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Triumphant images

Triumphant images

East Gippsland Photographic Society (EGPS) was triumphant recently when it came equal first with the Southern Suburbs Club in the Victorian Photographic Societies (VAPS) annual photographic ‘Print’ competition in Warrnambool.The Southern Suburbs Club was formed in 1952. The East Gippsland club is much younger, at just 10 years, and it is the second time it has been among the winners in its...
She appeared as a ghost ship...

She appeared as a ghost ship...

On the back of his successful tour of Flack, Michael Veitch has put together another one- man show, based this time on one of the most dramatic, yet now-forgotten chapters of Australia’s early maritime history, which will be performed at Forge Theatre on Thursday, August 30, at 7.30pm.In 1852, the emigrant vessel Ticonderoga limped into Port Phillip Bay after a nightmare voyage from England in...
Founders Day helps the environment

Founders Day helps the environment

The annual Founders Day celebrations at Nagle College in Bairnsdale last week was jam-packed with activities to excite and inspire students.It was also an opportunity to recognise and celebrate the students and staff’ s contribution in caring for the environment by the banks of the Mitchell River, and taking time to connect with nature.More than 700 students and their teachers headed down to...
Waites announced new Ports CEO

Waites announced new Ports CEO

Gippsland Ports has announced that Chris Waites has been appointed to the position of chief executive officer (CEO) to succeed present CEO, Nick Murray, who will retire in September 2018 after 10 years in the role.In making the announcement, Gippsland Ports chairman, Geoff Hocking said: “The board is very pleased to have recruited a person of Chris’ s calibre, experience, knowledge, technical...
Opening sale steers on par

Opening sale steers on par

Despite tough seasonal conditions, Bill Wyndham & Co Livestock and its supporting vendors yarded 1950 cattle at their annual opening spring sale in Bairnsdale last Tuesday, August 7.The cattle presented in reasonable quality, however most were 50-80 kilograms lighter than previous years due to the season.Demand came from Tasmania, King Island, South Gippsland and limited demand from...
East Gippsland Wedding Expo Review

East Gippsland Wedding Expo Review

A crowd of around 220 people was treated to glasses of bubbly and goodie bags on arrival at the 13th annual East Gippsland Wedding Expo, held at Boucher Hall, on Sunday, August 5.Organisers of the East Gippsland Newspapers event said this year’s expo was again very well received as brides, grooms and their family members and friends browsed the stalls of the 33 exhibitors, which included...

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