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Fences fixed at Wulgulmerang

Fences fixed at Wulgulmerang

BlazeAid is continuing its work at Wulgulmerang in remote East Gippsland. The Wulgulmerang camp, about 20 minutes from Gelantipy, was opened in February with a group of 24 volunteers in the beginning. That number has now scaled back to 13, the majority of whom are backpackers. Maggee and Paul Apps, from Sydney, are coordinating the program. The couple, who describe themselves as grey nomads, are...
Leading the way

Leading the way

The results of the East Gippsland Shire Council elections will be declared next Tuesday. The Victorian Electoral Commission (VEC) has finished counting the first batch of votes in the elections. To date more than 27,093 votes have been collated with about a further 7000 to be counted over the next couple of days and early next week. Leading the race to date is 25- year-old Kirsten Van Diggele,...
Visitors return to caravan park

Visitors return to caravan park

Visitors have begun returning to the Omeo Caravan Park following the loosening of COVID-19 restrictions in recent weeks. Lou and Sandi Beltrame, who run the park, are pleased that visitors are starting to trickle back into Omeo following a devastating year in which bushfires and COVID-19 disrupted life as they knew it. Mr Beltrame says in recent weeks many people have been arriving in Omeo to...
Election voting

Election voting

East Gippsland Shire Council 2020 election first preference votes, as of 1pm, Friday, October 30:
First Preference Vote Count 30/10/2020

First Preference Vote Count 30/10/2020

East Gippsland Shire Council 2020 First Preference Vote Count as of 10am 30.10.2020 - Computer Count Batch Range: 1 of 522
Glen Swamps hold their nerve

Glen Swamps hold their nerve

In what could turn out to be one of the games of the Bairnsdale Cricket Association season, Lindenow South Glenaladale hung on to defeat West Bairnsdale by the narrowest of margins last Friday at Bairnsdale City Oval.Spectators were treated to an enthralling contest which seemed destined to be close for much of the hard-fought contest, with the visiting side escaping with a one-run after a tense...

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