MORUYA: Hundreds of people flocked to Moruya for the Moruya Jazz Festival from October 18 to 20
ULLADULLA: Tim Thomas from Nowra’s HopDog Beerworks will be one of the guest presenters at the locavore dinner that will feature only local produce on the menu, on the eve Ulladulla's Harbourfeast.
NOWRA: Firefighters continued to assist with fires in Sydney and battled the Wirritin fire west of Ulladulla.
KIAMA: Rites of Passage is a low-budget film that has been made about the various challenges associated with growing up. Film maker Philip Crawford (right) with Scott Hudson and Tiran Dingle who were part of the production. Pictures DYLAN ROBINSON
COOMA: The Country Womens Association (CWA) Monaro Group celebrated its 50th birthday with a special cake and party hosted by Patrons Dorothy Povey (left, Bredbo), Merrily Webb (Canberra) and Viola Kelly of Nimmitabel. Members of the Group are CWA clubs from Berridale, Jindabyne, Dalgety/Numbla Vale, Adaminaby, Nimmitabel, Coo,a Bredbo, Jerangle/Peak View and Canberra.
WIRRITIN: A firefighting aircraft bombs the Wirritin fire north-west of Batemans Bay on Monday.
BATEMANS BAY: Delegates from around the state descended on Batemans Bay this week for the annual United Hospital Auxiliaries of NSW conference. Pictured is Moruya District Hospital Auxiliary president Kath Smith and Batemans Bay Hospital Auxiliary president Kath McDonald.
COOMA: The new school captains of Monaro High School in Cooma have been elected to lead the school over the next 12 months. They are Jack Clayton (vice captain), Kailey Tonini (captain), Tim Caldwell (captain) and Hayley McKinnon-Campbell (vice captain).
ULLADULLA: Known for his skating skills, 14-year-old Kiarn Roughley will be the focus of a major community fundraiser at Manyana on November 23 as he battles acute lymphoblastic leukaemia and a rare form of acute myeloid leukaemia.
BOMBALA: Delegate wool and lamb producer, David Mitchell, has been named the new Chair of South East Local Land Services.
COOMA: Looking like the great vehicle enthusiast Toad from Toad Hall, ‘Lord Montague’, known to Cooma locals as Keith, waved the chequered flag to start the annual Girder Fork motorcycle rally. More than 60 historic and restored Girder Fork bikes assembled in Cooma with their owners from all parts of the state.
ULLADULLA: An Australian and possibly world first has been created in Ulladulla, with the three main service clubs Rotary, represented by Brian Morrison, Lions with Brian Thomson, and Apex, represented by Matt Dell, uniting to raise money for improved respite care services in the lions-Ulladulla District Community Foundation.
BOMBALA: Jo Farran, Stephanie Hutchison, Katie Brazel, Kristil Mobbs, Jane Dunne and Sally Beard shared a high spirited day at the very successful Bombala Races on October 19.
TILBA: Central Tilba RFS brigade firefighters Harry Ghazikian, Dave Alabaster and Tralee Snape hose down the appliance at Mystery Bay after a tough 12-hour day blacking out.
BOMBALA: The Bombala Preschool staged a Grand Opening for its milk bottle igloo this week, with Director, Simone Peadon enjoying the day from inside the 600 bottle structure with Savanah Papalia, Bonnie Morgan, Nikahli Stone and Oliver Bruce.
NOWRA: Superintendent Joe Cassar releases details to the media about the plane crash at near the Wirritin fire.
NAROOMA: Narooma Fire & Rescue NSW firefighters depart Batemans Bay for the Blue Mountains on Tuesday afternoon. Pictured are Bryan Merry, Jon Lodge, Linda Wilton and Johnno Dudley.
ULLADULLA: A large bushfire continues to burn in the rugged and inaccessible Wirritin Ridge area of the Budawang National Park, about 35km west of Ulladulla.
TUROSS: About 120 surfers paddled out to farewell local surfing and Malibu Mex restaurant legend Ian Hockey at One Tree Point, Tuross Head on Saturday, including his children Sarah, Joshua and Aaron in the foreground taking out his ashes.
NAROOMA: NPWS area manager Preston Cope, Gulaga National Park ranger Nadia Ross, NPWS Aboriginal discovery ranger Cathy Thomas, NPWS administrative officer Nuala Trindall, Gulaga NP Board of Management deputy chairperson Vivienne Mason and chairperson Iris White.
TATHRA: Representatives from Clean Energy For Eternity and Tathra Mountain Bike Club, along with excited community members, celebrate the solar panel installation on Tathra’s Green Shed, meaning every community building in town is now powered by the sun.
MERIMBULA: WIRES volunteers Margaret Shaw and Janine Green with Diamond the green sea turtle found at Narooma in its special turtle recovery tank.
NAROOMA: Bill Turner found this little not-so-cute critter in his yard in North Narooma on Sunday – a deadly tiger snake! Kiama4: NSW Rural Fire Services from various areas worked quickly to extinguish a fire on Thursday (Oct 24) near Fountaindale Road, Jamberoo.
BEGA: Dumping on charity doing more harm than good as Vinnies Bega workers arrive Monday morning to a mountain of unwanted goods.
PAMBULA: Toasting the Mumbulla Foundation’s gala dinner are (from left) Bega’s Ann Buller, Karen Lott and Joanna Maul of Nethercote and Wolumla’s Sue Flannery.
BEGA: Bega Cheese’s Barry Irvin believes time is on the company’s side in its pursuit of Warrnambool Cheese and Butter.
SYDNEY: Royal Australian Navy pilot Lt. Alistair Auld flew the Australian White Ensign (AWE) under his Seahawk at the International Fleet Review.
BEGA: A State Masters Championship medallist, Bega hockey player Leigh Rogers has been selected to play for Australia in a tour to Fiji next year.
KIAMA: Emergency Services Expo Black Beach Kiama. Gerringong's Gaynor Spooner and Addison Carroll, 3, say hello to the Police horses.
NAROOMA: Family friend Kylie Mclaren is leading the charge to wear bright colours and donate this Friday for little Hamish who has recently been diagnosed with a rare type of epilepsy.
KIAMA: Legendary film critic and television personality Bill Collins is the guest speaker at the Kiama and District Historical Society's November fund-raiser.