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LORNE – HERE AND THERE We all thought that last week was going to be big on the coast but I don’t believe anyone would have predicted the enormous influx of visitors that we experienced and I think you’ll find that this was only an entrée of things to come. It’s hard not to argue that our region is not looking as good as it ever has, … Continue Reading »

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LORNE – HERE AND THERE

Last weekend Melbourne Cup long weekend saw the first influx of visitors to the coast in numbers that was a warm reminder to what can be expected in the coming months. Speaking with one of our leading restauranteurs last evening, this “staged” influx of visitors was working well with the abundance of regional visitors heading out for the first time … Continue Reading »

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LORNE – HERE AND THERE

After a big week of grand finals across two national sporting codes that saw Victorian teams reign supreme even while playing interstate, it’s fair to say that the floodgates are about to open. Under current COVID guidelines the Victorian State of Emergency is scheduled to end at 11:59pm on the 8th of November. And at this same time, it’s expected … Continue Reading »

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LORNE – HERE AND THERE

AFL Grand Final weekend is upon us and who would have ever thought when COVID lock downs first hit, that a football season could possibly be completed. Saturday evening signals the final to one of the most tumultuous seasons in the league’s history! The Geelong Cats take on the Richmond Tigers in what will be one of the most valued … Continue Reading »

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LORNE – HERE AND THERE

Over the last week the ocean has been alive with activity and Louttit Bay has been a marine playground. With large schools of bait fish being driven to the surface by the strategic feeding patterns of pods of dolphins working as one, Lorne’s “air show” would then begin. Falling from the skies like Japanese kamikaze pilots piercing the ocean surface … Continue Reading »

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LORNE – HERE AND THERE

The words on everyone’s lips is “when is Melbourne coming out of lockdown?” and the sixty four-million-dollar question is likely to be answered on the 19th of this month when Danial Andrews is scheduled to deliver his update on the journey to the next steps of coming out of COVID-19. I was in a community meeting yesterday and it was … Continue Reading »

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LORNE – HERE AND THERE

With school holidays underway and regional visitors and holiday home owners looking to take advantage of the easing regional COVID-19 restrictions we are experiencing a real holiday atmosphere in Mountjoy Parade. Outdoor dining tables are full again, the Foreshore full of colour and surprisingly many enjoying the ocean for the first time. Our local kids returned to Stribling Reserve on … Continue Reading »

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LORNE – HERE AND THERE

Lorne has begun to come to life like the “sleeping giant of the coast”. Regional Victorian visitors have started to descend on Lorne as school holidays are underway, while others “kick the shackles” and just want to get away. Mountjoy Parade has come to life again and in a big way. A new seafood premises Captain Hooked, at the former … Continue Reading »

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LORNE – HERE AND THERE

The Victorian Premier’s announcements last Sunday were the first positive signs that we have seen and the first glimmers of hope and optimism provided by our leaders, with the “walls coming down” for Regional Victorians the enquiry levels for holiday accommodation around the coast have gone through the roof. After months of non-activity, it’s great to see the journey to … Continue Reading »

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LORNE – HERE AND THERE

The Victorian Premier’s announcements last Sunday were the first positive signs that we have seen and the first glimmers of hope and optimism provided by our leaders, with the “walls coming down” for Regional Victorians the enquiry levels for holiday accommodation around the coast have gone through the roof. After months of non-activity, it’s great to see the journey to … Continue Reading »