Archive for August, 2016

Our Backyard

LORNE – HERE AND THERE

Only a week until the opening performance of the Lorne Festival of Performing Arts and with the Gala Friday a sell-out this is shaping to be the best festival yet. Visit fopa.com.au to secure your tickets for one of the biggest weekends in Lorne.

Don’t forget whether its next weeks festival or anytime before or after you need to plan your journey as Lorne’s only service station … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard

LORNE – HERE AND THERE

Great to see the new façade on our only supermarket taking shape and the internal renovations progressing towards providing a larger, brighter store. The management team and builders are to be congratulated on their continuing efforts in maintaining normal trading while the construction is underway.

While on construction, I should also mention that the BP service station is now closed and undergoing refurbishment to reopen in early … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard – Lorne

LORNE – HERE AND THERE

If there’s ever been a more active start to the whale watching season – I’d like to know when that was! As one long time Lorne local said to me earlier in the week, he has “seen a whale everyday for the past seven”. Not that you need an excuse to join us in Lorne, but make sure you keep your eyes on the ocean as … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard

LORNE – HERE AND THERE

Without doubt the biggest news of the week has been from the Reserve Bank cutting the cash rate to 1.5% – Amazing! Never have we seen interest rates at these levels and the flow on effects will make for interesting observations.

A big weekend in town with the Mantra Resort hosting the 2016 Victorian CFA/SES Community Safety and Hazard Awareness State Forum. It is expected that there … Continue Reading »