Wednesday, 12 December 2018
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Jake shines at national titles

Jake shines at national titles

The School Sport Australia National Track and Field Championships were held at Lakeside Stadium from November 23 to 27.Grade six St Brendan’s Primary School student, Jake Perrett, competed in his third and final year of Primary School Nationals with great success.Jake was honoured to be announced as co-captain of the Victorian team and gave the Athletes Oath at the Opening Ceremony.Jake competed...
Metung Bakery poised to re-open

Metung Bakery poised to re-open

The Metung Bakery is hoping to re-open its doors in a couple of weeks following a devastating fire, which wiped out several shops in the village.The bakery has relocated across the road to a larger vacant building and is ready to open dependent upon the power company, AusNet, upgrading power supply to the premises.Ray Weinzierl, who owns the shops destroyed by fire as well as the building which...
Memons call East Gippsland home

Memons call East Gippsland home

The new owners of the Swan Reach Service Station – Raf and Sadaf Memon – are delighted to now call East Gippsland home.The couple, originally from Karachi in Pakistan, moved to Swan Reach in July after purchasing the business.The couple has four children who are attending local schools – Umais, 13, Rafay, 11, Ryan, 8, and Jenna, 5.“We love it here and so do the children,” Mrs Memon said.“And...
Shopping success

Shopping success

The first late night shopping event in Lakes Entrance last Thursday, which saw retailers open their doors to shoppers until 9pm, has been deemed a huge success.Local residents got behind the initiative, and it was evident as there was a positive vibe throughout the town.Some shops put on food and drinks, adding to the festive atmosphere.Dare Clothing owner, Joanne Reggardo, was pleased with how...
FLOAT project gets launched

FLOAT project gets launched

The FLOAT project was launched at Fisherman’s Landing Jetty in Lake Tyers Beach last Saturday in perfect conditions.FLOAT is a community-built floating art studio that is a world class hub for artists, writers, musicians and thinkers. The space will offer six week residencies with the expectation that there will be a range of creative outcomes for the LakeTyers community.After nearly three years...
Confusing street crossing

Confusing street crossing

There have been many motorists expressing their concerns about the Church Street raised road markings in Lakes Entrance.Pedestrians, especially the elderly and tourists, have been mistaking them for a pedestrian crossing.These markings are identical to those used to cross the road in the Woolworths car park.Although there is no official signage, vehicles give way to pedestrians crossing between...

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