Tuesday, 19 January 2021
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Donations being used well

Donations being used well

Tony Nasrallah, of Bunnings Warehouse Bairnsdale, visited the Lakes Entrance Men’s Shed at Gippsland Lakes Community Health recently to deliver $250 worth of wood and sandpaper.The local blokes who frequent the men’s shed are making good use of the generous donation.“We’re using this wood to make a new table and chairs for the garden,” Lakes Entrance Men’s Shed coordinator, Ian Brown, said.“We...
Local businesses among the best

Local businesses among the best

Following an intense judging period, the finalists in the East Gippsland Business Awards were recognised last Thursday when Bellevue on the Lakes hosted the finalists’ breakfast.And a slew of local businesses are among those chosen by expert judges as among the best in their category following personal visits to all businesses. Norm Neilson Fine Art Photography (Arts and Culture, Customer...
School holidays boost Lakes Entrance

School holidays boost Lakes Entrance

The school holidays have provided a much-needed boost to businesses in Lakes Entrance.Many businesses have reported an increase in foot traffic on the streets and new faces inside their shops.Sunny skies have resulted in people getting out and about and spending across the board.The Funkey Monkey Café reported welcoming “a lot of out of towners” over the long weekend.“It was ridiculously busy,”...
Lakes pharmacy best in the state

Lakes pharmacy best in the state

Lakes Esplanade Guardian Pharmacy was recognised as the Guardian Pharmacy of the year for Victoria and Tasmania at the 2018 Pharmacy Assistant Annual Conference on Saturday, September 8.The award is designed to recognise pharmacies, which demonstrate their commitment to brand standards, customer service standards and professional services and campaigns. Furthermore, developing a positive team...
Bullock Island works progress

Bullock Island works progress

Following a series of community drop-in sessions held on Bullock Island from May to July, the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) and East Gippsland Shire Council developed a revised plan for works to upgrade the south west corner of the island.These works have now been completed and include installation of traffic control and parking signage, clearly defined parking...
Locals spot rare dolphins

Locals spot rare dolphins

A little citizen science has helped identify rarely seen male dolphins in the Gippsland Lakes.Dr Kate Charlton-Robb and her team from the Marine Mammal Foundation (MMF) visit the area every season as part of ongoing research and monitoring of the dolphin population in the Lakes system.“The Gippsland Lakes support a resident population of 63 Burrunan dolphins, but an annual winter influx...

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