Sunday, 29 November 2020
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Caravan parks open up

Caravan parks open up

The phone has been ringing off the hook at the Marlo Ocean View Caravan Park since restrictions eased a couple of weeks ago.For Les and Kathy Heyne, who took over the park in 2000 after managing it for five years, the constant phone calls are an overwhelming relief.The couple has never done it so tough since the Victorian Government first introduced restrictions back in March and they were...
Max in Victorian squad

Max in Victorian squad

Orbost cricketer, Max Welsh, has been named in the Cricket Victoria under 17 emerging performance squad for 2020/21.The under 17 squad is selected based on performances in club cricket, the Youth Premier League and Youth National Championships last season.This year, during the COVID- 19 pandemic, players have benefitted from an extensive online training program in recent weeks that has included...
Restriction issues

Restriction issues

COVID-19 restrictions have eased under Step Three of the State Government’s roadmap to recovery, however hospitality businesses are affected in various ways.New rules state restaurants/cafes/ pubs, etc, can seat a maximum of 20 people indoors at any one time with those 20 split into groups of 10. Outdoor dining is recommended with a cap of 50 patrons.These rules don’t work for everyone.Orbost...
Anglers reel in from a distance

Anglers reel in from a distance

While 2020 has meant the majority of ‘normal’ things in the community cannot continue, some others have done incredibly well to pivot either their business model or the way community clubs can still conduct themselves safely.While fishing was still permitted under the stage three restrictions, competitions were not due to the social distancing and group gatherings, however, Marlo Angling Club...
Firey figurines honour Mallacoota heroes

Firey figurines honour Mallacoota heroes

Young students from Mallacoota P-12 College have thanked the CFA firefighters who saved their school from the devastating bushfires last season by crafting creative firefighter figurines.Local students and teachers felt indebted following the destructive fires and set out to craft a bright, colourful mural and firey figurines to show their gratitude for the important work the CFA does to protect...
Cr Pelz stepping away

Cr Pelz stepping away

Long serving councillor, Marianne Pelz, has decided to step down from the East Gippsland Shire at the conclusion of the current term in October and not seek re-election.Cr Pelz, from Newmerella, was first elected to council back in 2008 and has served three consecutive terms.Cr Natalie O’ Connell, has also decided not to re-nominate for election raising fears that the new council elected in...

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