Saturday, 22 February 2020
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$60,000 raised in eye opening ride

$60,000 raised in eye opening ride

Fifty riders who pedalled more than 350 kilometres in East Gippsland earlier this year have raised $60,000 to support the Centre for Eye Research Australiaʼs (CERA) sight-saving work.Over 26 years, 1300 riders have collectively pedalled more than 40,000 kilometres within the 201V3 Lions District to raise more than $1.2 million to support research to find new treatments to save sight and prevent...
Buy a poppy

Buy a poppy

Bairnsdale RSL Sub-Branch calls on local residents to purchase a Poppy this November.The 2019 Poppy Appeal has begun, and the Bairnsdale Sub-Branch needs your help to raise much-needed funds to support our veterans.Bairnsdale Sub-Branch president, Allan Pappin, is calling on the local community to support this year’s Poppy Appeal.“From November 1, our volunteers will be selling the much-loved...
Watchful eye over Cup weekend

Watchful eye over Cup weekend

A state-wide police operation will be conducted over the Melbourne Cup long weekend, including in East Gippsland.Operation Furlong will see police out in force for traffic operations which will run from Friday, November 1, to Tuesday, November 5.Over the five days all available personnel from local road policing units, general duties and other regional resources will be actively involved in the...
Graffiti a growing concern

Graffiti a growing concern

Bairnsdale police are orchestrating a sustained campaign against ongoing graffiti vandalism.In recent weeks graffiti has appeared on walls and businesses throughout the central business district, particularly around Nicholson Street.K-Mart is one of the businesses to have fallen victim to the attacks.A number of police are actively investigating the graffiti around the area and a 15-year-old...
Blake will leave a tremendous legacy

Blake will leave a tremendous legacy

Around 40 people gathered in the garden area of Swifts Creekʼs Albion Hotel to honour the extraordinary achievement of resident, Blake Hollonds, last month.Seventy years ago, on return from active service after World War II, Blake determined to assist the widows and children of those who did not come home. Joining Legacy on July 16, 1949, he became one of the founding members of the East...
Open gardens this weekend

Open gardens this weekend

Bairnsdale Secondary College Chaplaincyʼs committee open gardens days take place this weekend from 10am to 4pm on both Saturday and Sunday.Camellia Hill, at 19 Lorimer Drive, Eastwood, is a semi-formal, park-like garden situated on a sloping block, which has beautiful views to the Mitchell River Backwater and appears as a continuation of the adjoining Tulaba’s Track Reserve.Established in 2016,...

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