Saturday, 19 September 2020
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New look for term two

New look for term two

When students returned from extended holidays yesterday to commence their term two studies, it was in a way none had experienced before.As the community acts to slow the spread of COVID-19, the message to students and parents of government schools is clear: all children who  can  learn at home  must  learn from home – with exceptions only in extremely limited...
Winning views

Winning views

The prizewinning entries in the Australian Wood Design Exhibition can now be viewed in the Courtyard Café in Nicholson Street, Orbost, during daylight shopping hours.Chairperson of the Orbost Exhibition Centre committee, Deb Foskey said, displaying the pieces in public, albeit behind glass, provides a nice option to viewing them online.“It has become almost impossible in these days of restricted...
Pony club’s brighter future

Pony club’s brighter future

Mallacoota Pony Club’s facilities were decimated during the summer bushfires and the small club was looking at what could have been a very bleak future, but a grant of$50,000 has brightened its outlook no end.The club has been announced as one of the CommBank Bushfire Recovery Grant recipients and will receive $50,000 to rebuild its much-loved pony club and replace vital clubhouse...
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...

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