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Motorbike collides with car on Beach Road, Batemans Bay

A 60-year-old motorcyclist has been choppered to Canberra Hospital after a collision with a car, in Beach Road Batemans Bay, earlier this afternoon.  The man was thrown off the bike on to on the windscreen of the car.  A NSW Ambulance spokesman says he is a serious but stable condition.

Far South Coast flying school decision to be handed down soon

A final decision on a proposed flying school for near Bega will be handed down in a fortnight.  A final decision on a proposed flying school near Bega will be handed down by a state planning panel on Thursday the 13th of December at a public meeting at the Bega Commemorative...

Shark warning for campers, fishers and walkers heading south

Far South Coast fishers, walkers and campers heading south across the border have been warned not to enter the water between Wingan Inlet and Point Hicks. Image courtesy DPI . Fisheries Victoria has issued a shark warning to Far South Coast fishers, walkers and campers heading south for the weekend.  The sharks...

Police ask for help after 10-year-old approached at Bungendore

Police are investigating a child approach at Bungendore. About 4pm yesterday, a 10-year-old girl was approached by an unknown male on Ellenden Road, Bungendore, after getting off a school bus. The girl was not physically assaulted or touched in anyway. The man was driving what is described as a black 8-seater SUV, with...

Severe thunderstorm warning for South Coast

The Bureau of Meteorology has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for along the South Coast including parts of the Eurobodalla and Shoalhaven. The Bureau of Meteorology has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for along the South Coast including parts of the Eurobodalla and Shoalhaven.  The most recent warning came in just after...

Police ask South Coast drivers to exercise caution on roads today

A snapshot of the radar from 5.15am this morning.  Police have asked South Coast drivers to take extra care today with heavy rain in the Bega Valley and Eurobodalla  forecast. There's a severe weather alert for the Shoalhaven, Illawarra and Sydney metropolitan area.  At this stage there's no flood watch for the Bega...

Young life is lost in tragic trail bike crash near Bega

Very sad and heart-breaking news this morning, a 15-year year old boy, well known in the local community, has died, and a second boy is in hospital, in a very serious but stable condition, after two trail bikes crashed at Brogo, north of Bega on Saturday. Emergency services were called to...

East Coast Radio is down

East Coast Radio (which includes 2EC & Power FM) is currently experiencing difficulties with it's transmission due to the bad weather.Our techs are working on the problem.Online and mobile streaming is still working.  

Power out along Far South Coast as gale force winds hit

Essential Energy is hoping to have power restored to parts of Eden by 11.30am after a large tree fell on high voltage power lines.  The SES is on alert as the severe weather hits the South Coast. The Bureau says a low pressure system is bringing strong northwest to southwest winds today,...

Calls for Far South Coast to be powered by 100 per cent renewables by 2030

Far South Coast group Clean Energy for Eternity are pushing for Tathra, and the Bega Valley, to be powered by 100 per cent renewables by 2030.  Far South Coast group, Clean Energy for Eternity, is aiming to have Tathra, and even the Bega Valley Shire, powered by 100 per cent renewable...