Local News

Narooma’s turn for free native plants

Residents of Narooma and surrounds have the chance to swap their pesky weeds for free native flowering plants this weekend. On Sunday 25 February residents can bring their weeds in a bag to the Eurobodalla Council stall at the Narooma Rotary Markets. Staff from Council’s environment team will be available to answer...

Jury could not reach a decision in the murder trial

The Bega trial of Rosemary Priscilla Mackie has hit a road block, after the 12 person jury was unable to reach a unanimous decision. Rosemary Priscilla Mackie was on trial for the murder of Bega woman Marnie-Lee Cave who's body was found in Tathra in 2015.  The trial, presided by Justice Megan...

Artist in residence exhibition

The work of the Bega Valley Regional Gallery’s first artist in residence will take centre stage when Julian Meagher’s Inlet Outlet exhibition opens at 6pm on Friday night. Mr Meagher has been a finalist in the most prestigious awards in Australia, as well as being represented in major galleries in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and...

Drugs raid in Ulladulla

Police have seized cannabis plants, cannabis leaf, cannabis oil and prescription drugs after a search warrant on a home in Ulladulla.  Late last week officers from the South Coast Police District executed a search warrant on a home in Jubilee Avenue. Inside, they located and seized eight cannabis plants, approximately 300g of...

Cruise ship brawl

A cruise ship has docked at Eden on our south coast, after a violent brawl left passengers bloodied and injured. It's understood a group of more than 20 people from the same family started the fight on board the Carnival Legend Cruise. Police are looking into the matter. Image credit: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Carnival_Legend.jpg

A sculpture display in Bemboka

Bemboka has been chosen as the location for the Shire’s newest piece of public art. Simon Pankhurst’s winning sculpture ‘Out for a Stroll’ will sit nicely in the rolling landscape of the valley that surrounds Bemboka. This will be the fourth art work Council has acquired on behalf of the community from...

Police issue warning after fake caseworkers visit in Queanbeyan

South coast residents police have released EFIT composite images after a Queanbeyan family was visited last week by two people claiming to be FACS caseworkers. About 4pm on Friday 9 February 2018, a man and a woman attended a home in Karabar, near Queanbeyan, and spoke to a mother who was...

Jury will now deliberate

The murder trial of Bega woman Rosemary Priscilla Mackie is over to the jury at Bega District Court, which retired yesterday and will deliberate the fate of the accused. Ms Mackie has pleaded not guilty to the murder of 26-year-old Marnie-Lee Cave who's naked body was found at Hancocks Bridge in...

Eurobodalla Council's trainee program

There are several fresh new faces in the Eurobodalla Shire Council team after its new cohort of cadets, apprentices and trainees started work last week. Council’s trainee program has provided training and employment opportunities for local young people for more than a decade, with the aim of keeping them and their skills...

Video report: Tulgeen Disability Services Stitches and Prints

Tulgeen Disability Services has provided employment opportunity for people with a disability in our Bega Valley region for more than 40 years. The Stitches and Prints team have created reusable mesh bags, which are currently selling at Bega Coles. It has proven to be successful, so I went over to Tulgeen Stitches...