Thursday, 21 February 2019
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Platinum awards for Orbost achievers

Platinum awards for Orbost achievers

Congratulations go to Sailors Grave Brewing’s Chris and Gab Moore and Snowy River Mail’s own Sammi Reynolds on their successes at this year’s East Gippsland Business Awards, with the winners across 15 platinum and four gold categories announced at a gala event in Bairnsdale last Thursday night. Sammi was announced the winner of the platinum award for Young Achiever in Business as manager of the...
Hands on experience for young drivers

Hands on experience for young drivers

Year 10 students at Orbost Secondary College continued their preparations to become competent, confident and safe drivers when they attain their driver licences with a trip to the Gippsland Motorplex in Bairnsdale last Friday.As part of a program offered through Skidz Driving School with assistance from local authorities, around 40 local students have been receiving tutelage in the classroom...
Power out

Power out

AusNet Services customers from Bairnsdale to Mallacoota were affected by planned outages over the weekend as a large-scale maintenance program was conducted on power lines as part of its Summer Safety Program.The Summer Safety Program works with communities to reduce the risk of bushfire, the weekend’s work involving more than 200 workers across 300 sites conducting maintenance and replacing...
Come and dance with the flowers

Come and dance with the flowers

It is only one and a half weeks now until the St Andrew’s Uniting Church 99th Flower Show hits town once again, from October 26 and 27, so it is time to seriously organise any entries you would like to contribute. This year’s theme is ‘Dancing with Flowers’ and it is sure to produce a riot of colour.Local gardens are full of colour at this time of year, despite the lack of rain, so have a look...
Pillar project showcasing local talent

Pillar project showcasing local talent

A bridge over the Snowy River Walking Trail has been given a facelift thanks to the talents of local artists.Moogji Aboriginal Council youth worker, Teresa Free, successfully applied to the East Gippsland Shire for a grant in early December 2017 to undertake an art project on the trail, the grant leading to the commissioning of Gunai artist of 30 years, Ray Thomas, to help design and mentor...
Great ride a repeated success

Great ride a repeated success

The fifth Great East Rail Trail Ride, hosted by Snowy River Cycling, was once again a huge hit for the region as 123 riders visited East Gippsland taking away with them a sense of friendly warmth and a love for this stunning area.Snowy River Cycling’s Liz Mitchell said the three-day cycling tour along the East Gippsland Rail Trail was “fantastic”.“The weather was absolutely on our side with East...

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