Sunday, 20 September 2020
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Tuck in at mini mart

Tuck in at mini mart

The Waterwheel Tavern has been closed for the past 23 weeks, so there was much celebration when it reopened last Thursday, albeit with a very different concept. The tavern had been hoping to open earlier, but with the restrictions on how they could trade it just was not viable. So it is now The Lake Tyers Mini Mart and is stocked with fresh produce. Residents of Lake Tyers Beach and Lakes...
Conran will be ready

Conran will be ready

Cape Conran Coastal Park will be “visitor-ready” soon under the State Government’s bushfire recovery plan announced at the weekend. The government’s new blueprint for fire-affected regions was unveiled on Sunday with $7.15 million of the $110m plan being allocated to infrastructure at Cape Conran.  While the finer details of the funding are yet to be disclosed, the funding announced...
Aged care excellence

Aged care excellence

Waratah Lodge has been nominated for a Victorian Regional Achievement and Community Award in the excellence in aged care category. The Lodge, which has recently become famous for its ‘Words of Wisdom’ featured on social media and in this newspaper, is a 17-bed high-level aged care facility within Orbost Regional Health.  The health service is a multipurpose service that aims to meet the...
Luckes blast false rumors

Luckes blast false rumors

Luckes Fresh Food Market in Bairnsdale is still trading despite false rumours to the contrary and misinformation circulating on social media concerning the business. A malicious Facebook post, which has since been removed, claimed Luckes staff members had been required to self-isolate after undergoing mandatory COVID-19 tests. However, Cathy Lucke told the Advertiser the social media...
What’s you view?

What’s you view?

The Lakes Entrance community can now have its say on the design concepts and development of the Jemmys Point Lookout experience off Lookout Road. Plans for stage two of the project are very conceptual and now is the ideal time for the community to share their thoughts on this East Gippsland Shire Council-led project. Council’s general manager assets and environment, Fiona Weigall, said...
Metung’s land of broken dreams

Metung’s land of broken dreams

Like many people from the Mornington Peninsula, Jim Ford chanced upon Metung and decided it might be a nice place to retire.Taken by the relaxed lifestyle and its en- chanting village atmosphere, Mr Ford bought his parcel of land at The Beaches in Kings Cove in 2019.Overlooking the lakes, near the new marina, it’s a tranquil setting with breathtaking views across the water.With an endorsed...

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