Saturday, 19 October 2019
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100 years of flowers

100 years of flowers

It’s a big year for the St Andrew’s Uniting Church Flower Show with the annual event celebrating its 100th presentation in Orbost later this month.With the first show staged way back in 1920, St Andrew’s Uniting Church, together with the Orbost community, is proud to present this momentous occasion.The official opening, to be held at 11am on Friday, October 25, will be a special ceremony where...
Worthy of restoration

Worthy of restoration

SGS Economics and Planning has finalised its social/economic study of the Snowy River Rail Bridge to determine the viability of saving the historic structure, and the results have been welcomed with open arms by the bridge’s supporters.Friends of East Gippsland Rail Trail enlisted SGS Economics and Planning earlier this year to determine whether saving the bridge was a worthwhile project, with...
Ladies delight in relaxing pamper day

Ladies delight in relaxing pamper day

What a wonderful day it was on Wednesday, September 18, when the Snowy Flamingos Cancer Support Group held its annual pamper day at Orbost Golf Club.Thanks to the hard work of the Flamingo Fling organising committee and the generosity of the Orbost community at the Flamingo Fling High Tea, the ladies were treated to a relaxing and fun day.Orbost Golf Club was supportive, providing use of its...
Students shine

Students shine

East Gippsland primary and secondary students were recognised for their achievements and citizenship traits at a special East Gippsland-wide awards night at the Bairnsdale Sporting and Convention Centre last Tuesday with Far East Gippsland students well represented at the regional event.Bairnsdale Secondary College acting principal, Noel Creece, welcomed students, their families and staff...
Student climate strike

Student climate strike

A large contingent of Mallacoota students and supporters participated in last Friday’s school strike for climate.The strike was an international movement of school students who took time off from class to participate in demonstrations to demand action to prevent further global warming and climate change.Thirty-five Mallacoota P-12 College students walked from the school oval to the town’s...
Crime fighting hilarity

Crime fighting hilarity

Orbost Secondary College presented three performances of its production, Squad Room, last week at the St James Hall.Audiences were treated to an entertaining night when they met a squad of loony detectives who handled everything from burglary to fraud.Commander Rainwater (played by Henry Hammond) was in the running to become mayor so was leaning on Lieutenant Moot- fowl (Lokan Woerz) to clean up...

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