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Elliott keen to take down Panthers

Canberra Raiders coach Ricky Stuart has made just one change to his side to face Penrith this week.  After missing the last two games through suspension, Jordan Rapana replaces Albert Hopoate for the Raiders.  Canberra Second Rower and former Tathra Junior, Adam Elliott, told East Coast Radio he’s looking forward to taking...

Second cruise ship Eden bound

The second cruise ship to dock on the Sapphire Coast in over two years will make its way from Brisbane to Eden this weekend.  Over 100 people on board the first Coral Princess cruise that arrived in Eden last month, tested positive to COVID-19. Passengers were allowed to leave the ship, so...

Climate Action Plan sets ambitious targets for Eurobodalla

Eurobodalla’s most ambitious climate action plan has been adopted by Council. The ten-year plan outlines targets for Council’s operations and includes an increased focus on community action; supporting individuals and businesses with practical ways to reduce their environmental footprint. The establishment of a climate change advisory group, and strategies to support...

Severe weather on the way

A Severe Weather Warning is in place for DAMAGING WINDS and HEAVY RAINFALL for people in the Illawarra, Southern Tablelands and parts of South Coast, Central Tablelands, Hunter, North West Slopes and Plains, Central West Slopes and Plains, South West Slopes, Snowy Mountains, Australian Capital Territory, Metropolitan and Riverina Forecast Districts. A...

Missing woman last seen on South Coast

Police are appealing for public assistance to locate a woman missing on the state’s South Coast. Kim Misios, aged 55, was last seen driving in the Narooma area on Sunday (31 July 2022), but has not contacted friends or family since. When she could not be contacted, officers attached to South Coast...

Severe weather warning for South East

A complex low pressure system moving across the Great Australian Bight and an associated trough and cold front are causing vigorous northwesterly winds across southeast NSW, as well as the potential for heavy rainfall from Thursday morning. This front will move offshore early Friday morning. DAMAGING WIND GUSTS with peak gusts...

Bega Valley writer highly commended

A Pambula author has received a gong for her collection of short stories published in 2021. Kate Liston-Mills has been highly commended for Dear Ibis, at the ACT Notable Writers Awards ceremony in the small publishers 2021 fiction category held by ACT Writers. Ms Liston-Mills said she was excited to have been...

Environment Grants awarded to 10 organisations

Ten organisations across the shire will receive a Community Environment Grant this year to enhance, protect and restore our local environment. Council’s Environmental Management Officer, Michael Fiedler congratulated and thanked the successful applicants for the work they do. “The groups receiving funding will undertake a diverse range of projects that will make...

Sapphire Coast Drive works to continue

Works to upgrade the Sapphire Coast Drive intersection  in Merimbula will resume on Wednesday 10 August. The intersection will remain partially open from that time, with traffic control and 24/7 traffic lights in place. Queue lengths will be kept to a minimum. Access through Yarrawood Avenue will be one way only, heading...

South Coast principal returns from Harvard

The Principal of Batemans Bay High School has attended a "high-level strategic leadership course" at the famous Harvard University in the United States of America.  Ms Paula Hambly won a highly competitive scholarship to attend the course and was one of only three Australian principals to get through the application process. “We...