Several communities across the Bega Valley have successfully secured funding under the Community Recovery Contribution Program and are now actively planning recovery events and projects in their community.
Recognising the importance of developing local student's skills and abilities, Bega Valley Shire Council is calling for nominations for this year's round of Further Education Scholarships for students.
Bega Valley Shire Council Mayor Russell Fitzpatrick has reached out to Western Australian communities currently battling bushfires, offering support and experience drawn from Council’s own learnings in disaster response and recovery.
Council has launched a new, consolidated "super" procurement panel to cover all categories of civil and trade works and services, making it easier for suppliers to bid for Council work.
Work on Stage 2 of the Connectivity Improvements to the Port of Eden project - the Imlay Street and Albert Terrace upgrade - will begin on Monday 15 February 2021.
Council is seeking public feedback on proposed amendments to the Eden Town Centre section of Council's Development Control Plan 2013 that would ensure any new developments were sympathetic to the existing character of the area.
Andy Willis walks the talk when it comes to running his business, Working From Anywhere, which he started in 2015. Although he lives in Tathra, Andy runs his business from wherever he needs to be each day.
Council has partnered with Fortem Australia and COORDINARE to provide a free, community-led event to celebrate the Tathra community’s spirit, resilience and mateship.
Council’s General Manager, Leanne Barnes has formally advised Councillors of her intention not to seek a renewal of her contract when it expires later this year.
Misuse of a community waste service at the Cobargo showground has left local residents feeling frustrated.
Council has partnered with local software engineering company, 2pi Software, to launch a series of free makerspace sessions in the Bega Youth Space from Monday 22 February.
It was an all too common notice given to the shire’s northern residents: after heavy rain, boil your tap water.
A project aimed at re-establishing and enhancing the coastal dune systems is well underway across the Shire.
Bega Valley Shire Library is participating in a project to help identify local barriers to library visits and engagement with library activities, with a short survey launched today.
To mark the anniversary of the Black Summer bushfires, Bega Valley Shire pools will offer free entry on Saturday and Sunday, 6 and 7 March.
Bega Valley Shire Council's Draft 2021-2025 Disability Inclusion Action Plan is now on public exhibition and open for comment until 31 May 2021.
A much-needed boost for local jobs is on the horizon with plans for a purpose-built operations depot and water treatment plant progressing well in Bega.
Mal Barnes established Mal's Pizza Bite in Bega just over 14 years ago.
The NSW Government has today announced two visitors to our region have tested positive to COVID-19.
Bega Valley Shire Council wishes to clarify the current cross-border travel permissions for residents of border communities in Victoria and New South Wales following the recent closure of the Victoria/New South Wales border.
Bega Valley Shire Library's successful Where There's Smoke writing workshops - for those wanting to share their summer bushfire experiences - will be held in Bega, Bemboka and Eden in January and February this year.
Bega Valley Shire Library is celebrating International Women's Day this year with an evening of true and personal storytelling and live music.
Bega Valley Shire Council has extended the closing date for its annual International Women's Day scholarships to 25 January.
Bega Valley Shire Council is seeking community feedback on its draft Cemetery Strategy 2020–2030.
Eden small business owner, Karen Lott, owns Sprout Eden café. Socially conscious and community focussed, she sources locally grown produce as ingredients for Sprout’s fresh foods and cakes, and provides a point of sale for local food products, such as condiments, smoked foods, dairy products and breads.
Bega Valley Shire Council’s dedicated emergency and restorations works team oversaw repairs to damaged transport infrastructure and other public assets valued at more than $30 million in 2020.
Council invites Bega Valley residents to its COVIDSafe Australia Day celebrations, which will begin at 7am on Tuesday 26 January with a free breakfast in Bega’s Littleton Gardens.
Cr Kristy McBain has resigned from her position as Councillor for the Bega Valley Shire, but will continue to champion for the shire as federal Member for Eden-Monaro.
A new water treatment plant in the early stages of planning and development is set to deliver improved water quality to the southern end of the shire.
Council is hosting Summer Splash, with a number of fun activities for young people at our local swimming pools over the next two weeks, so they can relax and enjoy themselves.
Bega Valley Shire Mayor Russell Fitzpatrick is encouraging all eligible businesses in the Bega Valley Shire to register for Dine & Discover NSW, which will be piloted in the Shire from late February.
Anita Turner established Sapphire Graphics in 2018, after participating in the New Enterprise Incentive Scheme, a government initiative that assists people wanting to start their own business.