Wednesday, 19 September 2018
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Dealing with the scourge of trolley dumping

Dealing with the scourge of trolley dumping

Broadening Horizons is an educational program designed to equip students with the skills and dispositions needed for a changing 21st century economy by engaging with industry partners and having students participate in ‘real life’ projects. Orbost Secondary College students have this year been working on their own ‘real life’ project, with great success.Here, students, Mollie Welsh and Shannon...
Fund for farmers

Fund for farmers

The ‘Stand by your Farmer’ community campaign in Orbost is up and running with a working group recently formed.The community campaign, designed to help struggling local farmers in the Orbost area, is composed of Orbost Regional Health, Orbost and District Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Orbost Rotarians and members from the local farming community.An account has been set up through Orbost...
Junior netballers in grand final

Junior netballers in grand final

Orbost Snowy faces Wy Yung in the East Gippsland 17 and under netball grand final this Saturday at Bairnsdale City Oval.The Blues booked their spot in the last dance with a pulsating three-goal win over Stratford in the preliminary final and coach, Helen Nixon, can’t wait for the big day.“It is very exciting to make it this far,” she said.“A lot of the girls have made preliminary finals before,...
Farmers’ helping hand

Farmers’ helping hand

The Marlo Hotel raised more than $15,000 for struggling farmers in the community by holding a raffle and auction on Saturday, September 8.The local community had donated a variety of goods to be auctioned on the night, including a garage by Steeline Gippsland.In partnership with Sailors Grave Brewing, the hotel was swarming with supporters for the standing-room-only night, hotel owner, Russell...
Clyde is a trucking legend

Clyde is a trucking legend

Acknowledging longevity in the transport industry (48 years), reliable service to customers and an excellent work ethic, Jarramond’s Clyde Weir was recently inducted into the National Road Transport Hall of Fame in Alice Springs.Born in East Melbourne in 1944, Clyde always wanted to become a ‘truckie’ and in 1966, secured his first driving job carting livestock for Roy McLeod. He then drove for...
Stage two begins

Stage two begins

The much-anticipated project to update the eastern side of Nicholson Street, Orbost’s streetscape will begin on Monday, September 10.The $1.7 million East Gippsland Shire Council project follows on from the first stage of the project, which saw the western side of the street updated between Ruskin and Salisbury streets.The project will be divided in four phases – beginning at Ruskin-Lawson,...

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