Tuesday, 21 May 2024
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Egg-stravagant in the East

Egg-stravagant in the East

The East is the place to be this Easter long weekend. Easter in Marlo is synonymous with visitors flocking to the area for fishing or a quiet weekend away with loved ones. The anticipated weather forecast looks like an absolute pearler with showers not likely to dampen any Easter festivities until Monday. If you don't have any luck reeling in a feed of fish for Good Friday then don't stress, the...
Lend a hand this Easter in Mallacoota

Lend a hand this Easter in Mallacoota

CFA is calling for interested members headed to Mallacoota this coming Easter to lend a hand in the Vols on Hols program as tens of thousands of visitors are set to make their way to the region. Following a successful summer campaign which saw 21 CFA members based in the area participate in the initiative, local members are enlisting further help to respond to the anticipated influx of call outs...
An outstanding award for Des

An outstanding award for Des

Ex-Captain of Newmerella Fire Brigade, Des Ryan, was awarded an Outstanding Service Medal (OSM) on Saturday, March 16, at a gathering of his brigade and peers across the group, district, VFBV and special guest, Lindsay O'Toole, who travelled from Newstead to celebrate his great mate. The OSM is the CFA's most prestigious award which recognises prolonged service, distinguished by exceptional...
Oh what a show

Oh what a show

It wouldn’t be Orbost Show weekend without kilometres of cars lined up along the Princes Highway from the Newmerella Recreation Reserve and despite the horse events being cancelled for the weekend and the sweltering weather conditions, locals and visitors alike made sure Monday’s event was well supported.  Rotary Club of Orbost members were enlisted to man the gate and according to Orbost...
Show time

Show time

The stage is set for this coming Monday's 116th Orbost Agricultural Show.  Show president Jason Griebenow has spent many days along with other volunteers and committee members who have dedicated time over the past week preparing the grounds for what is set to be another stellar weekend at the Newmerella Recreation Reserve.  "The grounds are looking amazing – the weather is meant to be...
Record Poker Run

Record Poker Run

The first Saturday of March means one thing to Orbost locals and the enthusiastic motorcycle riders who flock to the area to participate in The Orbost Annual Poker Run.  Engines were started and ready to rumble as riders headed west along the Princes Highway to begin the ride at Bairnsdale McDonalds last Saturday morning for the 14th annual event.  This year's run saw a new route...

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