Thursday, 06 August 2020
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Fisherman have win in battle with CGG

Fisherman have win in battle with CGG

Lakes Entrance fisherman will be compensated for their loss of catch attributed to seismic testing in a number of catch zones. French testing company, CGG, who finished its testing across five zones totalling more than 13,000 square kilometres last Monday, has been forced to use an independent party to redesign and simplify its compensation scheme after it was found, following investigation from...
School’s back and in full swing

School’s back and in full swing

Term three has arrived at Lakes Entrance Secondary College. “It may not be as completely free of doubt and anxiety around the virus as we had hoped, but we are back in full swing,” assistant principal, Barb Hadlow, said. “Our students have returned to a new term of learning, and, although we are still very conscientious about all of the measures we are using to keep the virus at bay -...
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....

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