Tuesday, 19 January 2021
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Local generosity

Local generosity

Jenny and Glen Cole, who live on a 175-acre beef farm at Tostaree, have been overwhelmed by the generosity and kindness of Jenny’s work colleagues at Lakes Entrance Woolworths.Unbeknown to Jenny, Lakes Entrance Woolworths team manager, Renate Paxton, front end manager, Deb Jakins, and their team organised lunches on a Wednesday, which is Jenny’s day off, with all proceeds raised going towards...
Cyril still enjoying life 90 years on

Cyril still enjoying life 90 years on

Cyril Hood celebrated his 90th birthday with wife of 61 years, Shirley, and daughter, Susan, at his home on September 30.He also celebrated his 90th birthday at the Lakes Entrance RSL, in the company of a small group of family members – wife, Shirley, daughters, Julie and Susan, Julie’s husband, Rick Jones, niece and nephew, Joan Hood and Len Hood, second cousin, Cheryl Bosch, and her husband,...
Local projects receive boost

Local projects receive boost

Two Lakes Entrance projects secured vital funding through Pick My Project – the Andrews Government’s ground-breaking program that gives locals the power to choose the projects their community needs.Lakes Grain Shed received $196,000 for a community off lead dog park, while Gippsland Lakes Community Health received $177,456 for a fitness trail, which will provide a quality fitness circuit...
Co-operative celebrates 50 years

Co-operative celebrates 50 years

The Lakes Entrance Fishermen’s Cooperative celebrates 50 years since its inception this month.The co-operative was opened by the then Victorian Premier, Sir Henry Bolte, on October 23, 1968.Sir Henry had initially offered a loan to the fishermen to build the co-operative but when the Premier arrived in Lakes Entrance to open the building he was so impressed with what they had done, he turned the...
Lakes Entrance off leash area is given the tick of approval

Lakes Entrance off leash area is given the tick of approval

A proposed dog off leash area in Lakes Entrance was given the tick of approval by East Gippsland Shire Council at its monthly ordinary meeting on October 2.Council officers undertook public consultation via a your say survey to ascertain the community’s preference between two potential sites in Lakes Entrance. The survey resulted in 124 responses with 103 responses in favour of a dog off leash...
Preparing for busy season

Preparing for busy season

Lakes Entrance Surf Life Saving Club members visited the Woodside Beach Surf Life Saving Club for inflatable rescue boat training over the weekend of September 22 and 23.Club members participated in a range of rescue scenarios and training sessions for the upcoming season. They were joined on the water by the State Emergency Service, Gippsland Water Police, Westpac Lifesaver Helicopters and...

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