Archive for April, 2019

Our Backyard

LORNE – HERE AND THERE

After what has effectively been an extended holiday period, with those who were able to negotiate three holiday leave days between Easter and this weekend benefiting from a ten-day break. And based on the number on the coast there were many who had done just that. Thursdays Anzac Day services in Lorne saw attendances like never before. A dawn service of approximately 450 gathered at Lorne’s … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard

LORNE – HERE AND THERE

Happy Easter from all here at Great Ocean Road Real Estate, and what a big weekend it’s going to be. We have the Lions Easter Art Show, the Lorne Foreshore Market, the Lorne Country Club Ambrose Tournament, the Angler famous Easter Sunday, last year’s Grand Final rematch between Lorne and Birregurra, the Surf Clubs “Last Supper” plus all of Lorne’s amazing restaurants and amenities open for … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard

LORNE – HERE AND THERE

The first week of school holidays has been a combination of swell, reasonable visitor numbers, smoke and activity on many fronts. Forest Fire Management Victoria (FFMV) have continued their planned burns around Lorne with minimal impact on town and in my view is far outweighed by the benefits gained in preparation for the next fire season. FFMV have indicated that all burns will be complete by … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard

LORNE – HERE AND THERE

There’s a fair bit happening around Lorne with holiday dates dominating the balance of April. This weekend our local footballers and netballers travel to Irrewillipe for round 1 of Colac and District Football League season as the Dolphins prepare for the defence of their 2018 Premiership, but that’s not all of what is happening this weekend. At 8am tomorrow the Lorne Beach Parkrun is launched for … Continue Reading »