Sunday, 27 September 2020
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Pushing forward

Pushing forward

At Wairewa the dams are overflowing, the creeks are running and the paddocks are green - a stark contrast to December and January’s drought and then bushfires. The scars of the bushfire still remain, but the Wairewa residents are busy re-establishing their properties and community. Local CFA members Julian and Leanne Davies say recovery is moving along going and the community is moving...
What’s you view?

What’s you view?

The Lakes Entrance community can now have its say on the design concepts and development of the Jemmys Point Lookout experience off Lookout Road. Plans for stage two of the project are very conceptual and now is the ideal time for the community to share their thoughts on this East Gippsland Shire Council-led project. Council’s general manager assets and environment, Fiona Weigall, said...
Returning to the reserve

Returning to the reserve

A small section of the Lakes Entrance community has had a win. Residents of Bronsdon Street, Grandview Road, Periwinkle Drive and Hardie Street are celebrating East Gippsland Shire’s decision to reinstate a parcel of land in Hardie Street as a reserve. The land – 21 Hardie Street – in February was deemed surplus to council’s existing green spaces and was among seven pieces of land put to...
Panic buying turns to meat

Panic buying turns to meat

Last time stage three COVID-19 restrictions were introduced it was toilet paper that was the panic buyers’ item, this time it is meat. Early last week saw the meat section at supermarkets stripped bare as shoppers stocked up. As part of Melbourne’s stage four lockdown, meat processing factories and abattoirs have seen reductions in the number of staff meaning a slowing in production and...
Plans freshened up

Plans freshened up

Current and future planned works, and more detailed planning around some of the public areas of one of Lakes Entrance’s most recognisable landmarks, have been captured in a refreshed Bullock Island Master Plan. The plan refresh, led by East Gippsland Shire Council and with significant reference group input, will guide the investment into upgrades on the island. The work follows council taking...
Sam celebrating three years at Foodworks

Sam celebrating three years at Foodworks

This Friday marks three years since Sam Singla and his family arrived in Lakes Entrance to take ownership of the Foodworks store. Sam had a computer business before making the decision to immigrate to Australia. “My daughter was coming to Australia to study, plus my wife has many relatives here, so we made the decision to move,” Sam said. “We loved Lakes from the start and felt that Australia...

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