PHOTOS: Our week through the lens May 30, 2014, 11:19 a.m. Check out what made news around the region this week. PHOTOS: Our week through the lens NOWRA: Aboriginal leader Gerry Moore with Doonooch Dancers Andrew McLeod, Owen Ward and Luke McLeod-Ebsworth and Nowra East Public School students Nali Timbery McLeod, Wezley Wellington, Jarrah McLeod, Raymond Towney, Brayden Omoeboh, Larry Timbery McLeod, Zack Kelly, Emily Timbery McLeod, Matthew Stewart, Ebony Gay, Raquel Rebolledo Sutton, Hayley Stewart and Shenikqua Nicholls after their shopper-stopping performance at Stockland Nowra on Thursday.BEGA VALLEY: "Ripley the wonder dog" is among the furry faces to be displayed at Bega and Cobargo Veterinary Hospitals as part of Ben Marden's Portraits of Pets photographic exhibition.KIAMA: Tattooed Kiama councillor Mark Way has no objections to a tattoo studio in the town, though other councillors did. Picture: GEORGIA MATTSMOGO: Mogo Public School celebrated National Sorry Day with a full day of activities on Monday. Pictured is students Shadae Potts, Shaylo Potts and Tarlay Nye.TURA BEACH: The ribbon was officially cut on Thursday, May 22, on a ground-breaking housing project which allows four local disabled adults to live independently. Residents of the house and their parents, Katrina and Ross Ewing, Junee and Dane Waites, Lisle, Sue and Sarah Carr, Ron, Carol and Jennifer Russell with Virginia Fitzclarence, of WorkAbility and member for Bega Andrew Constance. KIAMA: Kiama SES unit members with Roxy, who they rescued from a cliff in Gerringong . Picture: Kiama SES NAROOMA: JUST LIKE DAD: Travis Creek, 8, loves to go fishing with dad Matt on their fishing boat the Marcello out of Bermagui and here he is the other week with a nice catch of red fish.BEMBOKA: Community members enjoy a salsa-themed fundraiser for the Bemboka Pool, which was closed by the council after a chlorine leak and other issues were discovered in January.LONG BEACH: A group of Long Beach residents are becoming increasingly concerned with the kangaroo population in the suburb, with some suggesting a cull is needed. Pictured is resident Robbie Law, who says the animal is becoming a pest.WOLUMLA: Irene Trezise – pictured with her children (from left) Tanisha, Dylan and Tegan – is planning on travelling to Russia for treatment for her multiple sclerosis.SHELLHARBOUR: Shellharbour MP Anna Watson has made representations on the Shellharbour Public School's behalf to install security fences after numerous break-ins. Picture: GEORGIA MATTS BEGA: Ron “Smiley” Atkins and his draught horse take part in the Woo Back heavy horses ploughing Guinness world record day in Yass.EDEN-MONARO: Former Member for Eden-Monaro, Dr Mike Kelly, has announced that he will be putting his name forward for pre-selection to re-contest the seat he held from 2007-2013.BEGA: Geoff Lewis of Drouin, Victoria, and Derek Lewis from Wyndham, judge the hard feather bantam category at the 89th annual Bega Poultry Show.SHELLHARBOUR: Oak Flats High School students Chloe O'Dea, Shellharbour Mayor Marianne Saliba, Mitchell Ngawati, Arts and Cultural Development Officer Sarah Davis, Cameron Shimwell, Jemma Tranter and Ben Reid are all contributing to the Creative Shellharbour campaign. Picture: GEORGIA MATTSULLADULLA: This beautiful image from Mollymook photographer John Cooper, of a sunrise over Tabourie Island, will grace the cover of a Roatry fundraising calendar after being named the winner from 147 entries to the Shoalhaven Through My Lens competition.MERIMBULA: Helen Cook, left, who regularly organises a Biggest Morning Tea at her home in Merimbula, joined Gwen Douglas and Myriam Rigley, for a quick cuppa.ULLADULLA: Former Ulladulla Boardriders president and glass artist Mark Galton was killed while working at a coal mine site at Boggabri last week. Photo: CLAUDINE THORNTON PHOTOGRAPHY.EUROBODALLA: Four-year-old Lily Dunn was filmed being a zoo keeper for day for one of the longest running children’s shows, ABC’s Play School last week.KIAMA: Mavis Sanderson has retired after 23 years working at the Kiama Visitors' Centre. Picture: GEORGIA MATTSCANDLEO: Oliver Franklin questions the Federal Government’s decision to axe the Pensioner Education Supplement in the budget after previously calling for older workers, disability