Sunday, 05 July 2020
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Scarecrows and teddy bears

Scarecrows and teddy bears

If you go down to the woods today... well, when walking along the streets… keep your eyes open for teddy bears in windows or on the fences.There’s a bit of a trail popping up around town to keep young and old amused. Jill Shanahan has a beauty in her front window, rescued from the cupboard where it has been resting for many years.Not only are there bears about, scarecrows are also popping up out...
We’re open, but obey the signs

We’re open, but obey the signs

The Snowy River  Mail took a wander around Nicholson Street businesses in Orbost last Thursday morning to have a chat to their owners and staff who were still operational at that time. Orbost Newsagency owner, Sharon Kurrle, said, “I urge people that are still coming into the stores to observe the signs and adhere to them”.“The other day I had customers all piled up on top of each other and...
Be respectful, keep your distance

Be respectful, keep your distance

As public gathering restrictions tighten to avoid the distressing scenes we are seeing around the world, the East Gippsland community is implored to take care of each, respect each other, and get through this together.To ensure the number of cases in the region remain low, it is of utmost importance that everyone maintains the physical distancing required to slow the spread of COVID-19.The...
We all love our passionate Jenni

We all love our passionate Jenni

A statewide initiative, ‘Celebrating Aged Care, Love Your Job’, campaign aims to recognise and celebrate the enormous contribution of aged care workers and volunteers. A well-deserved campaign winner was Orbost Regional Health’s (ORH) Jenni Broadley.Colleagues and residents at ORH’s Waratah Lodge, and their families, were not surprised Jenni was recognised as a winner. When the win was announced...
Your say on fires

Your say on fires

We all have a story to tell regarding the 2019/20 Victorian fire season and the Inspector-General for Emergency Services, Tony Pearce, wants to hear the views and experiences from communities effected by the bushfires first hand.Mr Pearce is touring fire-affected areas and holding community meetings in various towns. Last Thursday evening a small group attended a meeting at Lochiel Park.He is...
Heading to shutdown

Heading to shutdown

The spread of COVID-19 across the globe, and the State and Federal government announcements of lockdown for nonessential industries here, has had a huge impact on the economy right across the world, and East Gippsland is not being left out.“Orbost has not been hit too hard by truckloads of people coming in and buying in excess, however we have seen a lot of excessive purchases made in response...

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