Tuesday, 24 May 2022
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Sink hole a concern

Sink hole a concern

When a sink hole appeared in Ken Roberts’ back yard he immediately contacted the water board, but in fact it was a storm water pit and the East Gippsland Shire’s responsibility. After contacting the shire some time ago Mr Roberts is concerned that no works have been carried out to rectify the situation. “I have had Cranes come and look at it but nothing has been done. Three times I have been in...
Hands off our tables

Hands off our tables

“It’s bureaucracy gone mad.”  That is how one local Metung resident described a proposed move by the Occupational, Health and Safety team at the East Gippsland Shire, who are intent on removing half a dozen wooden tables from the township that were purposed built for tourists (and locals) during the coronavirus pandemic. The tables, made from recycled timbers –leftovers from jetty building...
Best rural practice

Best rural practice

Cunninghame Arm Medical Centre, Lakes Entrance, has won the 2021 Eastern Victoria GP Training Award for Rural Training Practice of the Year.  The medical centre, along with its Bairnsdale branch clinic, Dr Jane’s Place, have devoted more than 25 years to training registrars in the community. Training future general practitioners is considered a core activity of the practice and not an...
Late night Christmas shop

Late night Christmas shop

Shop owners in Lakes Entrance are getting excited for the Christmas late night shopping event tomorrow night (Thursday, 5-7pm) and are looking forward to fun and a festive atmosphere. TRFM will be set up on the southern side of the Esplanade and will broadcast live from 5pm as businesses look to cash in on the Christmas trade now COVID restrictions have eased.Many shops are entering Lakes...
Class dismissed

Class dismissed

Lakes Entrance Secondary College said farewell to its 2021 year 12 students with a graduation dinner attended by students, family members and teachers last week. College principal, Craig Sutherland, congratulated the students on completing their studies and wished them well for their future.  He likened their senior years to a roller coaster ride that they had met head on and in doing so,...
Carnival returns

Carnival returns

Chants Carnival is set to return to Lakes Entrance for the summer holiday season. It has been a tough time for the attraction over the past two years with the bushfires and then COVID interrupting their time in Lakes Entrance. “We are based in metropolitan Melbourne so it has been a long lockdown. We are really looking forward to getting back down to Lakes Entrance and having a good season,”...

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