Wednesday, 08 April 2020
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Streetscape pushed back

Streetscape pushed back

Much to the relief of many businesses in the precinct between Carpenter and Myer street, Regional Roads Victoria (RRV) has put back the starting date to upgrade the streetscape.RRV has had further discussions with East Gippsland Shire Council regarding staging and interaction of the Esplanade works with those being carried out by council on the sea wall.Due to site constraints on the carpark...
Cashed up for Coota

Cashed up for Coota

Lakes Entrance Surf Lifesaving Club did its bit to support fellow lifesavers at Mallacoota Surf Lifesaving Club on Saturday night.The Mallacoota township has been one of the worst affected by the bushfires, the town’s lifesaving club losing various pieces of equipment and resources that they require to provide patrols and also educate their next generation of lifesavers.On Saturday night, Lakes...
150 years – stamp it

150 years – stamp it

Two local ladies with a long association with the Lakes Entrance Post Office – Norma Fiedler and Eileen Willmott – had the honour of cutting a ribbon to mark the 150th birthday of the post office last Thursday morning.The cutting of the ribbon marked the start of the day’s trading at the Esplanade site.Mrs Fiedler’s husband, Norm, was a postie in Lakes Entrance and she also used to clean the...
Icon turning 100

Icon turning 100

Well-known family business, Peel’s Cruises, is in the lead up to its 100th birthday, which will be celebrated on December 14, 2020.Barrie Peel’s grandfather, Harold, established the business in Lakes Entrance after moving from Melbourne in 1919.He and his brother had a boat-building business in the West Melbourne canals and among many projects designed and built the first Jubilee yachts for the...
Smooth start to school year

Smooth start to school year

School is back and students and staff alike are loving it.Principal at Toorloo Arm Primary School, Kerry Hughes, is pleased with the smooth start to 2020.“We have 167 students enrolled into eight grades, with 20 new preps,” she said.It was a smoky day when the Lakes Post visited last week and children were staying indoors. Ms Hughes said the school monitors this and a decision is made on the...
Port Melbourne assistance

Port Melbourne assistance

Business & Tourism East Gippsland (BTEG) has entered into an informal arrangement with the Port Melbourne Business Association to help reinvigorate business in East Gippsland following the bushfires.The Port Melbourne Business Association is very keen to assist in any way possible and although details have not yet been worked out, executive officer for BTEG, Janet Burton, will be liaising...

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