Sunday, 25 July 2021
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Paddleboats gone, water park coming

Paddleboats gone, water park coming

Lakes Entrance will be home to an exciting new on water tourist attraction later this year, but it comes at the expense of long-time tourist attraction the Lakes Entrance Paddleboats.East Gippsland Shire has announced the Lakes Entrance Aqua Park, an inflatable aqua park which it says will provide on water fun for local families and visitors alike.“The park will be based at 429 Main Beach Walk...
Seagulls come up short

Seagulls come up short

Lakes Entrance’s Bairnsdale Cricket Association “A” grade finals hopes took a huge dent on Saturday.The Seagulls lost to Lindenow South Glenaladale by six wickets, despite a quality batting performance to set up a total of 185.The loss means Lakes is 12 points behind both Orbost and the Blues with three rounds remaining.Lindenow South Glenaladale star, Haydn Erfurth, led his side to victory,...
Beyond the Fire launch

Beyond the Fire launch

Friday night was the launch of Beyond The Fire, a seven-part documentary series being aired on Channel 10, that showcases the real heart of the humanity that came from the 2019/2020 Black Fire campaign.Danielle McAlpine Johnson of Cheeky Mac Productions and writer, director and producer of the series, was inspired when joining Gippsland farmers Clancy and Darcy McAlpine on a convoy of fifteen...
School’s back

School’s back

Schools in the Lakes Entrance area are all pleased to be back to a normal start to the year with no bushfires and hopefully no COVID-19 issues.Toorloo Arm Primary School started very smoothly welcoming 35 new students and their families to the school on the first day.“We also welcomed three new staff members Miss Amber Castleman, Mrs Jaclyn Costigan and Mr Davide Colombo to our teaching team,”...
Op shop dumping mess

Op shop dumping mess

Although opportunity shops in Lakes Entrance are grateful for donations, it is becoming more prevalent for unsuitable articles to be donated.“We are being forced to take up to 50 per cent of donated items to the tip,” Jan Hayes, who is manager at St Brendan’s Op Shop, said.During COVID-19 restrictions the shop was closed and signs put up asking people not to leave any donations at the site, but...
Dire need of upgrade

Dire need of upgrade

Member for East Gippsland, Tim Bull, accompanied Victorian Opposition Leader, Michael O’Brien, on a tour of East Gippsland last Thursday, which included two stops in Lakes Entrance.First stop was the Lakes Entrance Fishermen’s Co-Operative on Bullock Island where Mr Bull explained the dire need for the upgrade of the unloading facilities.Mr Bull pointed out the disrepair of the jetties,...

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