Thursday, 24 January 2019
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Duck hunting season takes a hit

Duck hunting season takes a hit

East Gippsland duck hunters have to be content with a shorter season and a significantly reduced daily bag limit this year.The 2019 season has been modified from 12 to nine weeks starting on Saturday, March 16, and closing on Sunday, May 19.Hunters will be restricted to four game ducks per day on the opening weekend, with a five game duck per day bag limit for the remainder of the nine-week...
Stench a concern

Stench a concern

A strong stench has been emanating from Beach Road in Metung for the past few weeks.The Advertiser last week witnessed people walking along the road above the water’s edge holding their noses.Paul Thorstenson, of Brighton, who has a holiday home in Metung, said he believed the foul smell was coming from seagrass washing up on the foreshore.“The swans are feeding off it, but I think we’ll need...
Stay aware

Stay aware

Firefighters in East Gippsland have been kept on their toes this weekend with small blazes being extinguished across the region.A small fire 12 kilometres west of Buchan was brought under control just after 7pm on Saturday, while a larger 1.2 hectare fire 20km north of Orbost was contained close to 11pm on Saturday.Yesterday morning 10 firefighting vehicles were able to contain a 4.5-hectare...
Behaviour praised, drugs an issue

Behaviour praised, drugs an issue

East Gippsland police have praised the behaviour of drivers in the region during Operation Roadwise, which ran from Friday December 14, 2018, to midnight on Sunday, January 6.Acting Senior Sergeant, Andrew Bills, said there were no fatalities or serious injuries on East Gippsland’s arterials, which was a pleasing result.However, he said the number of drivers getting behind the wheel of a vehicle...
Pantomime on its way to Bruthen

Pantomime on its way to Bruthen

Following its outstanding success in its hometown earlier this month, Lakes Entrance Amateur Dramatic Society’s (LEADS) inaugural pantomime is heading for Bruthen with a show booked for Friday, January 18.Wanting to put on a pantomime for the summer crowds but finding nothing suitable, Alice’ s Adventures in Lakeland was written by three LEADS members. It follows the adventures of Alice, three...
Drag racers stomp in droves

Drag racers stomp in droves

More than 8000 motoring enthusiasts turned out for three days of drag racing excitement at Throttle Stomp at Gippsland Motorplex’s Bairnsdale Dragway last weekend.Organisers described the event as one of their most successful meetings yet and pointed to a “bigger, better and badder” 2020 Throttle Stomp.“Write it on the calendar, get out to the shed and start building because this is going to be...

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