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Police car rammed at Toorloo Arm

Police car rammed at Toorloo Arm

A 30-year-old Nicholson man who ploughed into a police vehicle early on Saturday evening was arrested by police in Eastwood late on Monday afternoon.  The man, a long time resident of the area, was behind the wheel of a stolen G-Wagen, owned by the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP), when it drove out of the Colquhoun State Forest, on the Lakes Entrance-Colquhoun...
Looking ahead with infrastructure projects

Looking ahead with infrastructure projects

Seeds were sown for advocating for the current wave of Lakes Entrance infrastructure projects at a well attended public meeting back in late 2014.   After Lakes Entrance Action and Development Association (LEADA) was reformed it was able to build upon the ideas put forward at this meeting.  The concentration was on projects that the community had identified that would give Lakes...
Fire grant dismay

Fire grant dismay

East Gippsland community leaders have written to the Prime Minister to express disappointment with a bushfire recovery grants program they say is insulting to the local community. East Gippsland Shire Council mayor, Cr Mendy Urie, State Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, and Federal Member for Gippsland, Darren Chester, said the region would be short-changed unless the Prime Minister revised...
On a silver platter

On a silver platter

It’s official – Lakes Entrance is one of Victoria’s most outstanding tourist destinations. The town was awarded a silver medal behind state winner Ballarat at the inaugural  Top Tourism Town Awards  announced  last Wednesday, July 14.   The awards, hosted by the Victoria Tourism Industry Council (VTIC)  at Bendigo Art Gallery, saw the East Gippsland town beat out...
More dog deaths

More dog deaths

The Maffra Knackery has voluntarily recalled raw pet food as investigations continue into a cluster of dog deaths in Gippsland. Product labeled as ‘Backman’s Greyhound Supplies Chopped’ and ‘Maffra Knackery Chopped’ has been recalled by the knackery. Agriculture Victoria and PrimeSafe are continuing an investigation into the cause of severe liver disease which has resulted in the deaths of 14...
SCA Homes a big winner

SCA Homes a big winner

Lakes Entrance construction company, SCA Homes, received top honours at the South East Master Builders Regional Building Awards recently. SCA Homes was named Residential Builder of the Year (South East) for its Lake Tyers Beach project, while also being awarded for Best Custom Home $400,000 - $500,000 for the same Lake Tyers project. The judges found this modern home designed by Lake Tyers Beach...

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