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Local book clubs supported by new book sets at Bega Library

Image: 2020 reading hit, The Yield is available as a Book Club Set as well as other great titles. Whether your book club meets in person or online, Bega Valley Shire Library’s new Book Club Sets will make it effortless for you to source multiple copies of the same title and to borrow...

New wildlife garden in the Eurobodalla a model for residents

Above: Eurobodalla Landcarers spent a morning getting plants in the grounds of the new Moruya Library and exhibition centre water-wise and wildlife-friendly garden this week. Visitors usually find plenty to think about after stepping inside the Moruya Library and Basil Sellers Exhibition Centre. Now there’s inspiration to be found outside the buildings...

McBain pursues the Federal Government over bushfire funding

Above: The Joy in the Struggle, by Moriah Nelson 11 yrs, Arlie Richardson 10 yrs, Monique Sosa 11 yrs from  Towamba Public School. Image courtesy Kristy McBain Facebook The newly-elected Member for Eden Monaro, Labor's Kristy McBain, is pursuing the Federal Government over bushfire funding. In parliament last week Ms McBain asked Prime Minister...

New grants for businesses affected by border closure

The NSW Government is providing grants for small businesses in eligible local government areas that have been impacted by the closure of the NSW and Victorian border. The 'Southern border small business support grant' is designed to provide immediate, short-term cash flow assistance to help businesses survive or adapt to the...

Cobargo swimming pool gets a makeover

The Cobargo Pool is looking a picture following an off-season painting project. Our outdoor swimming pool season is fast approaching, as Bega Valley Shire council staff and contractors prepare for re-opening, albeit in a COVIDSafe and slightly different way. Bega Valley Shire Council’s aquatic and leisure facilities coordinator, Nic Hoynes, said as...

BlazeAid Moruya looking for volunteers to work on remote properties

  Moruya BlazeAid is looking for fencing volunteers to help bushfire impacted properties. Camp coordinator Mary Howarth says volunteers are needed to camp out at a number of the remote large properties. She says not a lot of experience is needed, just willingness and commitment. For more information call Mary on 0429 936 7538...

Drivers warned of delays on the Clyde Mountain over next few days

Motorists are advised of upcoming investigation work and changed traffic conditions on the Kings Highway at Clyde Mountain from this morning. This essential investigation work will be carried out towards the top of the Clyde Mountain from today until Thursday 10 September and will impact the westbound lane, which will be closed...

Bega Valley SES find two missing people in one night

At approximately 6:15pm on Saturday night, the Eden SES Unit were called to help NSW Police in a search for a missing man around the Mount Imlay Walking Trail at Kiah, south of Eden. Within a very short timeframe, Eden SES had two crews on the road and reported that the...