Wednesday, 30 September 2020
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Seawall piles near completion

Seawall piles near completion

Installation of screw piles for the boardwalk on the Esplanade between the Lakes Entrance Coast Guard building and Bank Jetty for East Gippsland Shire Council were 90 per cent complete late last week.The screw piles are for the boardwalk as part of the $1.36 million project.Screw piles have also been installed for the platform and ramp going down to the beach.The contractor experienced some...
Calls to promote local business

Calls to promote local business

The need for a positive and optimistic attitude in Lakes Entrance and more government investment in infrastructure and tourism promotion were key themes at a forum hosted on Sunday by Federal Member for Gippsland, Darren Chester.Mr Chester convened the meeting at the request of several local business owners, concerned by the large number of business closures in recent months.It was attended by...
Upcycle your plastic

Upcycle your plastic

Community members in Lakes Entrance have pitched an idea, as part of the State Government Pick My Project program, to establish a plastic upcycling centre that transforms plastic waste into treasure.The Upcycled Plastics Discovery Centre, auspiced by not-for-profit employment services provider, Workways Australia, is based on the open source program Precious Plastics and aims to educate...
Picnic table viewing

Picnic table viewing

Visitors to Bullock Island will soon be able to watch the fishing fleet come and go through the entrance while sitting down at one of two new picnic tables, built by East Gippsland Specialist School students.Last week contractors were preparing the site to pour concrete slabs to accommodate the new picnic tables that will command uninterrupted views of the entrance and Gippsland Lakes.East...
Seagulls march on

Seagulls march on

It has been a long time coming for Lakes Entrance Football Netball Club, however it now gets an opportunity to end a long-standing senior football premiership drought.The Seagulls advanced to their first East Gippsland football grand final in 15 years with a comfortable 28-point victory over Wy Yung at Bairnsdale City Oval on Saturday.Lakes will take on minor premiers, Stratford, in this...
Helping in drought

Helping in drought

The Lakes Entrance Men’s Shed continues to play a role both locally and more recently in Central New South Wales.At a recent Monday coffee morning, one member spoke of the effect that the current drought was having in an area that he was familiar with, the small community of Barraba, 65 kilometers north of Tamworth.He spoke of the isolation and the mental effect such conditions were having, and...

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