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26 February 2014

Repairs and maintenance for Aquatic Centre

Pambula’s Sapphire Aquatic Centre will close for a period of one week in April to undergo repair and maintenance work. Bega Valley Shire Council’s aquatic facilities co-ordinator, Le Webb, said the biggest job would involve emptying the multi-purpose pool and toddler pool, pressure blasting it and then repainting it with three coats of special chlorine resistant paint. Read more...

Former BVRG Curator reflects

Megan Bottari recently stepped down from her role as curator of the Bega Valley Regional Gallery. She talks about with passion, particularly when she looks back over the past five years which she spent as the highly successful, if controversial, curator of the Gallery. Read more...

Australasia DA rejected

Councillors voted unanimously to reject a development application for a large supermarket on the site of the old Hotel Australasia in following a strong community campaign to protect local businesses and the town’s historical values. Read more...

Advice on coastal hazards

The NSW Government has moved to ensure that coastal property buyers are given clear and accurate advice by local councils on the impacts of coastal hazards such as erosion and flooding. Read more...

Major works at Mt Darragh Road

Bega Valley Shire Council advises that major works will be undertaken on Mt Darragh Road, from Jones Creek Bridge at the bottom of Mt Darragh. Read more...

Support for Great War exhibition

Bega Valley Shire Council will support a local historical society’s educational and exhibition program about the Great War and the local area, to coincide with the Anzac Centenary next year. Read more...

Portrait workshop in Bega this week

Three times Archibald Prize finalist Marcus Callum will be run a two day workshop in Bega this week in the lead up to the Shirley Hannan National Portrait Award. Read more...

Government responds to Companion Animals Taskforce

The NSW Government responds to two reports and 38 recommendations by the Companion Animals Taskforce. Read more...

Earth Hour 2014

Make a note that Earth Hour 2014 will be held on Saturday, March 29 from 8.30pm to 9.30pm and plan your energy saving strategy – like turning off all lights. Read more...

Sculpture on the Edge

The Sculpture on the Edge festival will be held at Bermagui from March 10 to 10 for 10 days of outdoor and indoor sculpture plus a symposium featuring a stellar line-up of speakers. Read more...

Feedback needed on CBD Landscape Masterplans

Community comment and feedback are being sought for the Design Vision and Options prepared as the next stage of the Bega Valley Shire CBD Landscape Master Plans. Read more...

Grants for Youth Week and Seniors Week celebrations

Community groups throughout the Bega Valley Shire have received Council grants to operate events during the upcoming Seniors Week and Youth Week celebrations. The funds allocated through Council’s Small Grants Program go towards projects aimed at promoting awareness of youth and seniors issues in the shire. Read more...
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