Saturday, 16 October 2021
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Rain records

Rain records

Widespread flooding hit East Gippsland over the weekend, after a deluge of spring rain, setting new rainfall records for September. Bairnsdale led the charge in rewriting the history books for September with 94.4 millimetres of rain over three days from 9am Friday to 9am Monday. Bulumwaal recorded 90.4mm, another record for the Bureau of Meteorology’s data on September rainfall...
Truck Fire

Truck Fire

A truck carrying empty pallets from Sydney caused a section of the Great Alpine Road to be shutdown, near Mossiface, after an incident yesterday afternoon. A mechanical failure with the truck’s brakes caused the fibre glass trailer to catch fire at about 3.30pm. Several CFA appliances attended the scene near Howards Road as traffic was diverted from the Great Alpine Road.The 34-year-old driver...
Mick the Mower Man or Mick the Megastar?

Mick the Mower Man or Mick the Megastar?

The fate of Stratford singing sensation Micka Harrington’s stardom will be finalised this Sunday in The Voice grand final.  Pictured on his parents’ family farm at Munro with his fiancée Bec, and their children Bella and Katie, Micka says it will be life changing whether he wins or not. “It’s amazing and I’m super proud just to have made it to the top four,” Micka said. “Just to be up...
Open up the doors

Open up the doors

A leading East Gippsland grazier has suggested the region should open its doors to Afghanis who have been airlifted from the crisis in Kabul, in the wake of the Taliban taking control of the capital, as the Americans exit Afghanistan. Shaun Beasley, who runs sheep and beef on his sprawling Lindenow South property, said East Gippsland “needs to populate or perish”.The phrase was coined by...
Buchan man airlifted to hospital

Buchan man airlifted to hospital

An 80-year-old Buchan man was airlifted to the Alfred Hospital in Melbourne on Wednesday afternoon after an accident with a grinder at home. It’s understood the man was using a grinder around mid afternoon when his shirt became entangled in the tool and caught fire. He suffered burns to his stomach and after being attended to by local paramedics was conveyed by air ambulance to Melbourne.The...
Business is gloomy

Business is gloomy

The arrival of wet and dismal weather last week made lockdown restrictions for local businesses even more unbearable – if that was possible. Cafés in the main street of Bairnsdale were open for takeaway but barely doing a trade. When the Advertiser walked by prior to lunch, each of the cafés -Northern Ground, Wooden Squirrel and Paper Chase - had one person inside ordering takeaway coffees or...

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