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Is it the last hurrah for carnival?

Is it the last hurrah for carnival?

It is the 10th anniversary of Chants setting up its carnival on the foreshore at Lakes Entrance over the summer holidays, but there is a chance it could be the last. The family-run business, which has entertained thousands of thrill seekers or those who enjoy the calmer side of the carnival for all 10 years has earned the respect of the community for the way its conducts such an event. Les Chant...
15,000 welcome in 2024

15,000 welcome in 2024

Lakes Entrance once again filled with happy visitors and locals on New Year's Eve to enjoy the celebrations with crowds estimated to be much the same as last year. Lakes Entrance Action and Development Events chairperson, Alison Brewer, said the evening was a great success. "The fireworks at 9.30pm and midnight were spectacular and everyone seemed to be happy," she said. "This year we moved some...
Australian Warning System education initiative launched

Australian Warning System education initiative launched

Victorians now have access to a range of education materials to better understand warnings for bushfires, floods, storms and extreme heat.  The Australian Warning System education initiative launched last week at Toorloo Arm Primary School and includes information on different hazard icons, warning levels and action statements to help the community understand what they need to do to stay...
A “Blooming Good” gift

A “Blooming Good” gift

Money is not supposed to grow on trees but Lakes Entrance Garden Club seems to have found a way to turn horticultural enthusiasm into serious financial support for the local CFA fire brigade. Volunteer firefighter John Upton was invited to talk to club members about fire safety and getting prepared for the upcoming summer fire season. He was delighted and surprised to be presented with a...
Delivering on rescue response

Delivering on rescue response

Lakes Entrance Fire Brigade last Thursday celebrated the official handover of its new rescue truck which will boost the members' response to road crash rescue incidents. Member for Eastern Victoria, Tom McIntosh, joined District 11 assistant chief fire officer, Daryll Hunter, Lakes Entrance Fire Brigade captain, Philip Loukes, and brigade members for the handover. Mr Loukes said the Lakes...
Rain, rain and more rain

Rain, rain and more rain

Last Wednesday and Thursday proved to be very busy days for the local SES with 15 jobs needing to be attended to as heavy rains fell in Lakes Entrance and Bruthen districts, meanwhile heavy rain continued across the weekend to make life on the roads difficult for drivers and emergency services. "Most of the call outs were in the Lakes Entrance town, but we also attended some at Toorloo Arm,...

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