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Plenty of fish on the bite along the Sapphire Coast

With the offshore seas unsuitable for game fishing due to both weather and Covid restrictions most fishing activity has been in the Sapphire Coast's estuaries and near shore. The Merimbula Big Game and Lakes Angling Club reports good reef areas for snapper and morwong are Haycock and Horseshoe Reef along...

COVID case in Batemans Bay to be confirmed today

COVID's delta virus has arrived in the Eurobodalla, with a case detected in Batemans Bay. It was not included in the official figures announced yesterday by NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian as the positive test result came through after 8pm Sunday, but it will be included in today's figures. Bega MP Andrew Constance...

Missing man located in Tarraganda

South Coast Police have thanked the community and media for their assistance after a missing man was found yesterday. The 38-year-old man was last seen in Bega on Wednesday, September 1st, with police called in to investigate his whereabouts. Following inquiries, the man was located in Tarraganda around 11am yesterday. Image: Travis Winks...

NSW Police seek assistance on the June Bodalla and Dalmeny robberies

A strike force has been formed to investigate armed robberies at licensed premises in Bodalla and Dalmeny during June, and has released CCTV images of two suspects. Just before 9pm on June 5th a man armed with a firearm approached the front of a club on Potato Point Road, Bodalla, and...

South Coast residents urged to get tested if Covid-19 symptoms are present

   The Southern NSW Local Health District has not yet identified any venues of concern linked to the Batemans Bay COVID case. Seven COVID cases in South-Eastern NSW were reported in the past 24 hours, and the health service said it's Public Health Unit was working with a number of venues to...

The Delta COVID variant has spread to Batemans Ba

Bega MP Andrew Constance this morning posted a video to social media confirming the COVID case in Batemans Bay, as one of several confirmed cases within the Southern NSW Local Health District.  He said there was no doubt COVID was spreading to the region, and urged people to get tested at the...

COVID fragments detected in Bega sewage plant

   NSW Health has advised that fragments of the COVID-19 virus have been detected at the Bega sewage treatment plant. Bega Valley Shire Mayor, Russell Fitzpatrick said undetected COVID-19 cases within the Bega Valley Shire remain a strong possibility. “The detection of virus fragments at the Bega and Merimbula sewage treatment plants within...

Hut to hut walks planned for Ben Boyd National Park

Adventure, comfort and even a touch of luxury are being combined in an effort to coax a new group of people to visit Ben Boyd National Park. The National Parks and Wildlife Service is transforming the existing light to light walk within the park, to make it easier and more accessible...

NSW Health confirms Covid-19 virus was detected again in Merimbula sewage

NSW Health has advised that fragments of the COVID-19 virus have again been detected in the Merimbula sewage treatment plant. This detection was from a sample taken over a period from Sunday August 29 and the morning of Monday August 30.  It was the third successive test from Merimbula that showed the presence of COVID...

New convenient and accessible facilities at Surf Beach

When COVID restrictions lift and visitors can return to Eurobodalla’s popular Surf Beach, they’ll find a brand new amenities block in place. Sitting within the footprint of the old toilet building, there’s two extra cubicles plus a new accessible toilet sited front and centre. Also added are two free-standing outdoor showers,...