Health & Wellbeing

Sport
With Capital Football announcing the new look NPL1 and NPL2 for the upcoming season, the National Premier League Women has seen a new team join the competition for 2019. The eight clubs who participated in the NPLW in 2018 will all be back for next season and will be joined by the Wagga City Wanderers as Capital Football extends its reach into...
News
Frustrated by inaction and squabbling on climate change 12 years after they first took a stand, the Tathra community has again come out en-mass to lead the discussion and advocate for the future. With Dr Matthew Nott, the founder of Clean Energy for Eternity directing the traffic, hundreds of people turned out on Lawrence Park today (September 30) to create a human...
Environment
What are you doing with your long weekend in southern NSW? Eleven young people from the Bega Valley and Eurobodalla are halfway through a nine-day, 250 km trek from the sea of Dalmeny to the snow of Kosciusko National Park. The Sea to Snow Journey was established by The Crossing Land Education Centre at Bermagui 10 years ago as an...
News
National Police Remembrance Day is held annually on September 29 (today) - St Michael and All Angels Day, St Michael is the Patron Saint of Police and recognised by Christian, Jewish and Islamic faiths. This year, to avoid conflicts with the long weekend, the annual Far South Coast Police Remembrance Day Service was held yesterday (Friday, September 28) at St...
Podcast
Gabbie Stroud and her powerful and moving memoir ‘Teacher’ has captured Australia’s attention and is part of the current news cycle. In 2014, Gabbie was a very dedicated teacher with over a decade of experience, but she was forced to walk away from her calling by frustration and despair. Her ground-breaking essay ‘Teaching Australia’ in the February 2016 Griffith Review...
News
A Batemans Bay resident reported missing from south-west Sydney has been found safe and well. Police wish to thank the public and the media for their assistance in locating, 33-year-old Katie Joyce. Concerns were raised on Tuesday when Police revealed Katie hadn't been seen since Sunday morning, her last known sighting at that stage was at a home on Caledonia Street,...
News
Police are hoping the community might be able to help locate a Batemans Bay woman missing from Bexley in Sydney's south-west. Katie Joyce, aged 33, was last seen at a home on Caledonia Street, Bexley, at about 10 am, on Sunday (September 23). She has not been seen or heard from since. Police understand Katie who lives in Batemans Bay...
News
The Eurobodalla has a "new" Deputy Mayor, Councillor Rob Pollock OAM, takes over from Cr Anthony Mayne, who served in the position for two years. Describing Cr Pollock as "new to the role" should be prefaced with the knowledge that he has been a local councillor for 31 years and has previously served as Deputy Mayor for 11. Over the...
Community
  Strawberries have been in the news for all the wrong reasons and our hearts go out to the farmers. But if anything these sweet tasty red morsels are more popular than ever and can be easily part of your backyard food garden. Strawberries are an acid soil loving plant, with good growth happening around the 5.5 - 6.5 ph...
News
Another jewel has been added to Eden's increasingly sparkling crown with the NSW Government providing an additional $9 million in funding to construct a wave attenuator in Snug Cove. The extra funds come on top of $10 million announced in 2014 for the Eden Safe Harbour Project and will allow for the government's preferred option to be constructed, a total cost...
What's On
Brilliant blue skies will sparkle alongside community spirit this Sunday (September 30) for the Bega Tathra Safe Ride - NSW Bike Week Community Ride. The bushfire that destroyed so much just six months ago is inspiring many to take part, not just to raise money for the Mayor's Tathra and District Bushfire Appeal, but more so as a celebration of...
Arts & Culture
The power and importance of storytelling shown brightly at the Giiyong Festival at Jigamy on Saturday, the many and varied storytelling formats and styles was part of the magic but the real spark came from the people telling the stories. People with real and current connections to the dark chapters of Australian history and people with a real joy for the culture...
Arts & Culture
Community organisations of the Bega Valley; you have only days left to apply for the 2018 Mumbulla Foundation grants programs. When applications opened in mid-August the deadline was weeks away, well now its hear and screaming at your conscience. Applications close Sunday, September 30! The Foundation welcomes applications from not for profit and charitable organisations including; schools, charities, volunteers and individuals...
Opinion
Following a community meeting in Michelago last week, the Saturday morning waste collection service will continue into the foreseeable future. Residents living outside the town will still bring their rubbish into town on a Saturday morning, an outcome they are pleased with. For residents living in the Michelago village, as well as the villages of Nimmitabel and Bredbo, kerbside collections...
What's On
The NSW Rural Fire Service is asking residents across southern NSW to join with volunteer firefighters and prepare for the bushfire season during 'Get Ready Weekend' this weekend (September 22 & 23). The invitation is there to drop into your local RFS station and get involved in fun family events including kids activities, firefighting displays, opportunities to get aboard a...
Podcast
Jo Saccomani is the founder of Two Sheds Workshop, she is one of the bright sparks of the Bega community and inspired 300 plus people at the recent Festival of Open Minds. Despite growing up with parents who built, renovated and decorated the family home, it was by chance that Jo became a carpenter. From school, she began an Arts...
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