GERROA: Gerroa dairy farmer Paul Condon has switched from Bega to Devondale. Pictured with two month old Sea Breeze Special Dellia. PHOTO: DYLAN ROBINSON
PAMBULA: Lights, Camera, Action! Pambula's Robyn Whitby (right) is part of the crew filming feature film Life Class in the Bega Valley.
NOWRA: Shoalhaven River is set to explode when the Shoalhaven River Fest kicks off on October 26.
EDEN: Bega Valley Shire Council's former tree management officer Jeff Knigh,t of Eden, calls on council to make wood from fallen trees, like this 100 plus year old pine, available to the community.
EDEN: A 74-year-old man died at Nethercote, near Eden, on Sunday. It is believed he died of injuries sustained when he fell from a motorised scooter
EDEN: Wyndham's Sue Schepisi and her Friesian stallion, Friso Van Gelder on set at the filming of Life Class in Candelo this week.
BOMBALA: Over 160 people came from as far as Western Australia to help celebrate the 125th anniversary of St Joseph’s Primary School in Bombala over the long weekend.
BOMBALA: Bendoc WWII veteran, Keith Bent with the stunning portrait of him that was unveiled by visiting artist, Wayne Donwsent during the Anzac Portrait Exhibition held in Delegate on Saturday.
NOWRA: Apple proves it is still tasty as its new iPhone 5S sells out.
BOMBALA: The historic Cambalong homestead near Bombala has just gone on the market after being lived in by six generations of the same pioneer family.
NOWRA: The upcoming Shoalhaven River Festival promises plenty of action, including demonstrations by world champion wakeboarders.
EUROBODALLA: Betty Byrn, of the Eurobodalla Parkinson's Support Group, cares for her husband Bruce who has Parkinson's disease. The group hopes Southern NSW Medicare Local will extend a Parkinson's Nurse Service to Eurobodalla patients.
BATEMANS BAY: A redevelopment project of the Batemans Bay Marina has been given the green light, with construction to begin on November 1. The project has been in the pipeline for the past eight years.
KIAMA: WIRES Illawarra reptile coordinator Hugh Marriot (right) and chairman Sam Joukador with Murrary River Darling python Syd (front) and Diamond Python Jewels - its snakes alive as the weather warms up. PHOTO: DYLAN ROBINSON
NAROOMA: Trevor Bennett and Greg Keegan install half of Narooma’s Second World War Honour Roll.
BATEMANS BAY: Hundreds of bikes will roll in to the Eurobodalla next month when Discovery Rides comes to town. Pictured is Kate Huxley, who is excited the shire will be showcased as a cycling destination.
COOMA: The township of Berridale, between Cooma and the Snowy Mountains, celebrated its 150th birthday with a monster spring fair organised by the Lions Club. Lady members of the tennis club, which started in 1921, joined in with enthusiasm – they are Robyn Reid, Pat McPhie, Fay Smits, Mary Obermaier, Marney Coomber and Margie Wade.
JINDABYNE: Janneane Cahill of Jindabyne was surprised and delighted to find that her portrait of a Holstein dairy cow (formerly known as a Friesian) titled ‘Hay Please’ had already been sold when the Briscoe Memorial Art Award exhibition opened at Cooma’s Raglan Gallery.
KIAMA: Illawarra Zone Rural Fire Service Superintendent Richard Cotterill with Deputy Captains Matthew Cooper (left) and Joshua Pietrobelli. The Service warned of a long, hot bushfire season ahead of scorching conditions this week. PHOTO: DYLAN ROBINSON
ADAMINABY: Sarah Forsdyke of Berridale admires the winning Crazy Quilt made of recycled materials by 11-year-old Emma-Kate Nicholson on display at the Adaminaby Quilt Show. Some of the hand crocheted pieces were more than 90-years-old.
KIAMA: Bluehaven Retirement Village helpers Grace Anstey, Iris Tasker, Bell Sherlock and Doreen Delaney setting up for the village fete in Kiama on Saturday, October 12. PHOTO: DYLAN ROBINSON
NAROOMA: Narooma locals Sonia Lloyd and Dean Heycox were stoked to score tickets for Sunday’s Narooma Blues Fest and are pictured as the sun sets on the festival on the first day of daylight saving on Sunday.
BEGA: Student chefs from the Bega campus prepared for the TAFE NSW Culinary Competition this week.
NAROOMA: The Great Southern Blues Festival at Narooma attracts blues fans of all ages including this young fun of unknown origin watching Ash Grunwald on Sunday. Earmuffs were indeed the order of the day with many kids sporting the ear protection.
NAROOMA: Burned out and not a good look in the lead up to the Narooma Blues Festival was the Landcruiser stolen in Bermagui and found torched on Bill Smyth Oval, Narooma less than two hours later.
BEGA: Members of the Bega Men's Shed committee happily submitted a DA for an actual shed this week, four years after the group's incorporation.
TILBA: At the inaugural South Coast Knife Show at Central Tilba on Sunday, South Coast Hunters Club president Dan Field judged the best hunting knife to be made by Kevin Slattery from the ACT.
MERIMBULA: Merimbula students from the Bega campus of TAFE Illawarra went Sydney to compete in the TAFE NSW Culinary Competition. The team includes apprentices Zoe Crosbie, from Merimbula Aquarium and Wharf, Laura Kite, from the Waterfront Café, Lachlan McNeil, from Zanzibar, and Andrew Mitchell from Wheelers Restaurant.
NAROOMA: Taking ownership and encouraging other skate park users to do so too are Sam Nugent, Tyron Zammit and Zak Cowley-Hilton. Council has $150,000 for the park’s expansion.
TURA BEACH: Gardeners in Tura Beach have been snapping their favourite patches and Wendy Brown caught this cheeky parrot enjoying a sweet snack.
NAROOMA: What an epic weekend at the Narooma Blues Festival for Chef Michael Stokes and his crew from Michaels at Dalmeny, who were flat out all weekend serving 140 litres of seafood chowder, 200kg of squid and 40 legs of lamb and by Sunday they were absolutely exhausted.
PAMBULA: Artists Pamela Collins, left, Di Tarrant, Katherine Hede and Audrey Taylor in front of the Lolly Shop they painted at Imlay House Nursing Home.
NOWRA: South Nowra's Caltex service station was the site of a heavy but delicate lift this week as new fuel tanks were installed.
BEGA VALLEY: Rotary members from around the district began a motorcycle ride to raise awareness of the organisation's international push to eradicate polio.
SYDNEY: Helicopters from HMAS Albatross played a major role in the International Fleet Review celebrations in Sydney last week.
BEGA: HSC students went into lockdown this week as the Bega library hosted an after hours study session, with pizza for those who lasted the distance.
TATHRA: A 19yo Bega man drowned after being swept out to sea while swimming with a group of mates at the Bega River mouth.
MERIMBULA: Spectrum Theatre Group entertained visitors and locals during Merimbula’s Crazy Day sale on Thursday, October 3, with songs from their next production, The Sound of Music.
BEGA: Much to locals' pleasure, with the arrival of the hot weather this week came the official opening of the Bega Pool, slightly delayed due to upgrades and a new coat of paint.