Sunday, 25 July 2021
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Metung market strong

Metung market strong

A Metung house that the ‘For Sale’ sign went up out the front one day was sold the very next in a sign that the market in the popular waterfront haven is booming.The house, located at 15 Stirling Road, just opposite Howitt Street, and a stone’s throw to the Metung Hotel, was snapped up by a local buyer for $525,000.Selling agent, Richard Byrne, of King & Heath Real Estate in Metung,...
A top 10 town

A top 10 town

Lakes Entrance is among the top 10 towns in Australia.That’s according to data from travel and accommodation website, Wotif who last week announced their Aussie Town of the Year Awards for 2021, with Lakes Entrance coming in at number five – one of two Victorian towns alongside Great Ocean Road hamlet, Apollo Bay, at number three.✩ TOP 10 1. Cairns, Queensland; 2. Pokolbin, New South Wales; 3....
Stories of Influence is back... whispering truth

Stories of Influence is back... whispering truth

Word is out. Stories of Influence is back over the March long weekend and is a meeting place for storytellers, listeners and thinkers.The Stories of Influence event will be held from March 6-8 at Lake Tyers Beach Hall, Oneonta and the Waterwheel Tavern.Grattan Mullett shares his journey of learning and culture. Rachael Lucas, ABC journalist, not only brokers the stories, but speaks of her...
Forming sub committees

Forming sub committees

Lakes Entrance Action and Development Association (LEADA) is having a combined meeting tonight at the Bellevue to form new sub committees after the Lakes Entrance Business and Tourism Association dissolved and Lakes Entrance Events approached LEADA to become a sub-committee earlier this year.“Both groups are important to LEADA and important to this town and more importantly important to each...
Lockdown angst

Lockdown angst

Owner of the Metung Hotel, David Strange, has taken a swipe at Premier Dan Andrews’ lockdown on regional Victoria, saying it is unnecessary.Mr Strange said it was disappointing to have to inform his 43 staff last week that the hotel would be closing for five days.“They have bills to pay, it’s hurting them,” Mr Strange told the Lakes Post.In a tweet Mr Strange put out on Sunday he implored the...
Testing times yet again

Testing times yet again

Anyone who was in Lakes Entrance between January 26 and 28 is being urged to get tested if they display even mild coronavirus symptoms.The Department of Health and Human Services recorded a weak detection of coronavirus fragments in Lakes Entrance’s wastewater on January 28.This could be from someone who has had the virus and is shedding fragments, and therefore not contagious, or it could be...

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