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BRINY THE KOALA

It was time to say goodbye, Briny the koala that was rescued from Wapengo Lake last week, was released into the wild north of Tathra. The young male koala was clinging onto an oyster bag, when a local oyster farmer came to his aide. He then was taken into care at Potaroo...

A new home for trees that were vandalised

The trees vandalised in Littleton Gardens in May 2016 have found a new home. Around 40 Manchurian Pear trees were hacked, snapped, and damaged, in an act that outraged and upset the community. CCTV footage helped identify two young people following the incident and they were dealt with by police under the...

Parking signs cover up Pambula

Bega Valley Shire Council has alerted local Police following the obstruction of signage at Pambula Beach. New ‘No Stopping’ signs along Pambula Beach Road, near Lumen Christi Catholic College have been the focus of community discussion, however recent action has caused confusion and renewed safety concerns. Over the last week, the signs...

Awesome dude Batemans Bay Chris Crooke surfing massive waves overseas

Chris Crooke from Batemans Bay is living out his dream chasing massive waves in Chile. At 24 years of age Chris is an amatuer surfer and hopes to become a professional in the surfing sports world. But Mr Crooke, is reaching out to the far south coast community, he has been selected...

Bridging the gap

Local residents have voice their concern about the number of times the Batemans Bay bridge has been stuck in the last few years. And while there are plans for a new bridge to be built, residents say it couldn't come soon enough. An open letter was written to Andrew Constance member for...

Bar Beach parking improvements

In the past few years Bar Beach in Merimbula, has proven to be a popular beach for locals and tourists to visit during the summer period. But there has been reports from a number of community members over the parking situation in the area with the narrow space, diffculties in maneuvering...

Truck incidents on the rise

There has been a number of truck incidents across the country, which has prompted the Australian Trucking Association to release a statement to urge all road uses to respect each other on our roads. The trucking industry wants all operators to talk with their employees about driver distraction and safety awareness. Australian...

Flying-foxes may soon flock to the Eurobodalla region

While the skies are quiet for now, Eurobodalla residents are reminded that spring is traditionally the time of year when flying-foxes start to return to the area seeking food and shelter.Historically the Grey-headed flying foxes have set up camps in the Batemans Bay Water Gardens, Catalina, Moruya Heads, Tuross Head...

A man has died in a house fire in Buckajo, Far South Coast

A man has died in a house fire at Peakhill Road, Buckajo. Emergency services were called out to the property just after 4 this morning. Upon arrival the property was engulfed in flames, but authorities managed to control the blaze soon after. A body believed to be a 57-year-old man, was located in...

A man wanted on outstanding warrants

Police are on the hunt for man who has five outstanding warrants. Jesse James Nagle also know as Rooney is wanted over fraud, traffic and prohibited weapons matter. Nagle has been known around the Surfside, Batemans Bay area. Nagle has been described as caucasian in appearance, brown hair, slim build, 165 centimetres tall...