Tuesday, 27 July 2021
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Finals fight turned on its head

Finals fight turned on its head

Fourth spot is up for grabs heading into the final round of the Bairnsdale Cricket Association “A” grade season following a remarkable turn of events over the weekend.Some results went as expected, while others defied logic, as the top four was turned on its head.The biggest twist came at Nagle where St Mary’s Nagle, which was third heading into the round and could have locked in its finals...
Forming sub committees

Forming sub committees

Lakes Entrance Action and Development Association (LEADA) is having a combined meeting tonight at the Bellevue to form new sub committees after the Lakes Entrance Business and Tourism Association dissolved and Lakes Entrance Events approached LEADA to become a sub-committee earlier this year.“Both groups are important to LEADA and important to this town and more importantly important to each...
Cattle duffing rife

Cattle duffing rife

An increase in livestock being stolen across Gippsland has devastated local farmers.In the latest incident, Ensay North farmer, Chris Commins, had 17 head of cattle swiped in a brazen theft from a property at Driffield in the Latrobe Valley over the weekend.The Angus and Black Baldy cows had been yarded on Friday in readiness for Mr Commins to pick up on Saturday morning.However, upon arriving...
Spring in their step

Spring in their step

The Metung Hot Springs project is set to move forward with construction expected to begin in the next couple of months following the awarding of $1.5 million to the group through the Local Economic Recovery Program.The grant is in addition to $1.5 million the Metung Hot Springs received in November last year through the Tourism Infrastructure Fund.Managing director of the Metung Hot Springs,...
Neil’s exceptional steel craftsmanship

Neil’s exceptional steel craftsmanship

Neil Findley has been in the metal engineering business for more than 30 years and runs his own business in Orbost.On a day-to-day basis, Neil is fixing heavy earth moving equipment and farm machinery.Neil has always been a creator and enjoys making bespoke pieces commissioned by locals.Inspired by the beautiful surroundings of the East Gippsland landscape, the abundance of Australian Animals in...
All set for the show

All set for the show

The Orbost Agricultural Show is still being planned to go ahead on Monday, March 8, at the Newmerella Recreation Reserve, pending COVID-19 restrictions.Although the schedule will look quite different due to the pandemic, it is still set to be the wonderful community event that it is, made safe by the introduction of hand sanitiser stations placed around the site in accordance with the organising...

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