Archive for March, 2019

Our Backyard – Lorne

LORNE – HERE AND THERE

Autumn on the coast and there’s plenty going on in and around Lorne, and this weekend is no exception. On Saturday the Lorne Dolphins take on the Warrnambool Old Collegians in a full-scale practice match at the Stribling Reserve on Saturday afternoon with country sport hospitality in full swing. On Sunday the very popular Deans Marsh Festival gets underway featuring live music, local harvest market stalls, … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard

LORNE – HERE AND THERE

Last week I shared how Sarah Henderson, our Federal M.P. for Corangamite was coming to Lorne to make some exciting announcements. Well that she did and in such a big, big way. In fact, $3.26 million, matched by the same figure from the Surf Coast Shire for the re-development of the Stribling Reserve facilities and a further $90,000 for the Lorne Bowls Club for the re-surface … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard

LORNE – HERE AND THERE

The first week of autumn has started just as well as summer finished with temperatures getting no lower than the mid-twenties, numbers around town continuing to be strong and the chance to take a breath and reflect on the summer that was. Confirmed by most as one of our ‘best ever’, it was a beauty on almost every front. This weekend’s Labour Day long weekend will again … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard

LORNE – HERE AND THERE

The curtain is finally down on what has been one of Lorne’s best summers in many years. The weather pattern looks set to cotinine over the next week which will ensure the vibe continues. Its such a great time to be on the coast and there are many who share the same belief. On Wednesday I ran into a lovely couple from Toronto, Canada who had … Continue Reading »