Tuesday, 20 August 2019
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Road seal

Road seal

Road safety upgrades are currently underway to seal a 5.4-kilometre section of Scriveners Road from Armstrong Track to Colquhoun Road, near Lakes Entrance.Federal Member for Gippsland, Darren Chester, secured $415,000 when he was Minister for Infrastructure and Transport from the Federal Government’s Black Spot Program, to install guide posts, chevron alignment markers, advanced warning signs,...
Book brings Club Hotel back

Book brings Club Hotel back

Lakes Entrance Historical Society was delighted as Lynette Hallett launched her new book, A New and Commodious House on Saturday.Lynette has written a fascinating history of the Club Hotel, which was the first building people saw as they came down Jemmys Point into Lakes Entrance for more than a century. The landmark hotel was destroyed by fire at Christmas in 2000.The author is related to the...
Leaders preventing violence

Leaders preventing violence

More than 40 local leaders from across East Gippsland met in Lakes Entrance to collaborate on how to prevent violence last Wednesday.The fourth East Gippsland Partnership Forum created the opportunity for partners to come together to develop local collective goals in response to this complex problem.Led by Dr Tracy Castelino, attendees built a shared understanding of prevention of violence,...
High tea encore at the hall

High tea encore at the hall

Following the highly successful ‘High Tea at the Citz’ in 2018, Lakes Entrance Amateur Dramatic Society (LEADS), Lakes Entrance Girl Singers (LEGS), and Lakes Ukes and Voices (LUV) have joined forces again for an encore - ‘High Tea at the Hall’.Last year’s event raised $1000 for drought-affected farmers. This year’s event will be held at the Mechanics Hall on Sunday, September 8, at...
Historic ketch returns

Historic ketch returns

After a great deal of urgent negotiation and interstate communication, the Metung-built historic ketch, Metung, is ready to be restored to its prime.Metung was re-launched at Lakes Entrance on Saturday and will be drydocked for her long-term restoration at Bury’s Slipway in Metung.Metung4Metung committee member, Bill Newcomen, said it was just the start of the journey.“She needs a lot of work....
Bandit caught napping

Bandit caught napping

A Morwell man has been arrested in relation to thefts from boats at Lakes Entrance overnight on Sunday.The 38-year-old male was found asleep on the job by police after a suspicious member of the community notified them.A member of the public noticed a man sleeping in a vehicle in the car park opposite the National Australia Bank on the Esplanade.After being alerted, police went to investigate...

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