Saturday, 23 October 2021
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Rally cars sprint in

Rally cars sprint in

The 2021 Snowy River Sprint will see the biggest field in the event’s history with more than 65 classic and modern rally cars from all around the country taking on the Buchan-Orbost Road. And the cars, drivers and crews will be in Lakes Entrance at the Central Hotel this Friday. Australian Tarmac Rally took over ownership of the Snowy River Sprint in May 2020 and under the new ownership, this...
New approach to policing

New approach to policing

Lakes Entrance Police are determined to connect more with community in a bid to work collaboratively with the public in solving and averting crimes. A new initiative called ‘CommConnect’ is about getting back to basics in policing and engaging with the community. The new community engagement strategy has been instigated at the behest of the Chief Commissioner of Police who believes that better...
Funkey fundraiser

Funkey fundraiser

Erik and Mal Monteith who own Lakes Entrance café – Funkey Monkey – knew something wasn’t quite right shortly after their third son, Arlo, was born. Mrs Monteith noticed that Arlo, aka ‘George’ couldn’t sit at eight months old and “was in pain”. As time went on she also noticed expressive language delay. Trying to get answers, Mrs Monteith saw “many different medical professionals” but was...
Businesses get networking

Businesses get networking

Lakes Entrance Action Development Association’s (LEADA) Business, Tourism and Events committee is getting the ball rolling with promoting the town. The group last Wednesday held a networking night at the Central Hotel, with more than 50 businesses attending, including a range from hospitality, accommodation, tourism operators and trades. Committee member, Matt O’Donnell, of Albert & Co, said...
Donuts hit the mark

Donuts hit the mark

Big Bear’s Donuts in Lakes Entrance has just been named ‘Australia’s Best Regional Doughnut’ by the team behind Empty Esky. Owner of Big Bear’s Donuts, Ewan Fotheringham, couldn’t be happier with the award, which is sweet recognition for the hard slog he’s put into establishing the business. “I’m humbled,” he told the Post.  “I’ve had amazing local support and it’s great to have the...
CATCH the kids at Lakes Secondary College

CATCH the kids at Lakes Secondary College

At the start of term two, following a long wait, several delays and a pandemic, Lakes Entrance Secondary College was proud to announce the launch of its year nine program, CATCH. This is an off-campus term for all year nine students, hosted at the TAFE Gippsland facility on Bullock Island, Seamec, in conjunction with the Gippsland Local Learning Network, headed up by Tony Paganella. The...

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