Saturday, 14 December 2019
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Bream classic a Marlo winner

Bream classic a Marlo winner

Round five of the 2019 Vic Bream Classic saw great numbers of teams as well as supporters turn out on what was a terrific weekend to get out on the waters of Marlo Inlet.Locals put in great effort to see the event well attended and serviced with 46 teams taking to the water on Saturday and Sunday.Lakes Entrance’s Paul and Justin Conn, of team EGM Revisited, took out the weekend’s big win, moving...
Bemm’s community bus launch

Bemm’s community bus launch

It may have been seen about town for a few weeks, but it was with great pleasure that the Bemm River and District Neighbourhood House officially launched its new community bus last Friday.The neighbourhood house’s treasurer, Jane Cunningham, was pleased to launch the centre’s new second-hand bus at the morning tea celebration.“As our small rural town is without any sort of public transport, and...
Century of fire fighting

Century of fire fighting

Orbost Fire Brigade is getting geared up to celebrate, and why wouldn’t they when they’re knocking up 100 years of protecting the local community?With countless volunteers over the century (more are always welcome) the brigade is reaching out to all current and former members of the brigade, whether they were fire fighters or the all important people keeping things straight at home while others’...
100th flower show needs you

100th flower show needs you

The 100th St Andrew’s Uniting Church Flower Show is fast approaching and needs the whole of the Orbost community to be involved in the celebration.Held over two days on October 25 and 26, there is plenty of scope for people of all ages and skills to take part.There are many sections for adults to enter - 20 sections of roses of all colours and varieties and 30 sections for other cut flowers,...
East Gippsland shines for cyclists

East Gippsland shines for cyclists

East Gippsland shone as 130 cyclists hit the East Gippsland Rail Trail for the sixth Great East Bike Ride across the weekend.Starting in Bairnsdale last Friday, the cyclists pedalled their way along the trail, or caught a lift from their parents, finishing at Orbost’s Forest Park on Sunday.Conducted by Snowy River Cycling to attract people to cycling and the beauty of East Gippsland,...
Searching for greater gliders

Searching for greater gliders

The first night of the Greater Glider Survey in the Errinundra National Park, which will be an ongoing event for the Friends of Errinundra, was a great success last Saturday night with 14 people attending, one travelling from Merimbula to participate.Local Parks Victoria ranger, Gary Bellisini, conducted a safety briefing before Rena Gaborov provided a comprehensive induction about how to...

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