Sunday, 17 February 2019
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Construction begins on toilets

Construction begins on toilets

Construction has commenced on a new accessible toilet block at the popular Apex Park playground in Lakes Entrance.The works includes a two-cubicle accessible toilet with additional junior pans in each cubicle for young users. The project is aiming for completion by the end of February, just in time for the busy long weekend in March.Mayor Cr Natalie O’Connell said the new accessible toilets will...
Shire investigates Palmers options

Shire investigates Palmers options

Over the next six months East Gippsland Shire, via an external consultant, will investigate potential options to redevelop its site at 55 Palmers Road, Lakes Entrance, in a bid to secure a better economic benefit from the property many believe is one of the best properties in the township.A petition, developed by concerned local resident, Jamie Savory, was presented to council in December 2018,...
Operation MIRUM

Operation MIRUM

An operation conducted by local police, involving members from Orbost and Bairnsdale Highway Patrol units in and around Lakes Entrance over two nights, detected 22 drivers breaking the law.Operation MIRUM was carried out on Thursday and Friday of last week and resulted in some drivers accumulating more than one ticket.Targetting impaired drivers – those under the influence of alcohol or drugs...
Off-leash area confusion

Off-leash area confusion

Since East Gippsland Shire Council declared 43 Palmers Road the site for a new ‘off the leash dog area’ in Lakes Entrance, some locals are concerned council has not been clear in identifying the area and establishing infrastructure.Many residents are pleased that such an area has been created, but some have had trouble finding the exact location, despite signage at the site that abuts the Lakes...
Shaving for a worthy cause

Shaving for a worthy cause

Michael Patterson will part ways with his long locks and healthy beard in the name of supporting children who have suffered with transportation of the great arteries (TGA).The Patterson family spent many days in and out of hospital, parents Michael and Rachel caring for daughter, Phoebe, who was diagnosed with the disease shortly after birth in 1997.Phoebe is now fully fit and giving back to the...
Parkrun birthday

Parkrun birthday

The Lakes Entrance parkrun celebrated its first birthday on Saturday with 3253 participants and 431 volunteers ensuring the parkrun’ s first year was one to remember.Organised entirely by volunteers, the Lakes Entrance parkrun is a free, weekly, timed 5km walk/jog/run held from the Lakes Entrance Rotunda at 8am every Saturday morning and is open to all ages and abilities.Event director, Hayley...

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