MEGA GALLERY: This week in pictures 7 Mar 2014, 9:31 a.m. A snapshot of what made news across the south east this week MEGA GALLERY: This week in pictures COOMA: Cooma runners Gerard Rampal, Alicia Connell and Brendan Wall were among 12,000 who took part in the first Color Run in Canberra. BEGA VALLEY: Country Women’s Association NSW president Tanya Cameron (centre) is visiting all the Far South Coast branches this week and met with group president Mary Williams and Bega branch president Daphne Sweeney on Wednesday. BOURNDA: Volunteers were out and about on Sunday cleaning up parts of the Bega Valley Shire, including along Sapphire Coast Drive which is becoming known for large volumes of fast food litter. EDEN: Exception to the trend: Nathan Goodrich, 18, is one of the few Eden youths who have managed to find work locally.EDEN: Meeting the troops: NSW Police Commissioner Andrew Scipione with local officers during a visit to Eden Police Station.EDEN: The Eden Amateur Fishing Club competition is in full swing, and some massive catches are being weighed, including Cornelius Bysterveld's snapper that came in just shy of 7kg.ULLADULLA: There will be plenty of action in an on the water at Ulladulla this weekend at the Mollymook Outrigger Canoe Club hosts the Outrigger Canoe Marathon State Titles on Saturday and Sunday.BEGA: An after-hours joint venture palliative care service launched by the Southern NSW Medicare Local is the first of its kind in NSW. KIAMA: Cancer survivor Father David Catterall is one of the ambassadors for the 2014 Shellharbour Relay for Life.KIAMA: Musicians take over Kiama for the annual Jazz and Blues Festival. Local artists (clockwise from front left) Ngaire East, Nick Rheinberger, Josh Krone, James Vann, Greg Joseph, Joe Mungovan, Lee Holman.KIAMA: Kiama’s leaning memorial arch has received State Government funding to help with repairs. Pictured are Kiama Jamberoo RSL branch's Ian Pullar (left) and Dennis Seage right with Member for Kiama Gareth Ward. KIAMA: Andrew Seamons from Kiama Downs has experienced ongoing difficulties connecting to the NBN, more than six months after he signed up. ULLADULLA: All wearing pink for their equestrian events at the weekend’s Milton Show were sisters Jorjah, Molly and Tilly Drysdale from Brooman.ULLADULLA: Spinning and weaving up a storm as they showed off old skills at the Milton Show were Murramarang Spinners members Claire Milner and Susan Curran.ULLADULLA: Anthony Attard from the Hawkesbury Working Kelpie Stud and his dog Buck keep the sheep moving during a popular display in the Milton ShowULLADULLA: New Milton Promotions Incorporated president Andy Mathers is looking for new ideas to market the town and attract more visitors.BERMAGUI: Bega Valley Shire Mayor Bill Taylor admires the work of Tanja sculptor Alan Watt, which won the $10,000 council acquisitive prize at Sculpture on the EdgeBERMAGUI: Sculpture on the Edge opened last weekend, where Braidwood artist Andy Townsend was among the major prize winners announced.BEGA: The former Bega Town Hall has been gutted in preparation for its $5.5million makeover into a new civic centre.BEGA: A co-working space for Bega Valley IT entrepreneurs is officially open, with a long-term goal of 300 tech sector jobs by 2030.BEGA: Helen Slater has been named the Bega NSW Local Woman of the Year and was congratulated at a surprise ceremony with family members at Member for Bega Andrew Constance’s office.NAROOMA: A bolt of lightning left a remarkable feature on the second green at the Narooma Golf Course last Wednesday.NAROOMA: Narooma News editor Stan Gorton filmed Australian fur seals at Montague Island feeding on schools of small threadfin leatherjackets on the weekend. See more photos and video at www.naroomanewsonline.com.auNAROOMA: Australian Seabird Rescue rescuer John Mendham takes Batemans Marine Park ranger Justin Gilligan for a spin around the inlet on one of two new hovercraft used for rescues.NAROOMA: Katungul Aboriginal Corporation Community and Medical Services Wayne Williams, Todd Chatfield and Chrystal Mercy are committed to providing high quality treatment and services in a culturally appropriate way.TILBA: My Kitchen Rules fans would have caught Sydney chef Colin Fassnidge on last night's episode - well here he is prepping the second course of Hayley Abbott's yellowfin tuna in the Dibden's kitchen for Saturday night's Tilba Milk Producers Dinner.MERIMBULA: Prepare for smoky skies as the National Parks and Wildlife Service embarks on a program of 32 hazard reduction burns.PAMBULA: Pumice stone from a New Zealand volcanic eruption washes ashore on Pambula and Merimbula beaches. MERIMBULA: The Pambula Merimbula Hospital Auxiliary celebrated their 80th year of fundraising for the Pambula District Hospital. MERIMBULA: Sold $1.44 million under the hammer at Merimbula real estate auctions and celebrating their successful bid on a Hill Street property was Merimbula couple Mark and Lauren Bates.MERIMBULA: Red Balloon Day was a great opportunity for Sapphire Coast Walkers to say thanks to local firies. Craig Dickman, Mike Duncan and Rod Rowland of the Merimbula Town Brigade. MERIMBULA: Savour the flavour at EAT Merimbula on March 9. Chef Steve Jackson will be among many providores and he’ll be offering his famous pulled pork rolls.NOWRA: Sarah Rowcroft and Dean Scicluna with their children who can no longer call a small motel room at the Bounty Motor Inn home. Shoalhaven councillors voted to stop the facility offering emergency housing.NOWRA: North Nowra Public School principal Julie Ashby, breakfast club co-ordinator Bronwyn Payne, Brian Hanley from Manildra and breakfast club co-founder Rae Thomson with students Tommy Ganatra, Lenai Spender, Danielle Molloy and Layla Volpatti are excited at the financial boost given to the school’s breakfast club.NOWRA: Bomaderry High School year 11 student Jacob Cameron was one of 70 Shoalhaven students who took part in the Shoalhaven Professional Business Association’s Snap Shot Day this week.COOMA :Rugby League legends Nathan Hindmarsh, Brad Fittler and Matt Cooper came to Cooma as part of the Hogs for Homeless Charity Ride raising money for Father Chris Riley’s Youth of the Streets. As part of the fun Brad Fittler donned Dean Lynch’s mayoral robes.COOMA: Twenty-nine students from Monaro High and Bombala High schools will be combining travel and fun with school work on a 16-day history study tour of Italy and the Western Front.TweetFacebook of ╳exitView More Local BusinessList Your Business HereThe story MEGA GALLERY: This week in pictures first appeared on South Coast Register.