Saturday, 15 June 2024
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Sea to plate dining a catch

Sea to plate dining a catch

Bullock Island's new café will add to the charm of the Gippsland Lakes and draw new visitors to the area, according to the State Government. Minister for Regional Development, Gayle Tierney, last week joined representatives from the Lakes Entrance Fishermen Limited (LEFL) at the brand new café at Lakes Entrance, offering spectacular water views as diners enjoy their locally sourced meal....
Brother and sister reunite

Brother and sister reunite

Shirley Halliday turns 98 today, but had a lovely early birthday present with the arrival of her 100-year-old brother, Ted Flower, who visited her last week in Lakes Entrance. Ted, who lives in Newcastle, made the long trip down by car with his son driving the 840 kilometres. It had been six years since the siblings had seen each other, although they do keep in touch on the telephone. Both...
Thriving rainforest

Thriving rainforest

Local man John Burns has worked tirelessly for 30 years to restore and see the Kalimna Rainforest Gully be restored and thrive. Many people are familiar with the Kalimna Loop walking track and the rainforest gully it passes along the way. Not so many, however, are familiar with the gully’s interesting history. In 1974, Dr David Cameron, botanist, documented the gully as ‘a site of special...
Beach netball another goal

Beach netball another goal

Lakes Entrance Main Beach provided the perfect backdrop for 15 teams to contest the annual Lakes Entrance Netball Association (LENA) Beach Netball competition last Saturday. Teams travelled from as far afield as Melbourne to compete, families taking the opportunity to spend some quality time in the Gippsland Lakes region. Many were returning teams who have been supporting the competition for...
 As fresh as it comes

As fresh as it comes

It has been four years in the making and there are still a lot of exciting developments to come, but Off the Wharf Café is open and has been busy since day one. Manager Khon Kyriakou explained that although they probably weren't meant to open as yet, they felt they had to grab the Christmas trade. "We got a Certificate of Occupancy for the café and fenced off the rest of the area which will be...
Scoring at Main Beach

Scoring at Main Beach

The fun doesn't stop in Lakes Entrance and when beach netball returns to Main Beach this Saturday for its ninth edition, you can expect smiles galore. Beach netball has continued to push forward and with no hurdles in the way and this year organisers are expecting strong representation from players and teams across the region. Lakes Entrance Netball Association (LENA), with the support of...

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