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Far South Coast Business Award winners announced

The winners of the Far South Coast Business Awards have been announced! This year the 2021 Business Awards comprised of 12 different categories recognising growth, entrepreneurship and business success. The Regional Winners will compete against the best from across New South Wales at the 2021 State Business Awards on Friday November 26. Congratulations...

Car crash started grass fire on South Coast

Emergency services were called to Sapphire Coast Drive, in Bournda, about 2.45pm on Wednesday (October 6) following reports of a single-vehicle crash. Officers attached to South Coast Police District were told a car was travelling northbound before veering onto the wrong side of the road and colliding with a power pole. The...

Sapphire Marketplace improves accessibility

Shopping at the Sapphire Marketplace in Bega, is now more convenient. The new travelator opened today (Wednesday 6 October) making it easier to access the shopping centre from the undercover carpark. Leasing agent Gino Soglimbene said it's good news for local shoppers. "We are very excited at the Sapphire Marketplace," Mr Soglimbene said. "We've done the...

New cases in Snowy Monaro

Of the 594 new locally acquired cases COVID-19 recorded in New South Wales, Southern NSW Local Health District has been notified of 12 new COVID-19 cases in the 24 hours to 8.00pm last night. Of the 12 new cases:• Four are in the Queanbeyan-Palerang region. All are linked to known cases....

Headspace call for action to safeguard youth

On National Headspace Day (October 6), local Headspace centres are urging young people in the region to start taking small, everyday steps that support their mental health and wellbeing. The call to action follows the release of new Headspace research that shows more than half of young Australians still deal with...

New venues of concern in Snowy Monaro

A number of new venues of concern have been identified in the Snowy Monaro with nine venues in Jindabyne, two in Thredbo and one in Cooma. Following the announcement of new COVID-19 cases and associated venues of public concern, the Jindabyne and Cooma drive through testing clinics have been experiencing significant...

No lockdown for Bega Valley

 New South Wales has recorded 608 new locally acquired cases while Victoria has recorded 1,763 new cases and the ACT, 33 new cases  to 8pm last night. In Southern NSW 19 new cases have been reported with 10 in the Snowy Monaro and one in Dalmeny which is under investigation. Three of...

Share your hopes for the Eurobodalla

After a torrid few years of bushfires and pandemic, Eurobodalla citizens are being asked what they want for the shire’s future. Eurobodalla Council is updating the Community Strategic Plan, which happens every council term, helping newly elected councillors understand the community’s aspirations and encouraging a sense of common purpose and responsibility. Council...

School returns for term four

More than 140,000 students across NSW return to face-to-face learning on Tuesday, 5 October 2021 for the start of Term Four. With COVID-19 restrictions eased across many parts of rural and regional NSW, 721 schools – almost a third of the State’s public schools – will welcome all students back on...

New cases in Bega Valley

  The Bega Valley Shire recorded its first cases of COVID-19 since the false positives in Merimbula a month ago. Three new cases of COVID-19 were reported in the Bega Local Government Area on Monday (October 4), with all three cases located in the Beauty Point area, near Wallaga Lake. All cases are...