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The sartorial doctor

The sartorial doctor

Paynesville GP, Dr Ronald Gwynn, has formally retired. Dr Gwynn’s departure from the Paynesville Medical Centre is sure to sadden many of those patients he has treated over the years. Along with his wife, Helen, Dr Gwynn visited Paynesville in 2001 and took up practice the following year after inquiring of the then solo doctor in Paynesville at the time, Dr Peter Lindstedt, if he needed some...
Class action looming

Class action looming

A law firm which has roots in both Victoria and New South Wales is preparing to launch a class action against Kalbar. Mitry Lawyers has placed a large advertisement in the Bairnsdale Advertiser inquiring if anyone had been affected by the activity Kalbar Operations (previously Kalbar Resources, Kalbar Limited) had been undertaking in East Gippsland over the past seven years. In a statement, Rick...
Trevor says farewell to a lifetime’s work

Trevor says farewell to a lifetime’s work

Paynesville’s Trevor Bott is a man who likes to keep busy. For the past 30 years, Mr Bott has been successfully running Bluewater Marine on Slip Road in Paynesville. “It’s been a seven day a week operation for 365 days of the year,” he told the Advertiser last week. “I haven’t had a holiday in 30 years,” Mr Bott said.At the end of this week Mr Bott will go on the holiday of a lifetime – one that...
For Fred and Mo

For Fred and Mo

An East Gippsland woman, who fled domestic violence seven years ago, is in the process of establishing a fund to help other women in similar circumstances. Jenny left the area to move to Queensland with her partner, *Jack, for a new life in Queensland. She was 17 going on 18 when she met Jack, who was 10 years older.Looking back she now believes his suggestion that they move so far away from...
The Earth moved

The Earth moved

An earthquake, which rattled East Gippsland last week, took many people by surprise. The magnitude 5.9 quake, which had its epicentre near Mansfield, struck at about 9.15am. In Bairnsdale, people who had not long arrived at their offices and shops initially dismissed the quake as a truck rumbling by.Jayme Waites was behind the counter at Seven Sundays on the main street when the earth started...
Slip Road upgrades

Slip Road upgrades

The Slip Road Foreshore in Paynesville will be developed to make it an attractive destination for tourists and locals for many years to come. East Gippsland Shire Council was unanimous in endorsing the project, expected to cost less than $10 million dollars. The Paynesville Boat Harbour’s north seawall will undergo renovation (south of boat ramp) while a new seawall will be constructed (north...

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