Saturday, 23 October 2021
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Vaccine steady

Vaccine steady

Members of the Lakes Entrance community and surrounding areas are reminded that COVID vaccinations are available at the two medical clinics in town. Cunninghame Arm Medical Clinic has both the Astrazeneca and Pfizer vaccines available and with the directive that 16 to 39-year-olds can now receive the vaccine, including priority VCE students, the clinic has reported a good turn up of younger...
Doing it tough

Doing it tough

Being a larger employer in Lakes Entrance, the bowls club finds it hard to make the decision to completely close down each time COVID lockdown is enforced. “We employ 50 people and we really feel for our staff, but it is just not viable for us to do takeaway,” Lakes Entrance Bowls Club manager, Michelle Fielding, said. “By the time you employ not only staff in the kitchen, but also in reception...
Weight of public opinion lifts for Vietnam Veterans

Weight of public opinion lifts for Vietnam Veterans

The Vietnam Veterans Day commemorative service conducted at the Lakes Entrance Cenotaph last Wednesday was reassuringly familiar.  Geoffrey Turner, president of the RSL’s local chapter, led the service, the Last Post sounded, The Ode was read, flags were raised, national anthems of Australia and New Zealand sung and wreaths were laid.  Just like ANZAC Day and Remembrance Day, but there...
Sudden lockdown

Sudden lockdown

“We can all understand the need for another lockdown, but it was certainly short notice,” was the comment from Lakes Entrance Action and Development Association (LEADA) president, Bruce Hurley. At 11am on Saturday, Victorian Premier, Daniel Andrews, announced regional Victoria would go into lockdown from 1pm. “Events like the Lakes Entrance Farmers’ Market were in full swing and were getting...
Trading Post closing

Trading Post closing

Rebecca Brown took over the Trading Post six years ago and believes she only got two good years in before there was a downturn. Rebecca thinks the internet has done the most damage to a business such as hers. “There are so many avenues over the internet to sell second hand goods these days, sites like Ebay, Buy Swap and Sell, Facebook etc, made it hard for us,” she said. Relying on not only...
The General is coming

The General is coming

The Lake Tyers Beach community is excited to see the old shop being completely refurbished and are greatly anticipating its opening. New owners, Steve Franklin and Rommel Canoy, are keen to create a café/providore style store, which will bring a little bit of Melbourne to the coast. At the very start of the COVID pandemic they decided to escape the city and were looking for a coastal area to...

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