Wednesday, 20 January 2021
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Pink Stumps Day

Pink Stumps Day

Bairnsdale Cricket Association’s season restarts this Saturday with “A” grade returning to the field for a vitally important round.The top five teams have separated themselves from the bottom three at the halfway point, however with seven rounds remaining there is still time for change.Reigning premier, Wy Yung, stormed into the Christmas break and now sits six points clear of West Bairnsdale,...
Amazing results

Amazing results

Orbost Secondary College (OSC) and Mallacoota P-12 College are celebrating the success of students after the arrival of Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) scores.At Mallacoota, Dux was awarded to Tom Nation, who achieved an impressive 98.15, putting him in the top 1.85 per cent of students across the state, as well as the school’s highest ever ATAR.The school’s Facebook page stated the...
COVID causes concern

COVID causes concern

A COVID-19 crisis has engulfed Lakes Entrance.The town’s busiest trade season has been thrown into more chaos 12 months on from last year’s bushfires after two COVID-positive people attended numerous venues and businesses over two days on December 29 and 30.The positive cases were travelling through to New South Wales, where they were tested and received their results. They are linked to an...
Delays cause angst

Delays cause angst

Wiseleigh residents, Jane and Mark Oakley, are upset that their plans to rebuild on their 10-acre plot following the bushfires, have been stymied.The couple has lived in Howards Road for 28 years without any problems, until fate intervened in the form of the 2019 bushfires.“The fire went through here, burnt down the gully and took out my workshop, my business and everything, and then went across...
Festival brings all the smiles

Festival brings all the smiles

The Orbost Christmas Eve Festival was a little different than usual, but far more normal than it could have been given most of the state has been locked away from their loved ones for the majority of the year. “The community responded incredibly positively to being able to gather and come together with large beaming smiles and laughter filling Nicholson Street,” festival committee member,...
Thousands converge on Lakes

Thousands converge on Lakes

Lakes Entrance police are expecting large crowds to swarm on the streets and foreshore for tonight’s New Year’s Eve celebrations.While no fireworks are planned, as has been the case for many years, the carnival will be operating and many families are expected to enjoy a picnic celebration on the beach and lawns.Restaurants are also anticipating a big night with most establishments already fully...

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