone along Dalmeny Drive, for 850 metres from the Princes Highway to just west of Warbler Crescent, will be reduced from 80 km/h...

IRB championships coming to Broulee

  The Broulee Surfers Surf Life Saving club will host the NSW IRB (Inflatable Rescue Boat) racing championships this weekend. Around 400 competitors and 60 officials will converge on Broulee Beach this Saturday and Sunday for round three of the championships. It's the first IRB racing event to hit the water in two...

Celebrate our diversity this National Pride Month

Eurobodalla Mayor Mathew Hatcher is calling on the community to show support for the LGBTQIA+ community for Pride Month. Every June, Pride Month celebrates the diversity of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex and asexual community. It’s time to reflect on how far civil rights have progressed in half a...

Green Caffeen shout free coffee in Eurobodalla

Swap and go reusable coffee cups are now available across the Eurobodalla region. To celebrate the launch of the system in the Eurobodalla, Green Caffeen is shouting free coffee to anyone who downloads the app and visits a participating cafe in the Eurobodalla region today ( Wednesday 8 June 2022). Eurobodalla Shire...

Counting continues in Gilmore

Labor's Fiona Phillips has edged further ahead of her Liberal Party opponent Andrew Constance as counting continues in the seat of Gilmore. The pair started Monday 276 votes apart, but that gap widened to 348 votes by the end of the day as a small number of outstanding votes were counted. An...

Works continue on bridge in Cobargo

Works continue on Murrabrine Bridge on Wandella Road, Cobargo as the second stage of the project got underway yesterday. Contractors are carrying out the works which involves demolition of the existing bridge structure and construction of the southbound half of the new bridge, including the pedestrian path. This stage will take about...