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Fishers to flock to Batemans Bay for the Mighty Bonanza

This year's competition tackle will also include a smart phone web-app for uploading fish-catch information.  In fishing, Batemans Bay is gearing up for one of the biggest fishing comps on the annual South Coast calendar. The Mighty Bonanza fishing competition will start in Batemans Bay on Saturday, 13th of April, and go...

Batemans Bay beauty contestant goes for Diamond title and safety for women

Batemans Bay man, Rory Marama Hogan, is about to walk the cat-walk in the Mr Diamond Australia beauty pageant, and raise awareness about the high-rate of male violence against women while doing so.  Rory is the current Mr Diamond NSW and will be competing for the Australian title on the 13th...

Electric vehicle fast charges coming to Bega and Batemans Bay

Above: NRMA EV fast chargers coming to Bega and Batemans Bay over the next few months. Image courtesy NRMA.     The NRMA says it will roll out fast chargers for electric vehicles at Bega, Batemans Bay, Nabiac, Bathurst, Parkes, and Dubbo over the coming few months.  Yesterday the Oppostion Leader Bill Shorten said Labor...

Ann Sudmalis says funding secured for Mackay Park

Mackay Park is set to be transformed, with confirmation of Federal funding today.  Federal Member for Gilmore, Ann Sudmalis has today confirmed Federal funding of $25 million dollars for the construction of the Regional Aquatic, Arts and Leisure Precinct at Mackay Park, Batemans Bay. Ms Sudmalis announced the funding from the Regional...

Canberra to be relocated to Eden...budget set to reveal

A source has told East Coast Radio there will be an announcement in the budget that Canberra will be moved to Eden. Image courtesy of visitcanberra.com In news just to hand it's understood the federal budget includes plans to relocate the headquarters of government from Canberra to Eden.  It's understood while a...

Permanent traffic changes effecting Clyde St, Batemans Bay start Monday

An impression  of the new bridge: Permanent changes to traffic movements in the CBD start on Monday.  As of Monday the 1st of April, northbound and southbound right-hand turning movements from the Princes Highway into Clyde Street and eastbound movements from Clyde Street across the Princes Highway will not be allowed.  Roads...

Powerful speaker on ice addiction brings 'Tough Love' to Eurobodalla

Above: Peter Lyndon-James is a powerful speaker and speaks from experience.  One of Australia's most powerful speakers on drug and alcohol addiction will be speaking in the Eurobodalla next week about the drug ice.  Peter Lyndon-James will share his raw experience and how he works with male addicts at the rehabilitation centre...

Free fire checks for homes in Moruya area from Station 384

Fire and Rescue NSW's Station 384 at Moruya, is offering free home fire safety checks for residents in the Moruya area.  The fire crew will arrive at your house in their fire truck and will produce identification, and then ask you to show them around your house and the working smoke...

"These people cannot stop themselves", Van Ryn pleads guilty to new charges

Paedophile Maurice Van Ryn has pleaded guilty to a series of new aggravated sexual assault charges against a young teenager.  Convicted Far South Coast paedophile Maurice Van Ryn has today formally pleaded guilty in the Bega Local Court to a number of new child sex charges. Van Ryn, a former high profile...