Bega Valley Shire Council wishes you a Happy, Healthy and Safe Festive Season
Over Christmas and New Year many of Council’s offices and services will be affected by closures or a change in opening hours as summarised below.
Council’s Bega office will close on Friday 21 December at 4.30pm and reopen on Wednesday 2 January at 9.00am.
The after-hours telephone will be staffed for emergencies, call 6499 2222..
All tips will be closed Christmas Day only. Otherwise, tips are open as usual over the holiday period. Check operating hours at www.begavalley.nsw.gov.au/waste or on the Bega Valley Waste App.
Household bin collections will happen as normal.
Bandara Preschool closes on Wednesday 19 December and reopens on Tuesday 29 January at 8.00am.
Sapphire Mobile Preschool closes on Wednesday 19 December and reopens for children on Wednesday 30 January at 9.00am.
Bandara After School Care closes on Wednesday 19 December and reopens on Tuesday 29 January, 3.15pm – 5.45pm.
Eden Preschool closes Wednesday 19 December at 12 noon and opening as Eden Early Learning Centre.
Eden Childcare Centre closes on Friday 21 December at 12 noon and opening as Eden Early Learning Centre.
Eden Early Learning Centre (new name) opens for children on Tuesday 15 January at 7.30am; their preschool opens at 8.30am that day.
Bandara Long Day Care closes on Friday 21 December at 12 noon and reopens for children on Tuesday 15 January at 7.45am.
Visit www.begavalley.nsw.gov.au/children for more information.
All libraries at Bermagui, Bega, Tura Marrang and Eden will close at 12 noon on Saturday 22 December. Bega, Tura Marrang and Eden libraries will reopen on Wednesday 2 January at 9.30am with Bermagui library reopening on Thursday 3 January at 9.30am.
The Summer Holiday Program for kids, including the Summer Reading Club, will run at all four libraries and boasts a variety of entertaining activities throughout January. For details and bookings visit www.begavalleyshirelibrary.eventbrite.com.au
Visit www.begavalley.nsw.gov.au/library for more information.
Currently showing South / East Interference Vol. 2, the Gallery will be closed for all public holidays; otherwise open as normal (Monday – Saturday, 10.00am – 4.00pm).
Summer holiday kids’ workshops will run at the Gallery in January – more information at gallery.begavalley.nsw.gov.au
The Centre will close at 1.00pm on Friday, 21 December and reopen on Wednesday 2 January at 8.30am.
Visit www.begavalley.nsw.gov.au/LearningCentre for more information.
Council managed pools will close at 5.00pm on Christmas Eve, close Christmas Day and reopen on Wednesday 26 December. Please check with your local pool for public holiday opening hours.
Visit www.begavalley.nsw.gov.au/swimmingpools form more information.
The Civic Centre will close on Friday 21 December at 4.30pm and reopen on Wednesday 2 January by appointment or for bookings only.
Visit www.begavalley.nsw.gov.au/civiccentre form more information.
This Service will be closed on public holidays and will temporarily move to the Bega Civic Centre with a mobile phone service operating until Tuesday 29 January. Please call 0428 610 127 or 0428 644 814 to arrange meetings.
Normal services will resume at Unit 6 Tathra Beach House Apartments from Wednesday 30 January 2019.
Visit www.begavalley.nsw.gov.au/tathra form more information.
Lifesaving and Lifeguard services are provided in the Bega Valley through a combination of our three local surf lifesaving clubs and Council managed contract lifeguard service.
Current beach conditions are available on the Beach Safe website.
Beachwatch, water quality monitoring results are updated weekly on the Council and Beachwatch websites to keep residents and visitors informed of the water quality, and whether to avoid swimming at certain times.
Visit www.begavalley.nsw.gov.au/beachsafe for lifeguard services and operating times.