ULLADULLA: Big wave surfer Brett Burcher is representing the South Coast amongst some of Australia’s best in the Original Source Intense Surf Challenge. Photo: ROD OWEN.
NOWRA: Shoalhaven emergency services personnel practise using signal flares during the Operation Plutus training exercise on the shores of Jervis Bay. Photo: MANDY NOTLEY
BEGA: Bega High School’s Imogen Pittolo (left) and Katelyn Jensen from Tumut High School have started an anti-bullying Facebook page.
COOMA: The last two days of the Monaro High School-Lions Club visit to Cooma’s sister city of Yamaga, Japan, included cultural exchanges at Yamaga Junior High School and Kamoto High School, a farewell party and a farewell ceremony. The students are pictured at Nagasaki Peace Park.
BEGA VALLEY: Look Good…Feel Better regional coordinator Helena Katerinka was honoured as the organisation’s Regional Volunteer of the Year this week.
BATEMANS BAY: Anglican charity Community Life is now able to help men, women and families in crisis following the purchase of Kooringa Coastal Retreat in Batehaven. Pictured is Community Life secretary Melissa Franzen, management committee member Liz Rankin, Hope House manager Warren Jones, board member John Miller and Community Life president Reverend Colin Walters at Hope Place.
COOMA: Cooma hairdresser Lucy Nesci has helped the Just Cuts franchise set a new Guinness world record for the most number of haircuts conducted in eight hours for the Wesley Mission event, Wesley Haircut for Homelessness, during Homeless Persons Week.
BEGA: Former Member for Eden-Monaro Gary Nairn visits Bega to support Liberal candidate Peter Hendy's campaign in the lead-up to the September 7 federal election.
BATEMANS BAY: Batemans Bay Real estate agent Robert McBride declares a 1.16-hectare block on the Princes Highway at Batemans Bay sold to a major retailer rumoured to be Bunnings.
COOMA: At the Cooma Library everyone pitched in to stitch up the many Wrap with Love rugs that will soon make their way to the homeless in Australia and across the world. Pictured are Margaret Kellond, June Kennedy, Ruth Dahl and Better Mattner.
ULLADULLA: Lauren Harvey and Chloe Tasker work in Shoalhaven Anglican School’s trades training rooms that are about to be refurbished to establish a trades training centre.
BOMBALA: At the launch of a new fashion label designed locally by birdsnest is founder Jane Cay, designer Penelope Murdoch (formerly of Bibbenluke), Hannah Knight and head buyer Peige Eber.
MORUYA: More than 120 people attended a forum run by ABC South East on Sunday afternoon to meet the candidates for Eden-Monaro in the upcoming Federal Election.
ULLADULLA: More than 6,800 Facebook users have supported the call for a South Coast Colour Run, including runners who would like to see the event come to Mollymook.
MERIMBULA: In its last hurrah the Merimbula Area Community Association gave funds to the Merimbula Historical Society and Tourism Merimbula.
BOMBALA: Bombala’s Veronica Hartmeier was the Top Performing Secondary Student in the Wool Section of the National Merino Challenge and also gained a second place, being congratulated by the AWI’s Dr Jane Littlejohn.
MERIMBULA: Ron Molloy, left, Dylan Cuthbert, Wayne Thomas ‘Squizzy’ Taylor and Kim Hammond were among wine lovers to open their wallets for a Cystic Fibrosis fundraiser
EDEN: The National Dinosaur Museum's travelling road show came to Eden last week for National Science Week. Marg Carson of Family Day Care Bega had her hands full with little paleontologists Halle Berk, Beau Towill, Callum Gallagher, Blake Bateman and Bailen Berk.
PAMBULA: No disguising the fact that this group of Pambula Public School students was having fun at the school’s Book Fair: Vivienne Shearer, left, Ashley Brunette, teacher, Linda Mallard, Elliot Beukers and Otis Coyle.
MERIMBULA: Surprise, surprise … It was surprise, surprise for Ryan Campbell as he landed at Lydd Airport, England on Tuesday, August 13 when he was greeted by a group of Merimbula locals. Shirley Sands, left, Linda Rankin, Lindsey Campbell, Ryan Campbell, Bev Hazell, Joanne Campbell, Deb Keys, Fred Rankin, Georgie Pentin and Col Hazell.
EDEN: The Sapphire Coast Marine Discovery Centre hosted a lively Brain Break Morning tea at Sprout café on Monday. More photos online edenmagnet.com.au.
NOWRA: St Georges Basin resident Pat Levin shows off the shovel that speared through her windscreen after falling from a vehicle travelling in front of her.
EDEN: Scarlett Brown of Bega Valley Family Day Care risked life and limb to get to know the dinosaurs inside out during National Science Week.
BEGA: Bega’s Dale Finucane celebrates his first try in the NRL recently for Canterbury. Finucane has re-signed with the Dogs until the end of 2016. Photo: Getty Images
BOMBALA: The NPWS is investigating the possible poisoning of birds in Bombala after four dead galahs were found at one property in town, and unconfirmed reports were received of more around the river.