Wednesday, 08 April 2020
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Old Slipway given new life

Old Slipway given new life

As Lakes Entrance swells with visitors over the summer there’ll be a new outdoor dining and arts experience available to them at the Old Slipway site.The Slipway Collective was given the go ahead following an expression of interest process undertaken by the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP), Gippsland Ports and East Gippsland Shire Council.“The opportunity for the Lakes...
The end of an era

The end of an era

As a child growing up Barb McMahon always wanted to be a physical education teacher.Coming from a family of 10 children and being third youngest, it was expected she would leave school at 16 and help the family.It is prophetic that after many varied jobs over the years, she ended up working at Lakes Entrance Primary School for almost 30 years as a teacher’s aide and then a library...
Amber the people’s choice

Amber the people’s choice

Kangan Institute automotive refinishing apprentice and Lakes Entrance’s very own, Amber Gabelich, was named the 2019 Victorian Training Awards’ People’s Choice Award for Apprentice of the Year.Presented on September 6 at the Victorian Training Awards gala event, the People’s Choice Award provided the public with an opportunity to have their say on outstanding individuals in individual...
Jump on board

Jump on board

Gold Logie winning actor, author and advocate, Samuel Johnson, is visiting Lakes Entrance tonight as part of a two-year Australian tour to raise money for medical research.As co-founder of Love Your Sister, a charity set up after his late sister Connie’s diagnosis with terminal breast cancer, Johnson has raised more than $10 million towards Connie’s dream of “vanquishing all cancers, now”.As...
Ice cream and a pie

Ice cream and a pie

You can now buy an ice cream at the Metung Bakery, not just the bread and a pie.The bakery now has nine different flavoured ice creams to choose from as the warm weather kicks in.Judging by the line-up at the bakery over the weekend, the ice creams, which come in coffee fudge, mint choc-chip, rum and raisin, vanilla, watermelon, chocolate, honey crunch and strawberry, are proving to be a real...
Lakes funding boost rejected

Lakes funding boost rejected

The Regional Development Minister has offered to do no more than meet existing election commitments in response to calls for an economic stimulus package for Lakes Entrance following the Gippsland Lakes commercial fishing licences buyout.Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, said he had written to the Minister seeking a funding boost for Lakes Entrance that matched, on an appropriate scale, the...

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