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South Coast Charity in for possible Cup win

  The Sapphire Coast Turf Club is hosting a seven race card today (Thursday October 28) with gates opening at 1pm and up to 3000 double vaccinated patrons allowed in. While the club is looking forward to today's TAB race meeting, it's next Tuesday the club are excited about. As well as hosting...

Pedestrian narrowly missed after dangerous driving in Bodalla

  A number of Bodalla residents are calling for the cars of local hoons to be seized. The call comes after a number of patrons were consuming alcohol at a licensed premises on the Princes Highway, in Bodalla on Tuesday (October 26). A NSW Police spokesperson said  they reportedly began to play loud...

Rabbit control in Narooma region

Eurobodalla Council will release the calicivirus in Dalmeny, Kianga and Narooma areas in the coming weeks to help control the feral rabbit population. While the virus will only affect European wild rabbits, as a precautionary measure owners of pet rabbits should follow the RSPCA’s guidelines to reduce the risk of infection. Council’s...

Man arrested in Batemans Bay following pursuit

Police have arrested a man during a search in bushland north of Batemans Bay, following a pursuit in the Shoalhaven area. About 11:10am on Tuesday (October 26) officers attached to South Coast Police District were conducting patrols on the Princes Highway, in Berry, when they engaged in a pursuit of a...

Free training for those looking to make a splash

Free pool lifeguard and swimming instructor training is available to Eurobodalla residents in response to the large number of positions to be filled when Bay Pavilions opens in Batemans Bay next year. Eurobodalla Council’s employment project officer Amy Kovacs said there would be 180 positions across the facility, up to 60...

No new cases on South Coast

NSW recorded 282 new locally acquired cases of COVID-19 to 8pm yesterday (Monday October 25) while no new cases were recorded in the South East of the state. One new case was reported in Nelligen on Monday and is under investigation. The total cases under virtual care remain at 3 in the...

Truck rolled on Kings Highway

  An accident occurred on the Clyde Mountain this morning, with a truck carrying building materials rolling near Pooh Corner on the Kings Highway. Constable Lauren Mulhall from NSW Police Media said emergency services received a call at approximately 9:45am on Tuesday (October 26). "Officers attached the South Coast Police District Batemans Bay...

Caves damaged in Kosciuszko National Park

Police are appealing for information after caves within Kosciuszko National Park were broken into and damaged this month. On Saturday (23 October 2021), officers from Riverina Police District commenced an investigation after reports of damage inside a cave. Investigators have been told between Sunday 17 October 2021 and Saturday 23 October 2021,...

Nature of crashes near Eden under investigation

Three separate motor vehicle incidents have occurred within 8 days, on the Princes Highway near Broadwater, north of Eden. The most recent accident on the Highway near Haycock Road involved a car rolling (pictured below) on Friday (October 22), while last Tuesday (October 19) a Merimbula woman was airlifted to Canberra...

Man dies on yacht in Batemans Bay

A 78-year-old man has died of a suspected heart attack in Batemans Bay over the weekend. Emergency Services in Batemans Bay received a call just before 6pm on Sunday (October 24) to attend a medical emergency on board a yacht on the Clyde River, west of the Batemans Bay Bridge. Lifesavers were...