Sunday, 27 September 2020
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Spend it better

Spend it better

The proposed Krauatungalung Boardwalk looping from the footbridge to Eastern Beach and back, still irks residents with nearby or adjoining properties.The proposed walk will run along the esplanade and past Short Street, Middle, Street, Jetty Road and McKillops Lane before looping back along the beach side back to the footbridge.Peter Neverauskas, of the Lakes Waterfront Motel, says there is “not...
Alice’s art reaches national audience

Alice’s art reaches national audience

Lakes Entrance indigenous artist and leader, Alice Pepper’s artistic talents were on show on Sunday when the Melbourne Vixens took on the Queensland Firebirds in the national Super Netball League competition.The Super Netball League held its third annual indigenous round with the Vixens women wearing Alice’s design on their dresses.Alice said her design depicts the regeneration and healing of...
Calling for more options

Calling for more options

Bullock Island Development Incorporated (BIDI) has put together a 25-page document outlining its proposal and strategy to cater for and enhance Lakes Entrance as a visitor destination.The document, titled A Lakes Entrance Development Plan: Incorporating Bullock Island, Jemmys Point and Other Potential Projects, details BIDI’s strategy to increase visitors to Lakes Entrance and the Gippsland...
Oh Deer, we have a problem

Oh Deer, we have a problem

The East Gippsland Conservation Management Network (EGCMN) has reached out to all private landowners within the Lake Tyers Deer Management Project area, offering support to people experiencing problems with Sambar deer.Tom Crook, coordinator and programs manager for the network, based in Bairnsdale, said more than 300 letters had been sent out to local landowners in an effort to expand control...
The natural Bullock Island

The natural Bullock Island

Local resident, Janet Harris, found this photo (above) while sorting through some of her mother’s possessions and thought it would be interesting for readers to see.“Given that Bullock Island is a topical subject currently, I thought it would be timely to show the island in its natural simplicity in the 1960s,” Janet said.“My parents would take us to the lagoon which was safe, protected and...
Chasing bee swarms after the fires

Chasing bee swarms after the fires

Clive Hammet has been a bee keeper since 1968 and is passionate about his bees.He is looking for any swarms that people may encounter at their homes or properties.“I just collected a swarm from a residence in Lakes Entrance last week and they are going well,” he said.Clive is situated at Swan Reach, but unfortunately during the bushfires had many of his bees out at Wairewa.“I had just put them...

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