Sunday, 17 January 2021
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Local News

Speed it up

Speed it up

Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, is calling for calm in the Orbost and Marlo areas following news of a potential COVID-19 outbreak earlier this week, but is also urging government departments to act more swiftly to alert local residents of the danger. Mr Bull said as of noon today, a number of businesses in which the 25-year-old infected Melbourne resident attended during her visit over the...
Real estate market making waves

Real estate market making waves

The housing market in Lakes Entrance and surrounding areas is in demand with agents finding it challenging to get enough listings. Real estate agents in Lakes Entrance say Melbourne residents are looking to relocate. Renee Shine, a sales consultant from LJ Hooker, reported enquiries have now started to slow down as Melbourne faces lockdown, but before that they had been very busy. “There was a...
COVID crisis

COVID crisis

A COVID-19 infected person has put an entire community at risk of capturing the rapidly transmitted disease. The Melbourne resident and her partner are believed to have avoided Melbourne's strict city lockdown, travelling to Orbost and Marlo via Lakes Entrance and Bairnsdale, stopping at a number of local venues and businesses. The person is believed to have been tested for the virus and should...
Streetscape appears a winner

Streetscape appears a winner

Many Lakes Entrance businesses have spoken positively about the quality and speed of construction by the crew employed by Regional Roads Victoria to upgrade the footpaths and parking in Lakes Entrance. Businesses have been impressed by the consideration they have given to minimise disruption and customer access. Alison Murphy, from the Central Hotel, is very happy with the look of the new path....
Bushland a school threat

Bushland a school threat

The Metung Bushland Reserve in Stirling Road has been described as a fire danger and potential threat to the local school community. The Lakes Post has been told that overtures have been made to the responsible management authority to have it cleaned up but so far nothing has been done. “It’s the biggest fire danger in Metung, but there’s been a reluctance by those who manage it to clear the...
Juniors get the go-ahead

Juniors get the go-ahead

Following a meeting with the East Gippsland Junior Football Association (EGJFA) club presidents the league commission last week, it was voted to proceed with the EGJFA season for 2020, but with some significant changes due to protocols and guidelines set by AFL Victoria. It has been decided that there will be seven rounds and no finals, due to limitations on crowd numbers, there will be no...

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