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Two inspirational South Coast women recognised

  Two South Coast women have made it through as finalists in the Rotary Inspirational Women's Awards. Among the 20 inspiring women finalists named by NSW Minister for Women Bronnie Taylor, and NSW Governor Margaret Beazley,  are our very own Sarah Bancroft from the PCYC with NSW Police and Cheryl McCarthy from...

Big weekend of Group 16 Rugby League

  Huge weekend of Group 16 Rugby League coming up, with only 2 Rounds to be played before the Semi-Finals. In the men's 1st Grade, Round 13 sees 5th place on the ladder up for grabs with Tathra and Bombala equal 5th and Bega just one point behind them. Meanwhile, a great battle...

Blackfellows Lake boat ramp closed today

The Blackfellows Lake boat ramp will be closed today (Friday July 23) for vegetation pruning works to be undertaken near the ramp. This is part of the works program on Blackfellows Lake Road and the boat ramp access road. Council crews and contractors will be carrying out vegetation pruning, service relocation, road...

Two charged after hydroponic set up dismantled

A man and woman have been charged with drug offences after police dismantled a hydroponic cannabis set up, following a search warrant on the South Coast yesterday. Just before 10.30am (Wednesday 21 July 2021), officers attached to South Coast Police District executed a search warrant at a home on Tallwood Crescent,...

Local nurses calling for ratios

A number of local nurses and midwives, who are fed up with excessive overtime and poor staffing, gathered outside South East Regional Hospital in Bega on Wednesday, to call on the NSW government to implement nurse to patient ratios. Diane Lang from the NSW Nurses & Midwives Association said the fight...

Farmer Andrew and new 'wife' still together

  Local Delegate Farmer, Andrew Guthrie, has revealed to East Coast Radio that is he still with the lady he chooses in  tonight's finale of Channel 7's Farmer Wants A Wife. 'Farmer Andrew' says it's been one of the toughest experiences of his life and would do it again, because he's found...

Elderly man assaulted in Moruya

  South Coast Police are investigating an assault in the Eurobodalla yesterday.  Emergency services were called to a carpark on Vulcan Street, in Moruya, just after 2.20pm on Tuesday (20 July 2021). Police have been told an 83-year-old man was in the carpark when he was approached by an unknown male who knocked...

Severe weather warning for parts of South Coast

The Bureau of Meteorology has released a Severe Weather Warning for today and tomorrow.  DAMAGING WINDS are expected people in the Illawarra and parts of South Coast, Central Tablelands, Southern Tablelands and Snowy Mountains Forecast Districts. Issued at 4:41 am Friday, 16 July 2021. VIGOROUS WINDS ACROSS THE RANGES TODAY AND SATURDAY. A deep...

Police request help with South Coast Robbery

  Police have released CCTV and are appealing for public assistance as inquiries continue into the armed robbery of a newsagency on the South Coast. Around midday on Thursday April 29, a man – with a stocking covering his face, armed with a knife, entered a newsagency on Wason Street, in Ulladulla, and...

Sydney teenagers fined for Batemans Bay stay

Eight teenagers from Sydney have each been fined after being found staying at an Airbnb in Batemans Bay. Batemans Bay Police were called to an address is Catalina at approximately 3:15pm on Wednesday July 14.  The police made some inquiries with the occupants at the short term rental property to find eight...