Tuesday, 21 May 2024
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Annette celebrates 20 years

Annette celebrates 20 years

Annette Farley (customer service officer) celebrated 20 years working with East Gippsland Shire Council at the Orbost Service Centre last Friday, April 19.  Former and current colleagues including Trish Herman, Jenny Heyne, Stuart McConnell, Andrea Priestley, Neil Richards, Solange Maasodong and Carla Puglisi helped Annette celebrate the milestone with a surprise morning tea. Annette has...
Maintenance works at Bastion Point

Maintenance works at Bastion Point

In response to the deteriorating condition of the groyne rock wall, East Gippsland Shire Council is working on a remediation project at Bastion Point boat ramp.  This initiative is not only aimed at ensuring the safety of boat ramp users but also at safeguarding the integrity of this vital coastal asset. Since construction, the boat ramp has served the needs of the community, visitors, the...
A century for Marjorie

A century for Marjorie

Orbost local, Marjorie West, celebrated her 100th birthday on the weekend. While she actually turns 100 today, a celebration of Marjorie's 100th birthday was held with family and friends at a gathering in Wy Yung on Saturday, where Marjorie was treated to a trip down memory lane with a display of family photos and memorabilia from her childhood and married life. Marjorie was also thrilled to...
18,000 reasons to smile

18,000 reasons to smile

Orbost, Marlo, Newmerella CFA members raised $15,648.95 for this year’s Good Friday Appeal, and with the QR code Eftpos donations, a further $2608.48 was added, bringing the total to an impressive $18,257.43. “A huge thank you to the Orbost, Newmerella and Marlo CFA volunteers, we could not do it without your help,” organiser, Judy Farley, said. “Also to the money counters, Orbost FoodWorks,...
East Cape Boardwalk reopens

East Cape Boardwalk reopens

After four years of waiting, the East Cape Boardwalk has finally reopened. Last Thursday, rumours surfaced that local contractors, Built QA, had completed the boardwalk at East Cape in the nick of time for the Easter long weekend and school holidays.  The first section of the East Cape Boardwalk was destroyed during the 2019/20 Black Summer Bushfires and the process to getting it...
Decorate for charity rally

Decorate for charity rally

If you happen to have nothing to entertain the kids with on Good Friday, then Glenda McKay is extending a warm welcome for youngsters to come along to Murphy’s Garden Centre and help decorate ornaments for her entry into the Shitbox Rally. Children aged between four and 10 will be able to paint garden ornaments from 9.30am in the morning until lunchtime, the cost will be $5, and the money will...

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