Tuesday, 23 July 2019
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Appeal thanks

Appeal thanks

Despite two accidents taking fire brigade members and vehicles away from the collection action, more than $12,200 was collected for the Royal Children’s Hospital Good Friday Appeal around the Orbost, Newmerella and Marlo areas last Friday.With volunteers ferried about in private vehicles instead of the impressive fire trucks when they were called away to attend to the incidents, some may have...
Region set to honour our heroes

Region set to honour our heroes

RSL appeal organisers at all sub-branches throughout Victoria have been out and about selling badges for the 2019 ANZAC Appeal from April 1.President of the Orbost sub-branch, Dick Roebuck, is confident the local community will once again generously support the RSL’s annual ANZAC Appeal.“Our RSL volunteers, some of them veterans, are ready to offer a variety of ANZAC Appeal badges. The high...
Clubroom redevelopment to proceed

Clubroom redevelopment to proceed

The Mallacoota Recreation Reserve clubroom redevelopment will go ahead after East Gippsland Shire councillors voted to proceed with the project.Despite community concerns prompting 14 objections from the original planning application, mostly regarding the scale and location of the redevelopment, revised plans reduced the size of the facility to minimise impact on Greer Street.Revised plans were...
Celebrating all things seafood

Celebrating all things seafood

With plenty to offer locals and visitors, the inaugural Wild Harvest Seafood Festival showcased and celebrated an abundance of local seafood and had plenty to offer beyond the culinary experience on the weekend.An initiative of East Gippsland Marketing and the East Gippsland Food Cluster, conducted by a small but enthusiastic team, around 1000 attended the festival with a huge variety of...
Good Friday Appeal travelling the area

Good Friday Appeal travelling the area

The Royal Children’s Hospital Good Friday Appeal is on again across the state this Easter and locals will once again be out in force supporting it.This Friday, April 19, local fire trucks from Orbost, Newmerella and Marlo will be circulating with many excited children rattling the tins in aid of the cause.When you hear the sirens in your street, please bring your donation and meet the volunteers...
New sign for old school

New sign for old school

From 1886 to 1948, Jarrahmond had its own local school. In fact, it shifted location several times before it finally closed down at the end of 1948.A new sign by the Orbost and District Historical Society has recently been installed to show the final location of the school. This is on the riverbank, a short distance past the Jarrahmond Avenue of Honour.In 1886, the Jarrahmond School and Orbost...

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