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Merimbula junior signs with Wellington in A-League

In A-League news, the Wellington Phoenix have signed left back Lucas Mauragis on season-loan from the Newcastle Jets, who signed the 20-year-old for two years. The former Merimbula Grasshoppers junior will cross the ditch, for more opportunities on the field.  “I’m going out on loan to Wellington Phoenix for one season for...

Sapphire Coast flexibus on demand to continue

  In great news for local commuters on the South Coast, Flexibus On-Demand pilot services will be made permanent from today (1 July 2022) providing communities with more transport options. Minister for Regional Transport and Roads Sam Farraway said the announcement was a major win for commuters who will have improved connections...

South Coast students kicking goals

  A South Coast student has been named as the School Based Apprentice/Trainee of the Year for Illawarra and the South East Region! Narooma High School student, Teagan Nicholson, is undertaking a Certificate III in Early Childhood Education & Care from Ectarc, working with Dalmeny Preschool and Long Daycare. Teagan has a...

South Coast teachers demand more than thanks

  South Coast Public School Students have been left without classes today as Public and Systemic Catholic School teachers strike. Teachers and school staff met in Littleton gardens in Bega and at the Batemans Bay Soliders Club from 10am this morning (Thursday June 30), to demand fairer pay and conditions. President of the...

Eight South Coast suburbs on million dollar list

The South Coast has featured heavily in Corelogic's top newcomers of regional NSW suburbs with a median house price of over a million dollars. Bawley Point headlines the list with a median value of $1,185,000 which is $100,000 better than the next best, Broulee in the Eurobodalla and Mirador in the...

Eurobodalla woman charged over alleged theft

A woman has been charged over the alleged theft of almost $15,000  worth of items from local stores on the South Coast. South Coast Police received information a large quantity of items were being sold online. Following inquiries, police executed a search warrant at a home on Grantham Road, in Batehaven, on...

Merimbula intersection to reopen for holidays

The Sapphire Coast Drive, Berrambool Drive intersection in Merimbula will reopen for the upcoming school holiday period, with a break in construction and removal of the traffic lights. To allow this to occur, sealing works will be carried out on Thursday (June 30) and Friday (July 1) to allow for two lanes...

Woman and two boys in hospital after crash

About 3.30pm yesterday (Tuesday 28 June 2022), emergency services were called to Northercote Road, Broadwater, north of Eden, following reports of a crash.On arrival, South Coast Police found a car travelling east had crossed onto the incorrect side of the road where it collided with two trees.The driver of the...

Man arrested in Cobargo

Cobargo locals have been asking the question, what happened yesterday?  It comes after a large police operation that occured on Monday (June 27) at a property on Avernus Street, near the Cobargo Bermagiu Road in Cobargo. Members of the public were urged to avoid the area with a number of surrounding homes...

Cobargo residents urged to stay inside

A police operation is currently underway at a property on Avernus Street, near Cobargo Bermagiu Road, Cobargo.A NSW Police Spoesperson told East Coast Radio, members of the public are urged to avoid the area. "A number of surrounding homes have been evacuated as a precaution, and all those who remain in...