Tuesday, 19 January 2021
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Returning to the reserve

Returning to the reserve

A small section of the Lakes Entrance community has had a win. Residents of Bronsdon Street, Grandview Road, Periwinkle Drive and Hardie Street are celebrating East Gippsland Shire’s decision to reinstate a parcel of land in Hardie Street as a reserve. The land – 21 Hardie Street – in February was deemed surplus to council’s existing green spaces and was among seven pieces of land put to...
Panic buying turns to meat

Panic buying turns to meat

Last time stage three COVID-19 restrictions were introduced it was toilet paper that was the panic buyers’ item, this time it is meat. Early last week saw the meat section at supermarkets stripped bare as shoppers stocked up. As part of Melbourne’s stage four lockdown, meat processing factories and abattoirs have seen reductions in the number of staff meaning a slowing in production and...
Plans freshened up

Plans freshened up

Current and future planned works, and more detailed planning around some of the public areas of one of Lakes Entrance’s most recognisable landmarks, have been captured in a refreshed Bullock Island Master Plan. The plan refresh, led by East Gippsland Shire Council and with significant reference group input, will guide the investment into upgrades on the island. The work follows council taking...
Sam celebrating three years at Foodworks

Sam celebrating three years at Foodworks

This Friday marks three years since Sam Singla and his family arrived in Lakes Entrance to take ownership of the Foodworks store. Sam had a computer business before making the decision to immigrate to Australia. “My daughter was coming to Australia to study, plus my wife has many relatives here, so we made the decision to move,” Sam said. “We loved Lakes from the start and felt that Australia...
Face mask making

Face mask making

Willow Collective Boutique has been flat out making cloth face masks since the announcement by the State Government that all Victorians will need to wear them while in public. Owner, Sharen Cameron, started making masks when it became mandatory in Melbourne and has been flat out ever since. “I have been sourcing elastic from everywhere, I am hoping it won’t run out,” she said. “At the moment we...
Huge Tattslotto win

Huge Tattslotto win

A Lakes Entrance man held one of the six division one winning entries nationally in TattsLotto draw 4073, drawn Saturday, August 1, taking home $889,834.33. The prize is the 10th major prize to land in the Gippsland area so far this year, and the third division one win in the region in just two weeks. Sharing his excitement with an official from the Lott on Monday morning, the happy winner...

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