The Bega Valley Shire Community Service Medallion is presented for the outstanding work of volunteers across Bega Valley Shire and recognises one of the great strengths of a community - people who are prepared to give up their own time for the benefit of others and the community as a whole. The tireless work of this year’s recipients is highlighted.
An 'explosion of happiness' will burst skyward over the Bega Valley Regional Gallery (BVRG) from Friday 17 May when gallery Director, Iain Dawson, launches a BVRG redevelopment philanthropy campaign.
Bega Valley Shire Council is continuing its information tour this weekend and next to talk to the community about the Merimbula Sewage Treatment Plant (STP) and Ocean Outfall Project.
Bega Valley Shire Council is opening the gates of the Merimbula Sewage Treatment Plant (STP) on Saturday 25 May and invites locals to book into one of three tours of the site happening throughout the day.
Bega Valley Shire Council and registered clubs throughout the Bega Valley are encouraging local organisations to apply for funding now via the ClubGRANTS program, which closes on Tuesday 30 April 2019.
The Bega Valley Regional Gallery’s next exhibition Contemporising the Modern showcases 50 photographic works that speak of Australia in the 20th and early 21st centuries. These works were collected by Russell Mills and donated to the Murray Art Museum Albury, MAMA in 2015.
A new business that turns fish waste into compost will help solve an ongoing problem facing Bega Valley boat ramp areas.
Bega Valley Shire Council offices will close at 4.30pm tomorrow (Thursday 18 April) to observe public holiday closures over Easter.
A draft planning proposal to amend the Bega Valley Local Environmental Plan 2013 (LEP) is currently on exhibition for public comment.
Bega Valley Shire Council is taking to the streets this weekend to talk to the community about the Merimbula Sewage Treatment Plant and Ocean Outfall Project.
As we pass the first anniversary of the Tathra and District Fire disaster over $1.5 million has been donated to the Mayoral Appeal Fund.
Work is set to commence this week on the much-anticipated Merimbula Airport Terminal Extension after the Development Application was approved recently.
The absolute importance of cemeteries to communities can never be underestimated. They represent the final resting place for our loved ones, hold deep historical connections, provide important snapshots into the past and connect families. With this in mind, Bega Valley Shire Council is wholeheartedly committed to the ongoing preservation and improvement of the Shire's 14 cemeteries. A key step in doing this effectively is the development of a strategic plan to guide their overall management; giving consideration to cultural and religious issues.
Bega Valley Shire Council is urging the public to keep out of our waterways, with the heavy rain of the last few days impacting on the water quality in our rivers and estuaries and at the beaches.
Garden plants have been enjoying a bumper season with warm humid days and plenty of rain promoting rapid growth and spread. They have responded well to the break in the drought just as pastures and bushland plants have.
Bega Valley Shire Council is delighted to have secured $999,970 in funding under the Federal Government's Drought Communities Programme.
Love colour? Impressed by Impasto? The Bega Valley Regional Gallery's upcoming exhibition I HEART PAINT showcases the practice of six outstanding Australian painters who simply love paint.
Inclusive arts organisation Real Art Works from Lismore has developed an exciting partnership with Sculpture Bermagui and the Bega Valley Shire Library to create a series of installations for the opening ceremony night of the sculpture festival.
The Bega Preschool Association Incorporated will be able to push forward with building extension plans after Council recently agreed to gift two parcels of land in Koolgarra Drive to the group.
Bega Valley Shire Council will not be reinstating any road load limits in the Candelo-Wolumla area until State Government regulations are changed.
The Recovery and Resilience Grants Program Round 2 is now open to bushfire affected applicants from Tathra, Vimy Ridge, Reedy Swamp, Dr George Mountain, Tanja, Kalaru, Yankees Gap, Numbugga and Brogo areas.
The drilling stage of the Bega groundwater hydrology investigation commenced this week near the existing Bega Borefield.
An intensive program of flood recovery works targeting the local transport network is nearing successful completion.
Australia Day celebrations will again echo around the Bega Valley Shire next Saturday, with the main event in Bega showcasing some great community achievers and a host of family fun.
A project to improve the road surface and drainage along Upper Brogo Road is set to commence next Tuesday (29 January).
We all know at least one long-term volunteer in our community, neighbourhood or organisation and now's the time to consider nominating them for a Bega Valley Shire Community Service Medallion. Bega Valley Shire Council is committed to acknowledging the valuable work volunteers carry out every day throughout the Shire and nominations are now being called for the Community Service Medallion awards as a way of recognising the outstanding work of many of our unsung volunteers.