Wednesday, 08 April 2020
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Pushing ahead

Pushing ahead

Lakes Entrance Fishing Co-Operative (LEFCOL) is still looking to the future and working at full strength to get through the difficult times of COVID-19.“Obviously the market is quiet with wholesale sales down, but they are still ticking over,” LEFCOL general manager, Brad Duncan, said.Seafood is a valuable food source and at times like these it is crucial to keep the supply going.With the...
Never tap again

Never tap again

Neville Armistead could never imagine the way events would unfold after tapping a window with his palm to get his children’s attention.“It was just a normal tap, but the glass just exploded,” Neville said.His arm went through the window and was lacerated from his fingers to his elbow.“I thought I’m in a bit of trouble here as I gripped my arm not realising the worst cut was above where I was...
COVID-19 camping whack

COVID-19 camping whack

As of midnight last Wednesday, all caravan and camping parks were forced to close to campers, except where people live permanently or are using as an interim abode where the primary residence is not available.It was one of the raft of restrictions brought in by the Federal Government to tackle the coronavirus pandemic and those restrictions have got even tighter over the past week.Parks...
Liquor thefts

Liquor thefts

Two businesses in Lakes Entrance were the target of liquor thieves over the weekend.In the first theft at Albert & Co a man aged in his mid 30s walked into the café/restaurant just after 7.30pm on Saturday and went behind the counter of the bar.He perused the bar fridge before opening the door, but was stopped by the manager from taking anything and told to leave.The man then proceeded to a...
May Turns 95

May Turns 95

Lakes Entrance Croquet Club opened in 2005 and May Beveridge was there from the beginning.Last Thursday she celebrated her 95th birthday with a game of croquet. May was presented with some flowers and a beautiful sponge cake that everyone enjoyed.“I regard the members of this club as my second family and I know any of you would help me, which I am thankful for,” May said.The club is always open...
Neighbourhood Houses given a boost

Neighbourhood Houses given a boost

East Gippsland Neighbourhood Houses, which played a pivotal role in the recent bushfire crisis by providing food and a focal point for distressed residents, have been given a cash injection by the Victorian Government.More than a dozen neighbourhood houses will receive an extra $10,000 in recognition of the efforts staff and volunteers played during and in the wake of last year’s firestorm.They...

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