Monday, 17 February 2020
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Lindsay rewarded for tireless contributions

Lindsay rewarded for tireless contributions

A man who has worn many hats, chaired numerous meetings, supported tons of causes and been a vital cog in a variety of community groups, Paynesville’s Lindsay Crawford was recognised with on Order of Australia Medal on Australia Day.“Gobsmacked,” Lindsay said when asked his reaction to the news.“It’s a great honour, it’s not to be taken lightly. For my life, it’s the pinnacle, it’s the best...
All roads lead to Canni Creek

All roads lead to Canni Creek

It’s the story of a community sticking together to run their local races despite the bushfires.It’s also a story of a local seven-year-old racehorse, Firefree, who is now known worldwide as the horse who was taken to Buchan and cared for by owner, Robyn Sandy, under strict instructions from her husband, Peter.“Peter brought him into town and said ‘the way things are looking this horse might be...
Police make their presence felt

Police make their presence felt

An additional 200 police are in the East Gippsland area to help with the bushfire effort.Victoria police is playing a secondary role in assisting fire services in firefighting and recovery efforts.“The police role is supporting the fire agencies and we have a coordination role in any emergency management event,” Superintendent Simon Humphrey, who is the police commander overseeing the operation...
Community dedication awarded

Community dedication awarded

East Gippsland Shire Council mayor, Cr John White, took time away from the bushfire recovery process to congratulate winners of the East Gippsland Australia Day Awards at a civic ceremony in Lakes Entrance yesterday.The awards recognise community service and achievement with recipients chosen based on nominations put forward by residents from across the shire.The 2020 Citizen of the Year is...
Volunteer Spirit Still Going Strong

Volunteer Spirit Still Going Strong

On Thursday, East Sale RAAF base came alive with the roar of helicopters as less smoky conditions allowed the first flights in a couple of days.As part of Operation Bushfire Assist, two Chinooks belonging to the Singaporean Army took to the air, transporting CFA and SES volunteers, as well as army personnel up the coast.One of those SES volunteers was born and bred Bairnsdale man and SES...
No Cost For Clean Up

No Cost For Clean Up

Homes destroyed by bushfires will be cleaned up under a state and federal program that prioritises local contractors, at no cost to those affected. State Minister for Police and Emergency Services, Lisa Neville, made the announcement of a 50-50 arrangements between the State and Federal governments to invest $75 million into the immediate clean up of properties and public buildings in...

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