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Armed robbery foiled by Batemans Bay bakery staff

Police say an investigation is underway after an attempted armed robbery at a business in Batemans Bay earlier today. About 6am two men attended a bakery on Orient Street, Batemans Bay. The men allegedly demanded cash, before threatening a bakery employee with an object concealed within a sock. The bakery employee refused to...

Coronavirus cases on the rise on Far South Coast

Cases of COVID-19 are on the rise in the Eurobodalla and Bega Valley.  Bega Valley Shire now has eight confirmed cases, as does Eurobodalla. Please see below latest figures from NSW Health. 

Marine Rescue urges Far South Coast boaters to stay at home

Marine Rescue NSW urges boaters to stay home during COVID-19 crisis Marine Rescue NSW has assured the boating community that it remains ready to respond to emergencies - but is appealing to recreational boaters to stay home during the COVID-19 crisis. Commissioner Stacey Tannos encouraged boaters to observe the need for...

Playgrounds and BBQ areas closed

As the COVID-19 crisis continues to escalate and to support the need for social distancing guidelines to be followed to by all of us, Bega Valley Shire Council has moved to close all playgrounds and barbecue areas across the Shire. These communal social gathering sites have been deemed areas of increased...

Far South Coast beach patrol ends early

  Thanks to Surf Life Saving for the below media release:  The Board of Surf Life Saving NSW says that effective immediately, all patrols by volunteer surf lifesavers on NSW beaches will be cancelled for the remainder of the season. The unprecedented decision was made to protect the safety and welfare of...

NEW CORONAVIRUS CASES CONFIRMED IN BEGA VALLEY AND EUROBODALLA SHIRES

Above, a media release from NSW Health this morning confirms more cases in the region of COVID-19. Testing is still restricted.  Please see below a statement from Southern NSW Local Health District, released a short while ago, the information provides no information as to the whereabouts of the new cases or...