Thursday, 24 January 2019
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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...
Clearing the air

Clearing the air

A meeting to deal with the fallout from Cr Dick Ellis’ comments at October’s mayoral election was held at the East Gippsland Shire Council offices last Tuesday morning.The in-camera meeting was attended by five current councilors, including the mayor, Cr Natalie O’Connell, and a handful of businessmen from Bairnsdale.A prominent businessman was unable to attend and offered his apologies.Cr Mark...
Project brings employment

Project brings employment

Several residents in the Gippsland High Country will soon commence weed control on the Livingstone Creek in Omeo, a project designed to provide off farm income to those impacted by drought, and improve local waterways in the region.The Drought Employment Program commences today (Monday, December 3), with similar projects rolling out in Sale, Omeo and Bairnsdale.Community members impacted by...
Pastors farewelled

Pastors farewelled

Riviera Christian Centre celebrated more than 15 years of ministry of Pastors Phil and Tracey McCourt with a special celebration on Sunday, November 12.Phil and Tracey are set to relocate to Perth to take up a position there, but before their departure the church expressed their gratitude for their years of service.The couple came to East Gippsland from Perth in mid-2003, travelling across the...

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