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COVID exposure sites

COVID exposure sites

As of Monday there are currently five active COVID-19 case in East Gippsland with one Tier 1 public exposure site - Paynesville Wine Bar, Tuesday, October 12, and Wednesday, October 13, 3.30-5.30pm. If you have visited the wine bar during these times you must get tested and isolate for 14 days.
Lexie the hero

Lexie the hero

Lexie, a young Dobermann, with less than six month’s tracking experience, has managed to locate a lost German Shepherd in dense bushland near Toorloo Arm. The odds were stacked against Lexie, as the scent was 24 hours old, the terrain difficult and the area large. Hera the German Shepherd went missing on Tuesday morning, September 28, having only moved to the Toorloo Arm property with her...
Big Bear’s big win

Big Bear’s big win

Big Bear’s Donuts have come out on top in the new Business Agility Award section of the annual Gippsland Business Awards.“For 23 years the Gippsland Business Awards have been celebrating the achievements of Gippsland business and are the pinnacle in our region, providing a unique opportunity to showcase the successful endeavours of Gippsland business,” awards Chair Graeme Sennett...
Dangerous barriers

Dangerous barriers

On the morning of August 22, Linda Richardson was riding her bike along the esplanade shared footpath opposite Fish a Fare heading east. She saw a couple of families on the pathway with bikes, scooters and some walking, so decided it was easier to go out around them and come back onto the walkway further down. “I was travelling at a shared pathway speed,” Linda said.“As I left the pathway via...
COVID fragments found in wastewater

COVID fragments found in wastewater

COVID-19 fragments have been found in wastewater in Bairnsdale on Monday, October 4. While there has not been a confirmed positive case in East Gippsland, residents are urged to be vigilant and get tested if they have any symptoms.
Gwenda Roberts turns 100

Gwenda Roberts turns 100

Although having left the town some time ago, many relatives and older members of the community will be pleased to hear of Gwenda Roberts (nee Dummett) turning 100 years of age last Friday, October 1. Gwenda’s first visit to the area was with her parents at the age of six weeks. “My parents had honeymooned at Toorloo Guest House, Lake Tyers, in November 1920 and returned for a holiday the next...

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