Tuesday, 24 May 2022
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Landslips causing problems

Landslips causing problems

Lakes Entrance residents have voiced their concerns over the safety of the Princes Highway at Jemmys Point following heavy rainfall over the past couple of months. Late last year there were two successive landslips that closed the highway into Lakes Entrance. Since that time, many  minor slips continue to occur. One Kalimna resident said she feared for people going up and down the...
School success

School success

Lucas Walker and Phoenix Shafer, of Lakes Entrance Primary School, took out first place in the year 3-4 division of The Smith Family’s Young ICT Explorers Accelerator Program 2021 with their AMD - Anxiety Moderation Device. The national competition encourages students in their exploration of solving real world problems or showcasing their passions using technology.  This year, Maria...
Servo is fuelling up

Servo is fuelling up

After a long renovation period The Servo opened on December 23 and has been very popular since.  It has given the corner of Myer Street and the Esplanade a real lift after the site was vacant for many years. “The renovation has been done in a way to pay homage to the site’s past history as a service station with many signs, oil prices etc. giving it authenticity,” Mick Haber, from The...
Holding up against virus

Holding up against virus

Motels and caravan parks are reporting there has been no major rush to leave Lakes Entrance or cancel bookings relating to the increase in COVID numbers in the town and surrounding areas. Michelle Majcherzak, who owns Cunninghame Shore Motel, feels most guests take the attitude that it is pretty much everywhere now, so why ruin your holiday? “Our bookings have been solid these holidays, we...
Safe on the water

Safe on the water

The heatwave that hit most of Victoria, including East Gippsland, on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day saw many head for the beaches, lakes and rivers to cool off. The warm weather prompted Life Saving Victoria and Victoria Police to urge holidaymakers to play it safe by the water. At Lakes Entrance, the local Surf Life Saving Club extended its patrols to 8pm on both New Year’s Eve and New...
Holidaymakers warned

Holidaymakers warned

Lakes Entrance police have warned holidaymakers and local residents to lock their valuables away and keep them out of view in cars and campsites over the holiday period. Police say the holiday season always sees an increase in thefts from both and as most thieves are opportunistic, Lakes Entrance Station Commander, Matt Jenkins, suggests the best way to avoid falling victim to theft is not to...

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