Saturday, 23 October 2021
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Fish a Farewell

Fish a Farewell

Deb and John Upton have run Fish a fare for just over 15 years, but they can finally put their feet up after selling the business recently. Their official final day, last Thursday, was a busy one but they made time to reflect on the long journey they have taken, particularly running a very popular takeaway business. The Uptons moved to Lakes Entrance 28 years ago from a farm in Shepparton.Due to...
Kids fundraiser

Kids fundraiser

If you are looking for inspiration in these COVID restricted days, look no further than Sharon Jervis, who lives at the caravan park in Swan Reach. Sharon has taken on a fundraiser for Camp Quality to help raise awareness and funds for childhood cancer #BIGWALKFORLITTLEKIDS that runs for the month of September. Every dollar goes towards sponsoring a child affected by cancer to attend a family...
Ramp rage

Ramp rage

Strong words are being used to describe the state of disrepair at the North Arm boat ramp in Lakes Entrance. At a meeting at the Lakes Entrance Fishermen’s Club in July an announcement was made by Better Boating Victoria that improvements would start in mid-August and be completed by mid-December, before the Christmas holidays. However, there has been no movement and local and out-of-town...
Roadmap or slowmap?

Roadmap or slowmap?

There is a lot to unpack in Victoria’s roadmap out of the COVID pandemic. The biggest takeaway: it’s going to be a slow burn. On Sunday the State Government released its plan to see us return to a sense of normality and it will take hitting key vaccination numbers for the state to reach that point of freedom. Sunday’s announcement did next to nothing to immediately support hospitality businesses...
Eight Acres of accommodation creativity

Eight Acres of accommodation creativity

Eight Acres certainly has brought something new and innovative to Lakes Entrance -glamping. Previously known as Lakes Entrance Country Cottages, new owners, Ellis Klok and Pete Jenkins, and their toddler, Jackson, and baby, Delilah, have been busy not only transforming the name, but the entire property. Ellis and Pete have plenty of experience in the accommodation and hospitality industry having...
Not worth opening for pubs

Not worth opening for pubs

Hotel and restaurant owners in Lakes Entrance, Metung and Lake Tyers Beach are disappointed with the updated COVID regulations for operation. There is an air of disappointment that only 10 diners are allowed in a premises at one time and 20 outdoors, the State Government stepping away from its square metre ruling during last week’s easing of restrictions in regional Victoria. Tony Carroll, for...

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