Thursday, 17 October 2019
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Protecting orchids on the flight path

Protecting orchids on the flight path

Few pilots or passengers flying in and out of Orbost aerodrome, just east of Marlo, would realise they have a bird’s eye view of a significant orchid site.“There are over 40 individual orchid species identified here, including bonnet orchid (Cryptostylis erecta), purple diuris (Diuris punctata), and leafless tongue-orchid (Cryptostylis hunteriana),” Department of Environment, Land, Water and...
Three teams, one ambition

Three teams, one ambition

Orbost Snowy will have three netball teams playing in the East Gippsland Football Netball League grand finals on Saturday at Bairnsdale City Oval.In “A” grade the Blues will take on Stratford while the 17 and 15 and under sides will play Wy Yung.Orbost Snowy “A” grade coach, Johanna Seal, says it’s a good sign that the club has three teams competing in the biggest games of the season.“It’s...
Wind brings trees down

Wind brings trees down

A number of trees were brought down in Mallacoota and Cann River over the weekend after East Gippsland was hit by strong winds.In the worst incidents two houses were damaged in Mallacoota.A tree fell into the side of a house early on Sunday morning, causing minor damage, while cladding blew off the side of another dwelling.Mallacoota SES said they attended about 30 incidents of trees across...
One hand on the trophy

One hand on the trophy

Orbost Snowy Rovers Football Netball Club has reason to smile.The Blues have booked themselves an East Gippsland Football Netball League grand final position in the “A” grade and 17 and under netball following second semi final wins over Stratford and Wy Yung respectively last Saturday at Bairnsdale City Oval.Orbost Snowy president, Royston Nettleton, says it’s good to see the netballers leading...
Tallangatta experience to help bridge campaign

Tallangatta experience to help bridge campaign

On Monday, September 9, starting at 7.15pm at the Bottom Pub (Orbost Club Hotel), a special group of guests from the Tallangatta Rail Trail Advisory Group will be available to talk with Orbost people.Of particular interest to Orbost is that this community group of volunteers has experience in repairing five historic trestle bridges on the High Country Trail which has become a must-visit in...
Fun-filled fashion

Fun-filled fashion

The Cann River Fashion Parade was held last Thursday night.Models included local youngsters Danielle Gardner, Evie Cochrane, Matilda Lees, Hailey Gardner, Macey Lynn and Brooke Connley, followed by teens Alice Searle, Alexis Watson and Ruby Stork, helped out by Matilda’s mother, Tammy Lees.The organisers thanked those who helped make the night a success, including Julie Mustard, who manned the...

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