Archive for November, 2018

Our Backyard – Lorne

LORNE – HERE AND THERE

Farewell autumn, and if the past three months is any indicator to the expected visitor numbers over the coming months, then its going to be huge. Visitation numbers to the Great Ocean Road are growing faster than expected, new figures show. Latest data shows the region generated more than $870 million to the economy last financial year, up 18.7 percent on the year before and 6.4 … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard

LORNE – HERE AND THERE

Hard to believe that the official start of summer is only two weeks away and with it comes the need to be prepared on so many different fronts – none more so than the fire front! On Tuesday the 27th of November the Community Based Bushfire Management Group are hosting a bushfire awareness event at the Lorne CFA/ Emergency Services hub from 5:30pm. This based community … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard

LORNE – HERE AND THERE

The Spring Racing Carnival is always a great time to be in Lorne and this year has been no different. The crowds in town last weekend were exceptional and apart from the odd display of the ever-changing spring weather, a great weekend was had by all. Whether it was the kindergarten market on the Saturday or the Melbourne Cup celebrations at Lorne Angling and Aquatic Club … Continue Reading »