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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...
Redlegs make reserves pitch

Redlegs make reserves pitch

A huge step in regards to Bairnsdale Football Netball Club (BFNC) fielding a reserves side for the 2019 Gippsland League season was taken on Wednesday night, August 8, as the club received feedback from the East Gippsland football community.The club has not fielded a re- serves side since entering the league in 2011 and believes for itself and East Gippsland football to develop it would be the...
The Riversleigh prepares to celebrate

The Riversleigh prepares to celebrate

The Riversleigh is celebrating and is looking for public assistance to do so.Built in 1884 as two grand residences overlooking the Mitchell River in Riverine Street, during the hey-day of East Gippsland’s busy ports, The Riversleigh hotel is steeped in history and plans are underway to celebrate the hotel’s 135th anniversary next year.The historic buildings retain many of their original...

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