Thursday, 06 August 2020
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Still waiting for bushfire clean up

Still waiting for bushfire clean up

Vaughan Hibbs and Karren Scott are anxious to get on with their lives after fire engulfed their home on their Wairewa property in the final days of 2019.The couple had left their 33-acre property on December 30 and headed to Karren’s mother’s home in Eagle Point.They took their dog, Cooper, but left behind Pumpkin, the ginger cat, six chooks, 20 sheep and a ram.“We were really naïve,” Karren...
Easter tickets issued

Easter tickets issued

Lakes Entrance police were kept busy over the Easter long weekend ensuring people complied with COVID-19 restrictions.While the town itself was extremely quiet, police said there had been a lot of noncompliance with people oblivious to, or disregarding, the rules that banned travelling around to friend’s places.While the majority of locals were deemed to have been doing the right thing, there is...
All set for school at home

All set for school at home

As of today, Victorian students in all schools will be moving to remote and flexible learning.This means Lakes Entrance school children will be learning from home and teachers will be conducting classes online.The State Government has guaranteed if any student does not have access to a computer or device at home, they will have one loaned to them. They will also provide internet access to...
Garth family raises funds

Garth family raises funds

At 15 months of age, Zoe Garth was diagnosed with Wilms Tumor, a type of childhood cancer that affects blood pressure. Her mother, Lesley, had felt a lump near her stomach.Zoe was rushed to the Royal Children’s Hospital where she stayed for six months. Her parents, Lesley and David, travelled back and forth from Lakes Entrance to Melbourne while also expecting their second child.Zoe survived...
End of an era

End of an era

More than 150 years of Lakes Entrance history came to and end last Tuesday – the commercial lake fisherman pulled in their nets for the final time.The State Government licence buyout of the final 10 licence holders has taken place, those licence holders now reluctantly saying goodbye to an industry that has been in their blood for many a year.Arthur Allen’s family has been fishing the Lakes...
Pushing ahead

Pushing ahead

Lakes Entrance Fishing Co-Operative (LEFCOL) is still looking to the future and working at full strength to get through the difficult times of COVID-19.“Obviously the market is quiet with wholesale sales down, but they are still ticking over,” LEFCOL general manager, Brad Duncan, said.Seafood is a valuable food source and at times like these it is crucial to keep the supply going.With the...

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