pensioners and single parents to retrain and participate in the workforce.NAROOMA: RESCUE BIRD: Paramedics and Narooma RFS brigade volunteers load up the injured man who fell down a flight of stairs into the Snowy Hydro SouthCare chopper on Friday, May 23.ULLADULLA: Beau and Cara Brennan with bridesmen Drew and Cameron Williams and groomsmen Michael and Shane Brennan following a wedding that turned tradition on its head by replacing bridesmaids with Cara's brothers.MERIMBULA: They all helped in some way to develop the plans for what has been acclaimed as a great project for the shire-wide community. The Ford Park Inclusive Playspace promises to bring new joy to the lives of children with disabilities and abled children as they play together in an inclusive play environment. NOWRA: With a flash and a bang, Bob Smith from Nowra takes a trip back in time whenever he gets the chance.BEGA: Bega Cheese workers Kevin Abraham, Luke Grinham and Gary Street are pictured mid-shave during their cancer fundraiser. EDEN: Afghan asylum seekers Qasim (left) and Reza (right), enjoyed a two-week stay in Eden with Peter Skelton (centre) as part of a refugee support program initiative. Reza described the visit as "the best time of my life".MERIMBULA: Denise Drysdale, flanked by twin brothers Geoff and Dave Willis, is performing two concerts with the Sapphire Coast Concert Band and Big Band this weekend at Club Sapphire.NIMMITABEL: The Boco Rock Wind Farm at Nimmitabel is beginning to take shape, with the first of the 67 towers approved for stage one of construction now erected. Image: CWP Renewables.BATEMANS BAY: Batemans Bay Surf Life Saving Club members are reeling after their clubhouse was broken into and equipment, including a $20,000 all-terrain vehicle, was stolen. Pictured is club members Tracy Innes and Ken Bellette.EDEN: Pick me! There was no shortage of willing volunteers, with everyone keen to help demonstrate how to stamp out bullying during the "Let's S.T.A.M.P Out Bullying" show at Eden Public School on Monday.NAROOMA: FISCO UNLOADING: HuntFest organiser Onno DeSmeth with Todd and Hayley Abbott unloading the yellowfin tuna catch on board the Fisco.ULLADULLA: Trying out the teen's corner of the new Ulladulla library on Monday were Bruce Richards with a photo of his wife and founding member of the Ulladulla Civic Centre management committee, the late Ruth Richards OAM, and Ulladulla and Districts Community Forum members Jan Shalhoub and Sunnee Ord who hope the new auditorium will be named after Ruth.BATEMANS BAY: Former resistance platoon leaders in Nazi-occupied Poland, John Zawadzki, celebrated his 100th birthday.ULLADULLA: After returning from his 6300 ride across inland Australia to raise money for a new renal unit, Luke Paton is joined by Milton Ulladulla Hospital Auxiliary members Bob Richards, Barry Sullivan, Jean Price, Patrick McKenna, Joe Schuck, Narelle Ober, Carmin Sullivan, Margaret Gibson and Christine Richards to celebrate his achievement.NAROOMA: FOUR GENERATIONS: Lea Sutherland celebrated her 50th birthday at The Dromedary Hotel on Saturday and she is pictured with her mother Joy Stanton, daughter Amy Hyde and granddaughter Brooklyn.NOWRA: Mike and Deidre Ellard from Berry with their Chitty Chitty Bang Bang replica will turn heads whenever they take to the road.BATEMANS BAY: Batemans Bay RSL Sub-Branch president Brian Wheeler fears if more people do not get involved in the group the long-term future of Anzac Day ceremonies in the town could be in doubt.NAROOMA: MACAW FUN: The Ziviani family at Waikiki during the Molokai World Championships took some time out from the ski paddling marathon for a bit of sightseeing. Pictured are Nick, Tash and Zane Ziviani.MERIMBULA: The start of the Merimbula 5km fun run saw over 400 people take off to run or walk from Ford Park across the causeway and back again to the cheers of waiting friends and family. It?s only the second year that the Merimbula Chamber of Commerce has held the Merimbula Fun Run but already the event has grown by 50 per cent with a total of 646 registrations across all categories and attracted big names such as Olympic and Commonwealth athlete, Martin Dent, who won the 10km event. TweetFacebook of ╳exitThe story PHOTOS: Our week through the lens first appeared on Bay Post.