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Quilters present first ever life membership

Quilters present first ever life membership

Riviera Quilters held its annual general meeting on Saturday, August 3.A cheque presentation, honorary membership presentation and a guest speaker from Victoria Quilters ensured the event was full of interest.“We had a busy day with the presentation to two of our foundation members of a life membership and an honorary membership,” quilters’ president, Jen Lawrence, said.“Lois Davies was...
Marlo creates history at Mount Buller

Marlo creates history at Mount Buller

Marlo Primary School created a little history with a first ever cross-country (XC) ski team participating in the Victorian Interschools at Mount Buller on Monday, August 5.The little-known team, which comprised of Damika Morton and brothers, Josh and Tobie Gardner, presented some stunning results in the X-C Classic and relay races in division four, which was four grade five and six...
A vision for Hope

A vision for Hope

Life without hope is not a good quality life at all.Thanks to one man and his vision and passion, many will now be able to look forward to hope in their lives again.This month, Inner Wheel Club of Bairnsdale hosted Peter Down, accompanied by wife, Margaret, as their guest speaker. Peter gave an update on the Hope Restart Centre and how it is envisioned it will run once it is completed.Peter’s...
Bairnsdale Show seeking your help

Bairnsdale Show seeking your help

The Bairnsdale and District Agricultural Society committee has been meeting regularly to make plans and format the Bairnsdale Show ready for Saturday, November 9.This year the event is celebrating 140 years - a great achievement from all the past, dedicated committee members, stewards, and volunteers throughout the years.Show day will once again be a fun-filled day for all to enjoy. Save the...
Students transforming at Swanny

Students transforming at Swanny

Swan Reach Primary School is gradually transforming its grounds.Parent helper, Kim Sceney, is working tirelessly to create sensory, functional spaces throughout the school.To coincide with the Stephanie Alexander program, Kim has been working with the senior students who have been learning about propagation and from this have successfully seen everything from succulents to herbs and capsicum to...
Police cracking down on hunters

Police cracking down on hunters

East Gippsland police are setting their sights on illegal hunters and are determined to get them out of the bush.For the past two weekends, police have been running operations in far East Gippsland focusing on those who recklessly flout the law in the name of hunting.“We have some real cowboys out there not playing by the rules,” Inspector Mark Edwards said.Operation Munaji 4 has involved police...

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