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Omeo market tight

Omeo market tight

Real estate is continuing to perform well in rural areas of East Gippsland as COVID-19 prompts city dwellers to think about an alternative lifestyle far away from Melbourne’s fringes.In the High Country, Omeo is proving a popular pick for those wishing to bunker down and escape the city.Elders real estate agent, David Hill, told the Advertiser that inquiries have been phenomenal in the past...
Spend it better

Spend it better

The proposed Krauatungalung Boardwalk looping from the footbridge to Eastern Beach and back, still irks residents with nearby or adjoining properties.The proposed walk will run along the esplanade and past Short Street, Middle, Street, Jetty Road and McKillops Lane before looping back along the beach side back to the footbridge.Peter Neverauskas, of the Lakes Waterfront Motel, says there is “not...
Restriction issues

Restriction issues

COVID-19 restrictions have eased under Step Three of the State Government’s roadmap to recovery, however hospitality businesses are affected in various ways.New rules state restaurants/cafes/ pubs, etc, can seat a maximum of 20 people indoors at any one time with those 20 split into groups of 10. Outdoor dining is recommended with a cap of 50 patrons.These rules don’t work for everyone.Orbost...
Doesn’t work for all

Doesn’t work for all

Regional Victoria has reached Step Three on its road to recovery from COVID-19, but its far from sunshine and rainbows for numerous hospitality businesses.Bairnsdale RSL manager, Shane Prendergast, said its simply not viable for the RSL to reopen under the current restrictions, which allow just groups of 10 people per two spaces, for a total of 20, with a cap of 50 people when you include...
Alice’s art reaches national audience

Alice’s art reaches national audience

Lakes Entrance indigenous artist and leader, Alice Pepper’s artistic talents were on show on Sunday when the Melbourne Vixens took on the Queensland Firebirds in the national Super Netball League competition.The Super Netball League held its third annual indigenous round with the Vixens women wearing Alice’s design on their dresses.Alice said her design depicts the regeneration and healing of...
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...

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