Saturday, 15 December 2018
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Support service for new mothers

Support service for new mothers

Gippsland Lakes Community Health (GLCH) has received almost $5000 as part of the 2018 Freemasons Community Grants program.The grant was awarded to fund the development and provision of a new community program called Active Mums n Happy Bubs, which aims to bring together new mums who want to meet other new mums and want to restore their fitness, or commence a new fitness journey.“The aim of this...
Seeking platform funding

Seeking platform funding

Member for Gippsland, Darren Chester, is working to secure the money needed to build an iconic viewing platform at Jemmys Point.Mr Chester has written to the responsible federal and state ministers requesting any surplus funds from the $50 million Princes Highway safety upgrade be used to construct the viewing platform as a road safety initiative.“Getting travellers to take regular breaks during...
Jake shines at national titles

Jake shines at national titles

The School Sport Australia National Track and Field Championships were held at Lakeside Stadium from November 23 to 27.Grade six St Brendan’s Primary School student, Jake Perrett, competed in his third and final year of Primary School Nationals with great success.Jake was honoured to be announced as co-captain of the Victorian team and gave the Athletes Oath at the Opening Ceremony.Jake competed...
Metung Bakery poised to re-open

Metung Bakery poised to re-open

The Metung Bakery is hoping to re-open its doors in a couple of weeks following a devastating fire, which wiped out several shops in the village.The bakery has relocated across the road to a larger vacant building and is ready to open dependent upon the power company, AusNet, upgrading power supply to the premises.Ray Weinzierl, who owns the shops destroyed by fire as well as the building which...
Memons call East Gippsland home

Memons call East Gippsland home

The new owners of the Swan Reach Service Station – Raf and Sadaf Memon – are delighted to now call East Gippsland home.The couple, originally from Karachi in Pakistan, moved to Swan Reach in July after purchasing the business.The couple has four children who are attending local schools – Umais, 13, Rafay, 11, Ryan, 8, and Jenna, 5.“We love it here and so do the children,” Mrs Memon said.“And...
Shopping success

Shopping success

The first late night shopping event in Lakes Entrance last Thursday, which saw retailers open their doors to shoppers until 9pm, has been deemed a huge success.Local residents got behind the initiative, and it was evident as there was a positive vibe throughout the town.Some shops put on food and drinks, adding to the festive atmosphere.Dare Clothing owner, Joanne Reggardo, was pleased with how...

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