Saturday, 23 October 2021
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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...
End of an Era nominated

End of an Era nominated

The Victorian Community History Awards are presented by the Public Record Office Victoria and the Royal Historical Society of Victoria to recognise the work of individuals and organisations that preserve and share Victoria’s history.  The shortlist of publications and projects in contention for the 2021 awards has been announced with three of the shortlisted works about Gippsland...
Metung real estate market still on fire

Metung real estate market still on fire

The Metung property market continues to demonstrate its popularity with an iconic beach house being snapped up less than 48 hours after it was listed for $690,000. Known as the ‘butterfly house’, the property in Stirling Road exudes Retro style and has serious street appeal. It’s believed to have been built in the 70s and sold in 1985 to the current owner, who still resides at the property, for...
Peter bids farewell

Peter bids farewell

Well-known nursery man, Peter Coulson, worked his last day at Lakes Timber and Building Supplies last Thursday and now looks forward to a happy and long retirement. Peter has been the engine behind expanding the store’s nursery supplies over the past four years, having previously worked at Dahlsens Lakes Entrance until its closure. He has always been accessible and willing to share his plant...

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