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Social heat for brigade

Social heat for brigade

Bengworden Fire Brigade now has a cordon bleu barbecue among its equipment thanks to a donation from John and Melissa Gardiner.Melissa contacted the Bairnsdale CFA District office to ask if a barbecue would be needed at any of the local fire brigades, which led to the Bengworden brigade indicating a barbecue would be a valued resource and provide an opportunity to bring people together to...
Centenary tournament on the horizon

Centenary tournament on the horizon

One hundred years of golf at Bairnsdale Golf Club will be celebrated at the club’s centenary tournament, which kicks off on Monday, October 29, and concludes on Sunday, November 4.Entries close on Monday, October 22, or when fields are full, so hurry to book your spot.The tournament will be played on the club’s championship 18-hole course, overlooking the picturesque Lakes at Eagle...
Ambulance rammed in Lindenow

Ambulance rammed in Lindenow

Police are investigating after a car allegedly rammed an ambulance in Lindenow last Wednesday, September 26, the accused driver set to face court in Bairnsdale this week. Emergency services were transporting a woman to hospital and had reason to stop on the side of the road near the intersection of Bairnsdale-Dargo Road and Windmill Lane about 1.30pm.Shortly after that time, the ambulance was...
Vision impairment no barrier

Vision impairment no barrier

Brenda Murray is not your typical 88-year-old.Brenda has three sons, six grandchildren and eight grandchildren and was the first mayor of the East Gippsland Shire Council when the City of Bairnsdale, Shire of Bairnsdale, Shire of Omeo, Shire of Orbost and Shire of Tambo amalgamated in 1994. She was born in England and moved to Orbost where she spent most of her adult life.While contending with...
Get your card game on and splash a bit of cash on the lake

Get your card game on and splash a bit of cash on the lake

Yachts, cruisers, ski boats, tinnies, runabouts and jet skis will grace the Gippsland Lakes on November 3 to participate in a poker run, raising funds for Gippsland Farmer Relief.The inaugural poker run is the brainchild of Paynesville Classic Boat Rally president, Peter Medling, and is aimed at helping struggling local farmers.Gippsland Lakes Poker run committee member, James Blandford, said...
Connor challenges for motocross crown

Connor challenges for motocross crown

It takes nerves of steel, concentration and stamina to race a motorbike against other competitors, but to do it at just eight years old also takes something very special.Lakes Entrance’s Connor Guillot and his family will cross the Tasman Sea to compete in the Australian Junior Motocross Championship in Penguin, Tasmania, next week.Connor’s father, Adam, says that he is looking forward to what...

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