BEGA: Long-time Bega resident Alan Crowe perches above the Bega Bypass on Wednesday morning as it opens to traffic for the first time.
JAMBEROO: Jamberoo Valley Farm's Tass Schmidt will be speaking at this weekend's Future Fest in Kiama. Pictured with her rooster Jack. Picture: DYLAN ROBINSON
SHELL COVE: Emilia Burford of Shell Cove has been chosen to be part of the 30th Schools Spectacular in Sydney.
WARILLA: Warilla Baptist Preschool are celebrating 50 years of providing. Pictured are preschoolers Cole, Motbey (left), Lila Miller, Tyronne Revell, Zoe Dunning and Tyne McGregor with director Karen Bizimovski (left) and administration assistant Michelle Meares. Picture: DYLAN ROBINSON
TUROSS HEAD: World champion basketball player Lauren Jackson cuts the ribbon declaring the new Tuross Head basketball court open while Eurobodalla Shire Council mayor Lindsay Brown holds one end of the ribbon and Tuross Head Progress Association president Lei Parker holds the other end.
NAROOMA: Homeowner Greg Stockings of Fishermans Crescent, Narooma had his fence blown down by the hot gusty winds at lunchtime last Thursday.
GERRINGONG: Gerringong Public School teacher Ali Brown is running the New York Marathon in memory of colleague Jenny Byrne who lost a battle with breast cancer. She is pictured with her class 4B. Picture: DYLAN ROBINSON
NAROOMA: Narooma Public School captains Sammy and Libby Bate and Rory Spurgeon with Narooma Sporting and Services Club general manager Tony Casu and P&C member Dave Moore and the big cheque for the new playground roof.
MERIMBULA: Steve Young and Phil Armstrong of the Morurya Rotary Club, Stephen Daniel of Batemans Bay and David Wriedt of Pambula Rotary celebrate their shirts at the welcome reception.
NAROOMA: South Coast Workplace Learning (SCWL) “Girls in Trades” coordinator Orit Karny Winters with a group of girls from Narooma High keen to get working. Now all they need is some tradies willing to open their workshops!
WALLAGA: Serving up freshly baked damper smothered in butter and jam are Montreal Goldfield Heritage Day volunteers Jenny Halliday, Helen Morris, Margaret Kenny- Levick, Jan Goodrich, Penny Murphy and Ted Hutt.
MERIMBULA: Australian dragon boat representatives, Chris Cheung, of Merimbula and Lynne Richardson, of Mirador with their medals from the world championships.
NAROOMA: Narooma’s retired Vice Admiral and former Chief of navy David Shackleton snapped this shot of the dignitaries waving from the deck of the HMAS Leeuwin at the International Fleet Review on Sydney Harbour.
NOWRA: Nowra firefighters worked fast to contain a fire that threatened businesses and homes in South Nowra on Thursday.
NAROOMA: Last year’s grand parade of boats at Narooma BoatsAfloat along the Mill Bay boardwalk. This year’s event in three weeks will be well worth checking out.
PAMBULA: “I say; anyone for an extra scone with cream?” said Emma Hassan as she topped up the Devonshire tea for Joy Thompson, left and Glenda Graham at the official unveiling of murals at Imlay House Nursing Home, Pambula.
ULLADULLA: Customer Shannan Hoy has launched the Save Simmo campaign and is urging drivers to support Simon ‘Simmo’ Chapman and his employee Andrew ‘Fatty’ Gardiner at Ulladulla Motors who are struggling to keep fuel in their tanks.
MERIMBULA: Pretty in pink: Helena Katerinka and Cleo, of Tura Beach at Dogtober, Ford Park, Merimbula.
COOMA: Stephanie McDonald and Margo Marchbank from Resilience Inc presented a donation to the Cooma Community Garden, accepted by Hazel McKenzie-Kay, at the Cooma Uniting Church Fete. At the same venue, the Cooma Garden Club launched its Cold Climate Vegetable Planting Guide.
ULLADULLA: Following the delivery of the first load of boulders last week, youngsters Ben and Luke Sargeant with volunteers Phil Smart, Wendy Smith, Julian Sharrad and Keith Sargeant are excited about the development of the Gondwana Coast Time Walk.
BATEMANS BAY: It was the end of an era when the former Batemans Bay TImbers sawmill burnt down on Monday.
ULLADULLA: Ghost hunter Dan McMath believes he has found a ghost in the historic Milton Theatre.
COOMA: Everyone loves a panto…and Cooma Little Theatre is deep into rehearsals for its November production of ‘Once Upon a Witch’. Cathy Burge and Jack Clayton will have the audience in stitches in this wacky and humourous production that follows the escapades of an apprentice witch who brings mayhem to fairyland.
BOMBALA: Rob Boodnikoff competed in the ACT State Gun Dog Retrieving Titles that were held in the small village of Bibbenluke, near Bombala, over the weekend.
MALUA BAY: Ashleigh Pakis, Mark Maranion, Drew Deck, Jemma Russell and Chris Beadman are preparing for Movember. The LJ Hooker Malua Bay team decided to participate in the fundraising even in support of colleague Drew Deck, who has battled prostate cancer for the past three years.
NOWRA: Nowra vet Justin Clarke and Wildlife Rescue South Coast volunteer Belinda Gales with a young kangaroo that had to be tranquillised and removed from an industrial area at South Nowra on Tuesday.
NELLIGEN: Eighty-nine paddlers took to the Clyde River on Saturday for the Girls Day Out Paddle. The even raised $6500 for the National Breast Cancer Foundation.
BOMBALA: Stewart Lee admired the photographs of the 'Bombala Document 2013' exhibition that was set up in the control room of the old railway station, with many locals coming to view the talents of the ANU School of Art students.
COOMA: The Salvation Army held a fundraiser to support its mission in Papua New Guinea with various stalls at its Cooma headquarters. Anita Jaatine, visiting from Finland, and her friend Mirja Roti from Anglers Reach found some treasures at the craft stall, served by Nancy Bowden and Joy Adams.
BEGA: Celebrating the Cancer Council Bega office’s second birthday are (from left) Russell Cook, Donna Wade, Gjumurrah Moore, Graham Moore, Sharon Perry, Toby Dawson, Mia Parsons and Ann Mawhinney.
NOWRA: Nowra's Intensive Care Unit (ICU) nurses Kathy Schofield and Christine Trost with ICU director Rodney Juste launch a makeover of the courtyard area.
BEGA: Relaxed after finishing their first HSC exam on Monday are Bega High School students (from left) Bonnie Hayes, Trent Galli and Caine Parbery.
TATHRA: Bega Valley war widows (from left) Joan Cochrane, Nina Smith and Dot Cleaver cut the cake to commemorate the 90th anniversary of the formation of Legacy in 1923 – the same year all three were born.
BEGA: The recent fire at Momsen Motors in Bega was hot enough to crack concrete and weld cars to the ground say owners, but the business is still operating as usual.
BOMBALA: The Bombala Council has enforced Level 1 Water Restrictions as it has for the past few years following the October long weekend due to the small water catchment supplying the township.