Saturday, 08 May 2021
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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...
Untapped potential

Untapped potential

Local pub owner, Tim Behan, is entering the race to join East Gippsland Shire Council.Tim moved to Orbost five years ago and currently operates the Orbost Club Hotel. Originally from far northern New South Wales, he sees a lot of similarities in the two areas and believes East Gippsland has a huge untapped tourism potential.Prior to moving to Orbost, Tim worked in broadcast commercial television...
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...
Orbost pays it forward

Orbost pays it forward

Last week two residents in Orbost were lucky enough to receive gifts in their letter box, one with a letter that said ‘#PayItForwardOrbost - Give a gift, write a kind word or make something unique!It could be as small as a chocolate bar, a hand sanitiser, a loaf of bread or some fruit. You could be creative and make something special, buy a lotto ticket, a local voucher or home baked goods.It is...
Local teacher appointed  to key leadership position

Local teacher appointed to key leadership position

The School for Student Leadership, which operates the Snowy River Campus at Marlo, known to many as the Coastal School, is expanding.  A new campus is nearing completion in the Yarra Valley at the small hamlet of Don Valley. And a local educator has been appointed to lead that new campus. “We are delighted to announce Michael Heyne has been appointed to lead the new campus of our...

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