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COVID fragments found

COVID fragments found

While there are currently no COVID-19 cases detected in the East Gippsland region, positive viral fragments were detected in local wastewater in the Lakes Entrance area.  The positive sample was taken between August 8 and 11. As a result, Gippsland Regional Public Health Unit (GRPHU) on Friday asked the community to be vigilant and get tested if experiencing any symptoms, however minor. The...
Music cut off

Music cut off

Yet another business has reached the end of an era in Lakes Entrance with Loud Music preparing to close its doors.  Proprietor, Andrew (Surf) Stuivenberg, has owned the store for the past twelve years. “I worked for Ken Porter for two years, then he decided to offload it so I bought the business,” Andrew said. Andrew had been a photographer prior and claims technology has now put him out of...
COVID detected in Lakes Entrance wastewater

COVID detected in Lakes Entrance wastewater

While no positive COVID cases have detected in East Gippsland, positive viral fragments have been detected in local wastewater in the Lakes Entrance area. The positive sample was taken between August 8-11. Authorities  are asking the community to be vigilant and get tested if experiencing any symptoms (however minor), along with those who have visited an exposure site. The Gippsland Region...
The pauper’s highway

The pauper’s highway

Peter Camilleri has been having sleepless nights lately and decided to write to the Lakes Post to try and warn the community of the dangers of the Princes Highway. “Recently I’ve been banging on about the trees overhanging the Princes Highway from Lakes Entrance through to Tostaree and my concern is that sooner or later someone will be leaving,” Peter said. “So I decided to get on the...
Lockdown shattering

Lockdown shattering

Every time there is a lockdown in Victoria, certain businesses has suffered more than others with no alternative way to trade. Hairdressing and beauty salons are at the top of this list and were relieved to hear that regional Victoria could once again open up from midnight on Monday. Mathew Evans has run his business, Mat’s Hair Factory, in Lakes Entrance for the past five years and has borne...
Long day in lockdown

Long day in lockdown

Karen Dettering, owner of Stitches n Things in Lakes Entrance, prepares and looks forward to the Australian Sheep and Wool Show in Bendigo every year. “I do possibly one show a month over a five-month period, but this one is by far the biggest and takes a lot of preparation,” Karen said. “My stall is known for coming up with something new to present each year and that can put added pressure in...

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