Thursday, 21 February 2019
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Shooting to thrill

Shooting to thrill

Three-on-three (CLB3X3) basketball is coming back to Lakes Entrance with three days of half court action right on the Esplanade from March 1-3.The event will mix basketball action, including the ever-popular three-point shootout, with food trucks, music, pop up shops and more.CLB3X3 general manager, Matt Hollard, says he is looking forward to seeing the local community come together.“I’m really...
Scuba club cleaning up

Scuba club cleaning up

Bairnsdale Scuba Club is leading this year’s Clean Up Australia Day charge, working in partnership with East Gippsland Shire Council and Gippsland Ports to collect rubbish from around the public jetties in Lakes Entrance.The dive clean-up will be held on Sunday, February 24, a week ahead of the official Clean Up Australia Day due to a preplanned club trip.Mayor, Cr Natalie O’Connell, said it was...
Construction begins on toilets

Construction begins on toilets

Construction has commenced on a new accessible toilet block at the popular Apex Park playground in Lakes Entrance.The works includes a two-cubicle accessible toilet with additional junior pans in each cubicle for young users. The project is aiming for completion by the end of February, just in time for the busy long weekend in March.Mayor Cr Natalie O’Connell said the new accessible toilets will...
Shire investigates Palmers options

Shire investigates Palmers options

Over the next six months East Gippsland Shire, via an external consultant, will investigate potential options to redevelop its site at 55 Palmers Road, Lakes Entrance, in a bid to secure a better economic benefit from the property many believe is one of the best properties in the township.A petition, developed by concerned local resident, Jamie Savory, was presented to council in December 2018,...
Operation MIRUM

Operation MIRUM

An operation conducted by local police, involving members from Orbost and Bairnsdale Highway Patrol units in and around Lakes Entrance over two nights, detected 22 drivers breaking the law.Operation MIRUM was carried out on Thursday and Friday of last week and resulted in some drivers accumulating more than one ticket.Targetting impaired drivers – those under the influence of alcohol or drugs...
Off-leash area confusion

Off-leash area confusion

Since East Gippsland Shire Council declared 43 Palmers Road the site for a new ‘off the leash dog area’ in Lakes Entrance, some locals are concerned council has not been clear in identifying the area and establishing infrastructure.Many residents are pleased that such an area has been created, but some have had trouble finding the exact location, despite signage at the site that abuts the Lakes...

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