Local News

VIC-NSW border restrictions to be eased

As restrictions ease across Victoria today, people entering NSW from Victoria will continue to be subject to public health orders, which place restrictions on entry to NSW until 12.01 Monday 1 November. Anyone who enters NSW who has been in Victoria in the past 14 days must complete a declaration and...

Cobargo bridge project information session

An information session in Cobargo in early November will be an opportunity for the community to learn more about the replacement of Murrabrine Bridge on Wandella Road. Council’s Community Development and Engagement Officer, Rebecca Jones says Council staff and a representative of construction contractor, Kenpass Pty Ltd, will provide information and...

New venues of concern in Bega Valley

New venues of concern have been identified on the South Coast, around the Merimbula area.  If you visited any of the following venues on Friday October 15 you must get tested immediately and isolate until you get a negative result: Capital Pathology on Main Street in Merimbula on from 9:35am to 10:35am Master...

Cobargo's Allen makes WBBL debut with Sixers

Many in the Bega Valley  would have been glued to the television yesterday after Cobargo local Jade Allen, made her Women's Big Bash League debut for  the Sydney Sixers. The Sixers came up against the Melbourne Stars at Blunstone Arena in Hobart on Wednesday afternoon. After 20 overs, the Stars set the...

Protest against Eden Chip Mill expansion in Bega

  Environmental Group - Extinction Rebellion Bega Valley hosted a rally, outside of the Bega Valley Shire Council building on Wednesday. The intention of the rally was to bring attention to the disregard for community opposition to forest destruction. Member of Extinction Rebellion Bega Valley, Guy Fordy, said the group is opposing the...

Moruya adopts 30km/h speed limit

Moruya is set to be the first town on the South Coast to adopt a 30km/h speed limit. A Transport for NSW spokesperson said to make it safer for pedestrians to shop and enjoy the town, particularly during the upcoming summer holidays, speed zones along Shore and Ford streets will drop permanently...

Council launches HSC survival events

The Higher School Certificate exams can be a stressful time for students and their parents, so the Bega Valley Shire Library has put together a series of support events we hope will help everyone through this particularly challenging time. “There’s a whole lot more stress than usual on the shoulders of...

Tree down in Narooma

*UPDATE (7:30am) the tree has been cleared and the Princes Highway has reopened in both directions* A large tree has fallen and is blocking both lanes of traffic on the Princes Highway 500 metres south of Narooma High School.  Emergency Services are attending.  Motorists are advised to exercise caution and expect delays between Bermagui...