Tuesday, 19 January 2021
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Upcycle your plastic

Upcycle your plastic

Community members in Lakes Entrance have pitched an idea, as part of the State Government Pick My Project program, to establish a plastic upcycling centre that transforms plastic waste into treasure.The Upcycled Plastics Discovery Centre, auspiced by not-for-profit employment services provider, Workways Australia, is based on the open source program Precious Plastics and aims to educate...
Picnic table viewing

Picnic table viewing

Visitors to Bullock Island will soon be able to watch the fishing fleet come and go through the entrance while sitting down at one of two new picnic tables, built by East Gippsland Specialist School students.Last week contractors were preparing the site to pour concrete slabs to accommodate the new picnic tables that will command uninterrupted views of the entrance and Gippsland Lakes.East...
Seagulls march on

Seagulls march on

It has been a long time coming for Lakes Entrance Football Netball Club, however it now gets an opportunity to end a long-standing senior football premiership drought.The Seagulls advanced to their first East Gippsland football grand final in 15 years with a comfortable 28-point victory over Wy Yung at Bairnsdale City Oval on Saturday.Lakes will take on minor premiers, Stratford, in this...
Helping in drought

Helping in drought

The Lakes Entrance Men’s Shed continues to play a role both locally and more recently in Central New South Wales.At a recent Monday coffee morning, one member spoke of the effect that the current drought was having in an area that he was familiar with, the small community of Barraba, 65 kilometers north of Tamworth.He spoke of the isolation and the mental effect such conditions were having, and...
Spike in arson

Spike in arson

A spike in arson attacks over the past week has damaged East Gippsland Shire Council managed assets in both Lakes Entrance and Bairnsdale.Five deliberately lit fires in six days have impacted on four public toilet blocks in Lakes Entrance and the Port of Bairnsdale jetty.Council’s director operations, Chris Waites, said the night time Lakes Entrance public toilet block fires were at the...
Time to get physical

Time to get physical

The community team behind the pursuit for an outdoor fitness circuit trail in Lakes Entrance are asking the Lakes Entrance community to voice their support behind the project, by voting for it on the Victorianfirst community grants initiative Pick my Project website.PickMyProject voting is now open until September 17 and the community is encouraged to go to the Pick my Project website and vote...

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