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Visitors warned to check conditions after marine rescue at Batemans Bay

A father and son are lucky to be alive after their boat capsized at Batemans Bay yesterday. Marine Rescue's Glenn Sullivan says the pair were in the water clinging to their upside down submerged vessel,  when rescued yesterday afternoon. He said while they were only in the water for a short time...

Fiona Phillips hints at new outdoor Olympic pool for Batemans Bay

  The first sod will be turned this afternoon in the construction of the new aquatic, arts and leisure centre to be built at Mackay Park, Batemans Bay. The Federal member for Gilmore, Labor's Fiona Phillips, who will be at the ceremony, says the new centre will be good for the town.  She...

Wonboyn's bushfire horror captured in oral histories

Above: Librarian, Cat McLean interviewing Wonboyn visitor, Naomi Furrer for the bushfire oral history project. An oral history project documenting the events of the summer bushfires on the community of Wonboyn is now available on the Bega Valley Shire Library Service website. The seven accounts of Wonboyn locals and visitors chart the...

Wonboyn's bushfire horror captured in oral histories

Above: Librarian, Cat McLean interviewing Wonboyn visitor, Naomi Furrer for the bushfire oral history project. An oral history project documenting the events of the summer bushfires on the community of Wonboyn is now available on the Bega Valley Shire Library Service website. The seven accounts of Wonboyn locals and visitors chart the...

Moruya Heads hazard reduction on today

NSW Fire and Rescue will conduct the hazard reduction burn at  Moruya Heads today that was planned for last week. They will be using aerial intelligence zones to monitor for fire and hot spots.  There could be a lot of smoke as a result in the area. 

River of Art Festival public murals adding cheer to Eurobodalla

Above: Artist Krimsone has been creating the public mural in the eastern laneway, Orient Street, Batemans Bay over the last few days. Eurobodalla's mural art is wowing residents and visitors. The River of Art Festival REVIVE murals are popping up on walls at Moruya, Narooma, Tilba and Batemans Bay - check out...

Community pantry in Bega responds to tough times, opens for an extra day

  The Community Pantry shopfront is located at 2 Peden Street, Bega - opposite Beaurepaire Tyres, and next to the rear of Mitre 10. The Community Pantry in Bega, which is helping so many of us through these tough times, is now open on a Wednesday.  The opening hours for the Pantry are...

Call for palliative care volunteers in Eurobodalla and Snowy Monaro

Southern NSW Local Health District is looking for locals willing to become palliative care volunteers in the Eurobodalla and Snowy Monaro regions. “Demand for palliative care is increasing. Volunteers are needed in our community to support patients, their family, and their carers as they deal with what is difficult stage of...

New premises for award-winning job program in Eurobodalla

Eurobodalla community, arts and recreation director Kathy Arthur and Employment Revolution project officer Amy Kovacs outside the new premises.   Young job seekers in Eurobodalla have a new place to go for information and advice on finding local employment. The Job Shop, at 53 Queen Street Moruya, is an initiative of Eurobodalla Council’s award-winning...