Wednesday, 12 December 2018
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Fire season arrives

Fire season arrives

Bushfire season has reared its ugly head already.Hot, humid and stormy conditions from Thursday through to Saturday evening has sparked a number of small blazes in the East Gippsland caused by lighting strikes, particularly in the far east.Yesterday a fire north of Deptford covering four hectares was brought under control by seven response vehicles, while a 2.5-hectare blaze closer to Deptford...
Parade brings the festive spirit

Parade brings the festive spirit

Year after year the Bairnsdale Christmas Parade provides a thrill for region’s youngsters and families and Saturday’s event, with the theme ‘A Musical Christmas’, no exception.With an increase in floats of a vast variety cruising through Bairnsdale’s Main Street, event organiser, Taylor Moorhouse, said “the parade was a great success”.“We had 55 floats in total so it was bigger than last year,”...
Lucy excelling in the world of fashion

Lucy excelling in the world of fashion

Lucy Broomhall grew up in Paynesville. She was a student at Paynesville Primary before heading to Nagle College, where, she admits, she “did not excel”.But she’s certainly excelling now as she makes a name for herself in the big wide world of haute couture fashion.A student at The Masters Institute of Creative Education in Melbourne for the past three years, Lucy will graduate on December 10...
Fireworks going ahead

Fireworks going ahead

The Paynesville Foreshore Fireworks have all but been locked in for New Year’s Eve.Formed nine days ago, Paynesville Community Events has taken it upon itself to hold the annual fireworks display after the Paynesville Lions Club chose not to place its fundraising efforts in that direction.The Lions Club usually raises money for the event, however instead chose to donate its money to support East...
Carols close to the river

Carols close to the river

The Riviera Christian Centre was packed to capacity on Sunday for its annual Carols by the River.Because of concerns about the weather in previous years, it was decided to hold the carols at the Riviera Christian Centre rather than actually by the river.“It was like what we usually do except it wasn’t by the river, but indoors,” a spokesperson told the Advertiser.“Many said there was a river...
Adventure racers love the east

Adventure racers love the east

East Gippsland Adventure Challenge event coordinator, Maria Plyashechko, said the second running of the Lakes Entrance-based event was a success with competitors praising East Gippsland’ s unique landscape as ideal for adventure racing.Doubling in competitor numbers from the inaugural 2017 challenge, which was marred by horrid weather, Ms Plyashechko, who was also a competitor on Saturday, said...

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