WORLD WAR TWO VETERANS TO RECEIVE 75TH ANNIVERSARY MEDALLION

WORLD WAR TWO VETERANS TO RECEIVE 75TH ANNIVERSARY MEDALLION

Two years ago, Bairnsdale RSL Sub-branch had 37 members who served during World War Two. There are now just 19. Among them are 96-year-old Tom Smith from Wiseleigh, Margaret ‘Peggy’ Thorne, also 96, who lives at Nicholson, and Eagle Point’s John ‘Jack’ Macartney,...
WORLD WAR TWO VETERANS TO RECEIVE 75TH ANNIVERSARY MEDALLION

WORLD WAR TWO VETERANS TO RECEIVE 75TH ANNIVERSARY MEDALLION

Ask 98-year-old Rose Jackson what she remembers about the end of the Second World War and she’ll tell you about the bells ringing, car horns honking, people hanging out of windows and streets crammed with happy revellers. Mrs Jackson, who grew up in Seaspray and lives...
DANGEROUS INTERSECTION TO BE REDESIGNED

DANGEROUS INTERSECTION TO BE REDESIGNED

A dangerous intersection just outside of Glengarry will be redesigned with a roundabout to improve road user safety. The Federal Government is committing $3 million to replace the T-intersection at the Traralgon-Maffra Road and Glengarry West Road with a roundabout....
A HELPING HAND FOR TWIN RIVERS MEN’S SHED

A HELPING HAND FOR TWIN RIVERS MEN’S SHED

One of Gippsland’s newest men’s sheds has just moved into its new home – and has received a double grant bonus of more than $10,000 to start fitting it out with essential equipment. The Twins Rivers Men’s Shed has been operating for around 18 months, but until earlier...

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