Tuesday, 19 January 2021
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Connor succeeds in Aussie championship

Connor succeeds in Aussie championship

At just eight years of age, Lakes Entrance young gun, Connor Guillot, recently represented Victoria in the Australian Junior Motocross Championship in Penguin, Tasmania.It takes nerves of steel, concentration and stamina to race a motorbike against other competitors, but to do it at just eight years of age also takes something very special.Connor finished 13th overall, with his best result of a...
Float project ready for launch

Float project ready for launch

The Float project at Lake Tyers Beach is inviting the world to its launch at Fisherman’s Landing Jetty, Mill Point Road, at 3pm on Saturday, December 1.After three years of hard yakka, the Float vessel is ready for visiting. Float has built a floating art studio (with accommodation for one) that will become an iconic destination for artists from around the world.The vessel offers workspace and...
Paddle boats floating away?

Paddle boats floating away?

The iconic paddle boats at the end of the footbridge in Lakes Entrance were packed up last Tuesday, leaving townspeople and tourists looking for answers. Lakes Entrance Paddle Boats and Catamaran Hire proprietor, Noel Manning, who has operated the business for 37 years, said he was very distressed over the episode. He was reluctant to share the finer details of why he had removed most of his...
Building ties on Remembrance Day

Building ties on Remembrance Day

New Menin Gate lions are now a permanent fixture on the plinths in front of the Menin Gate Memorial, as the Australian Government’s gift to the city of Ieper (Ypres), Belgium, was unveiled on Remembrance Day. The Minister for Veterans’ Affairs and Member for Gippsland, Darren Chester, said Australia and the city of Ieper, which was accepting the gift on behalf of the Belgian people, have a...
Metung Village shops destroyed

Metung Village shops destroyed

Four Metung Village businesses were destroyed on Tuesday, November 6, as firefighters battled for four and a half hours to contain a fire that started at around 5.30pm as the result of an electrical fault. Incident controller, Johnsonville Fire Brigade captain, Chris Seymour, told the Post around 70 to 80 emergency service personnel, including fire fighters, police and ambulance, were in...
United Focus

United Focus

Federal Member for Gippsland and Lakes Entrance local, Darren Chester, has paid tribute to outgoing East Gippsland Shire mayor, Cr Joe Rettino, and called on the community to unite to focus on the economic and social challenges facing towns such as Lakes Entrance. Mr Chester this week met with Cr Rettino and representatives from several Lakes Entrance community and sporting groups to discuss...

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