Thursday, 17 October 2019
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Fire and rescue skills on display

Fire and rescue skills on display

Orbost Secondary College Advance CFA students continued their interaction with local primary schools recently when they attended an evacuation drill at the Newmerella Primary School to demonstrate their fire fighting and rescue skills to the assembled students.Advance is a program run through secondary schools, in conjunction with an external provider, to expand students’ horizons beyond the...
Bonang Road petition received

Bonang Road petition received

East Gippsland Shire Council received a petition at its general meeting held in Omeo on Tuesday, August 6, forwarded from the office of Member for East Gippsland, Tim Bull, submitted by Alan Reed on behalf of residents of Delegate, Delegate River and commuters of Delegate River Road and the Bonang Road asking council to provide a suspension of the use of the roads and bridges by log trucks.The...
Oh deer, look out on the road

Oh deer, look out on the road

As if locals don’t know it already, anyone driving around East Gippsland, no matter the time of day, should beware of wildlife as they dangerously encroach unawares onto our roads and highways.Orbost and Snowy Rivers Taxis’ Jan Roberts knows all too well the impact of encountering wildlife on our roads. In her case it was a deer that “came from nowhere” after she had dropped her most recent...
Welcome centre upgrades

Welcome centre upgrades

Cann River Community Centre (CRCC) is enjoying upgraded facilities thanks to the Victorian Government’s Regional Development Victoria and the East Gippsland Shire Council’s Drought Relief Community Facilities / Infrastructure Grants Program.The community centre provides a range of services and hosts a variety of independent and auspiced community groups in its facilities with services including...
Bonang Highway - still waiting

Bonang Highway - still waiting

The Andrews Labor Government has not committed to matching the $2m in Federal money to seal the remaining unsealed section of the Bonang Highway, and in doing so has called into question its own costing of the work.In response to a question from Gippsland East MP, Tim Bull, Roads Minister, Jaala Pulford, would not commit and cited the state needed to ensure ‘sufficient funds are provided by the...
Ian first lucky winner

Ian first lucky winner

Last Wednesday, July 31, marked the beginning of the newest competition to sweep Orbost by storm - lucky fiver - and it wasn’t long before the competition nabbed its first winner.The Orbost and District Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ODCCI) is conducting the lucky fiver competition in partnership with the Orbost Club Hotel for the month of August. Last week’s lucky fiver note had been in...

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