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Sad news for the Far South Coast with fatal accident at Mystery Bay

A man had died this morning after a single vehicle accident on Mystery Bay Road, at Mystery Bay.  A NSW Ambulance spokeswoman says the man's car hit a tree.  Police and emergency services are investigating the cause of the accident.  Our condolences to the man's family and friends. 

Supreme Court trial date for Deakin gets closer

A man accused of the murder of his grandmother and a former Far South Coast policeman is due to be arraigned to stand trial over the deaths in the Supreme Court in Sydney on Friday.  Murray Deakin is also charged with one count of grievous bodily harm with intent to murder his...

Ulladulla records wind gusts of 130km an hour

A severe weather warning remains in place for the South Coast. A wind gust of 130km an hour has been recorded at Ulladulla this morning.  The Bureau of Meteorology says the severe weather warning for the region remains in place.  The BOM says the intense Tasman low and associated cold front will continue...

BOM says wild weather is on its way and hopefully rain

A severe weather warning is in place for the Far South Coast for damaging winds and hazardous surf condtions. Hopefully also some good falls of rain.  From the BOM website - "Weather Situation: A front crossing the state today will deepen into a low pressure system off the southern half of...

South Coast Health and Sustainability Alliance advice re solar is go local

The South Coast Health and Sustainability Alliance says its solar bulk buys in the Eurobodalla have assisted in  the installation of more than 150 solar systems and says it hasn't experienced any of the safety or performance issues highlighted in recent media reports.   It has put out a list of sensible...

Eurobodalla Council backs petition for First Nations' flag to fly high on Harbour Bridge

The Aboriginal, NSW and Australian flags outside Eurobodalla Council’s administration building. Shire Mayor Liz Innes says the Aboriginal flag should be flown from the Sydney Harbour Bridge every day to symbolise the nation’s journey toward reconciliation. Image courtesy Eurobodalla Shire Council.  An online petition to fly the Aboriginal flag from the...

Thanks for all the basil Marshall, you'll be missed

Thanks for all the great basil and mint Marshall!! You'll be missed. Image courtesy BVSC. One of the Bega Valley's most loved volunteers is hanging up his community garden gloves.  85-year-old Marshall Campbell has been one of the dedicated volunteers working in Bega's Littleton Gardens two-man team, over the last few years,...

BOM says drier and warmer than average winter likely for Far South Coast

The winter climate outlook, issued by the Bureau of Meteorology today, suggests a drier than average winter is likely for the Far South Coast and much of eastern and southern Australia. Daytime temperatures during winter are very likely to be warmer than average. However with more cloud-free days and nights expected,...