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Callout to remember the bush this Christmas

PayPal is calling on Australians to remember the bush this Christmas. The callout comes as PayPal Australia launch a new online marketplace with Buy From The Bush.  Grace Brennan, Buy From The Bush founder said it will give Aussies an easy option to support small businesses in regional and rural communities around Australia.  "It's about...

Two people rescued south of Bermagui

Two people were stuck on a commercial fishing boat south of Bermagui after mechanical problems left them stranded offshore. (Photo: Marine Rescue NSW). Marine Rescue Narooma deployed a team around 10:20am Wednesday to head down the coastline and return the crew and their 29 foot boat to safety.   The team of Narooma...

Deliberate baiting of dogs and cats around Batehaven

Batemans Bay police are appealing to our community to anyone who has information about pieces of baited fish and meat pieces in the Batehaven area, specifically Edward Road and Joseph Street. It appears dogs and cats have been deliberately baited using pilchards and salami with snail bait pellets pushed into them....

Four Far South Coast Oyster producers claim Gold

Not one but four Far South Coast Oyster Farms have claimed a gold medal in the 2020 delicious. Harvey Norman Produce Awards.  In the 'From the Sea category' the winners include: Tathra Oysters Wapengo Rocks Wild Organic Oysters Mimosa Rock Oysters Australia's Oyster Coast Appellation Oysters at Wagonga in Narooma We caught up with Gary Rodley from...

Speed date a designer at Cobargo this weekend

  Following on from the successful Pathway Home workshops and drop-in sessions last month, Bega Valley Shire Council is holding a similar event, with a twist. Tim Lee and Noel Thompson from the Australian Institute of Architects will be at the Cobargo School of Arts Hall on Saturday 24 October for COVIDSafe Speed...

Constance says Batemans Bay bridge reaches construction milestone

Above: An artists impression of the floating pontoon, foreshore and bridge. Image courtesy Andrew Constance.  The Batemans Bay replacement bridge project has hit an important milestone with more than 50 per cent of the segments needed to build the new bridge now in place, according to the member for Bega and transport...

Tathra Fishing Club's gift to struggling Victorian

Not being able to travel to Tathra for his family's annual trip to Tathra had Victorian Geoff Parkes feeling extremely sad but a gift from Tathra has lifted his spirits.  Parkes is a member of the Tathra Amateur Fishing Club and stays in contact with Club Secretary Kerry McKee via email.  McKee...

End of the line for Snug Cove wharf tourism precinct

East Coast Radio has been told the doors have been padlocked on the wharf building at Snug Cove at Eden and tenants turfed out of the tourism precinct by the NSW Government's Crown Lands department. It's understood former tenants have been told to make appointments with security guards to get their...