Sunday, 07 March 2021
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A life devoted to Red Cross

A life devoted to Red Cross

Anne Macarthur turns 80 next month but is showing no sign of slowing down.Mrs Macarthur was made a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) in the Australia Day honors list for her service to the Red Cross and East Gippsland community.The award is an addition to her Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM), with which she was bestowed in 2007.Mrs Macarthur told the Advertiser she received an email...
Could this be the new Kmart?

Could this be the new Kmart?

The Bairnsdale Motor Inn on the Princes Highway has successfully been sold after languishing on the market for several years.The property has been bought by a credible Melbourne development company with plans underway to redevelop the site.It’s understood that Kmart is considering relocating its new store there, which has raised some concerns within Bairnsdale’s CBD.The Bairnsdale Chamber of...
Organic waste

Organic waste

A shortage of workers on the Lindenow Flats has caused hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of organic celery to be mulched back into the ground.“We’re behind with hand weeding, we’ re behind with harvest,” Busch Organics’ Kane Busch said.“We’re behind with everything because of the labour shortage.”Mr Busch said the crop was worth $150,000 in sales plus another at least $50,000 in growing...
Secret dig in Buchan

Secret dig in Buchan

An archaeological dig to understand the history of fires across the landscape in East Gippsland is taking place at an Aboriginal cultural site, at a secret location, near the junction of the Buchan and Snowy rivers in Buchan.A joint project by the Gunaikurnai Land and Waters Aboriginal Corporation, GLaWAC, and the Monash Indigenous Studies Centre at Monash University, it’s hoped the research...
Tightening up in the top four

Tightening up in the top four

Bairnsdale Cricket Association’s “A” grade ladder significantly tightened after some upset results in round eight.The biggest upset came at Tigerland where the reigning premier and current ladder leader, Wy Yung, went down to Lakes Entrance.While the Tigers were understrength, the Seagulls flew back into top four calculations and kept their one-day finals dreams in tact.West Bairnsdale moved to...
Going gangbusters

Going gangbusters

Bairnsdale businesses are rejoicing at the surge in takings the town has been raking in over the holiday period.The Northern Ground Café’ said the past two to three months had been sensational.“It’s been very, very, very, very busy,” Rob Turner, owner and chef at Northern Ground told the Advertiser as he prepared brunch for a customer.“Since they opened the border toMelbourne allowing people to...

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