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Solar systems for free – trial for low income households on the South Coast
News
For many, with all the best intentions in the world, getting solar on your rooftop is just too much of a stretch. The need to move to renewables has been brought sharply into focus with record temperatures across the country and bushfires burning out of control. However now, the South Coast has been included in a trail of up to...
ReVive Art Prize at The Bas during Recycling Week
Arts & Culture
This years’ ReVive Art Prize has been won by Michelle Slezak for her work Planet, a striking circular walk piece comprising small rolls of discarded cloth, textile remnants and a wine barrel ring. Entries in the ReVive Art Prize can now be viewed at the Basil Sellers Exhibition Centre in Moruya, showcasing re-inventive works by 18 artists. The biennial competition...
Final relief comes for Frogs Hollow Flight School opponents
News
The window has closed on any last attempt to revive plans for a flight school at Frogs Hollow, southwest of Bega. In accordance with Section 8.10 of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979, the six-month appeal period available to Sports Aviation Australia has expired. Bega Valley Shire Council reports that "No appeal against the Southern Regional Joint Planning Panel’s (SRJPP)...
490 years of volunteer service to Lake George RFS Zone
Community
Where would we be without the NSW Rural Fire Service? Ever at the ready for times of crisis, the RFS is a service that enables the continued security of our lives in rural areas. Last week, more than 490 years of volunteer service to the RFS was recognised in the Lake George Zone. NSW RFS Commissioner Shane Fitzsimmons AFSM joined...
Livestream of Public Forum at Eurobodalla Council up for discussion
Community
A heated debate over the Draft Code of Meeting Practice was a feature of this week's Eurobodalla Shire Council meeting. In proposing the Draft Code, General Manager Dr Catherine Dale is looking to bring the Eurobodalla in line with advice from the Office of Local Government (OLG). However, several speakers slammed the changes as "backwards." In essence, the 62 page Draft...
Life as a Raiders supporter is an emotional roller coaster, but I jump on it every year
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So here we go again: Brimming with optimism after a lengthy off-season filled with talk that the players are fitter than they were this time last season. Another cause for optimism is more about hope than anything else; hope that the side has learned from the pain of last season with three losses by two points or less to start...
Dob in a Bega Valley, Eurobodalla, Shoalhaven drug dealer
News
“Our officers see the impact of illicit drugs in the community on a daily basis and police, together with the community, want it to stop,” says South Coast Police District Commander, Superintendent Stephen Hegarty. A new campaign aimed at mobilising members of the public in the fight against illicit drugs has been launched through the Shoalhaven, Eurobodalla, and Bega Valley. “Dob...
‘Six Degrees of Diabetes’ takes to the stage in Delegate
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Three blokes get together in a pub and a life-changing conversation begins. You can pick up on the drama that unfolds on Tuesday afternoon when 'Six Degrees of Diabetes', takes to the stage at the Delegate School of Arts. Performed by the Pambula based, Stageflight Theatre group, Borderliners is bringing the play to the Southern Monaro with funding from the...
Police officer charged with domestic violence offences
News
Local police have had to move on one of their own with an off-duty police officer charged with alleged domestic violence offences. The 32-year-old senior constable, attached to Southern Region, was charged with intentionally choking a person with recklessness, assault occasioning actual bodily harm (x2), and common assault. The offences relate to alleged incidents between June and October this year....
Local heroes to shine during Bega Valley Science Week
What's On
The Bega Valley’s growing scientific community is stepping up and stepping out to celebrate National Science Week. The Sapphire Coast Regional Science Hub will oversee an extraordinary program of experiments, displays and mind tingling fun at the Bega Valley Commemorative Civic Centre. One of the national themes this year is ‘Game Changers and Change Makers’ referring to individuals, teams, technologies,...
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