Thursday, 25 April 2019
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Empty shops a worrying trend

Empty shops a worrying trend

Many local business owners and residents are worried with the concerning trend of empty shops in Lakes Entrance, which totalled 19 earlier this month.Now, the Shell Service Station on Marine Parade is also closing, joining other business like Bella Vita Jewellers that are shutting their doors. This is a great disappointment to many service station customers, particularly the elderly who enjoyed...
Chester welcomes election

Chester welcomes election

Federal Member for Gippsland, Darren Chester, has welcomed the recent announcement of a May 18 Federal election and says he’s taking nothing for granted.Mr Chester, who has represented Gippsland in Federal Parliament since 2008, said he would be running a positive campaign focused on his record of delivering infrastructure and service improvements across the region.“It is a great honour and an...
Insight welcome at town meeting

Insight welcome at town meeting

Lakes Entrance Action and Development Association (LEADA) has called a town meeting for May 2 at 7pm at the Mechanics Hall to allow community members to have their say on what their priorities are for future improvements to Lakes Entrance.“It is time that we hear the views from the community and hear from authorities what actions they have planned for Lakes Entrance,” LEADA president, Bruce...
Bustling Easter weekend

Bustling Easter weekend

The Lions Club of Metung has a proud history of providing a luncheon feast on Easter Sunday, and April 21, starting at 11.30am, on Metung’s Village Green, it will be no different, as part of a busy Easter long weekend around the region.The Metung Seafood Festival lunches comprise local fish, prawns, oysters, calamari and scallops served with chips and coleslaw.Fish plates comprises flake,...
Less people wetting a line

Less people wetting a line

Reports show the Andrews Government’s Target One Million program just isn’t working, according to Nationals Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull.Instead of moving towards one million people fishing by 2020, Mr Bull, who is also Shadow Minister for Fishing and Boating, says the number of recreational fishers has decreased by 35,520 since Target One Million launched in 2015.Figures from the...
Sword season is underway

Sword season is underway

Lakes Entrance’s swordfish season has started with a bang.The first was caught by angler, Luke Van Der Peet, who landed an impressive 179-kilogram catch aboard Far Out Charters Lakes Entrance.Far Out Charters owner, Tony Kemna, said swordfish have been hanging around for a while now, “but when you travel 100 kilometres out to sea the weather plays a big part in going out or staying home and on...

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