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North Head Drive to remain closed until late August

Moruya’s North Head Drive will remain closed between the Granite Quarry and Bruce Cameron Drive to through-traffic until late August due to excessive moisture persisting at the worksite. Cool temperatures and a lack of sun have prevented the sub-base from drying out enough to seal the road. Commuters will need to detour via Princes Highway and Broulee...

Kelly Eastwood on SBS tonight

Kelly Eastwood will be joining Adam Liaw on 'The Cook Up', screening this Wednesday Aug 4th at 7pm on SBS Food. In each episode of 'The Cook Up', host Adam Liaw, is joined by 2 special guests - chefs, cooks and celebrities -who come together to cook up a variety...

Former Narooma junior signs with Parramatta

Narooma Devils Junior Jamie-Anne Wright has signed  with the Parramatta Eels for the upcoming NRLW season. The 25 year old who was born in Moruya and grew up in Narooma said it's hard to put into words but if she had to: "Life-changing." "Its' something you've been working so hard for," Wright said.  "With my...

Bega Valley Regional Gallery set for redevelopment

Bega Valley Shire Council will go out to tender for the Bega Valley Regional Gallery (BVRG) redevelopment and expansion at its current site in the first half of August. Gallery Director Iain Dawson said the redevelopment will elevate the 30-year-old facility to contemporary exhibition standards, and significantly expand the exhibition space from 180m²...

Power Outage for Merimbula

Essential Energy crews responded to a unplanned power outage affecting 1,427 customers in Merimbula on Monday afternoon. Network protection equipment activated at 2.22pm after detecting a fault on the high voltage powerlines. Attending crews discovered the cause of the power outage was a balloon coming into contact with the overhead powerlines on...

Constance: Better schedule needed to close the Clyde

The Member for Bega and NSW Transport Minister, Andrew Constance has gone into bat for the Eurobodalla community, in regards to the planned closure of the Kings Highway at Clyde Mountain. The clyde is set to be closed from the end of August unitl mid-November during the day from Monday to...

Constance: Better schedule required to close the Clyde

The Member for Bega and NSW Transport Minister, Andrew Constance has gone into bat for the Eurobodalla community, in regards to the planned closure of the Kings Highway at Clyde Mountain. The clyde is set to be closed from the end of August unitl mid-November during the day from Monday to...

VIC-NSW border bubble restrictions tightened

Residents in the Victorian-NSW border bubble  (including the Bega Valley Shire) will only be able to enter Victoria without a permit for six essential reasons. The ABC reports, Health Minister Martin Foley said the government was trying to strike a reasonable balance while limiting potential transmission. The reasons include: -Care and Compassion -Paid...

Former youth leader in court over alleged child sex abuse

A man has been charged with more than 30 child sex offences following an investigation into the historical alleged abuse of multiple teenage boys over more than two decades. In July 2019, detectives from South Coast Police District commenced an investigation after receiving reports a teenage boy was sexually assaulted by...

Bega local named as finalist in AusMumpreneur Awards

Bega's Amanda Harris has not only been nominated for the 2021 AusMumpreneur Awards, she's also been announced as a finalist in the  'Overcoming The Odds' category. After recovering from incredible trauma, including losing her sister to suicide and depression, Ms Harris has made it her mission to share healing with others,...