The Colarusso Family will today (19 December) be farewelling their loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother Rosa Colarusso with Mass to commence at 11am in St.Kieran’s Church, Lloyd St Moe, followed by burial at the Erica Cemetery. Light lunch and refreshments at The Erica Hall. A lovely lady and neighbour who will be sadly missed.
Restrictions are here! No burning off is allowed without a written permit from CFA and/or your local Council. Burning without one is a criminal offence. Permits can be applied for online at the CFA website. All applications require a site visit by a CFA Officer prior to approval so depending on how many applications we have as to the time-frame for issuing permits if approved. Any further queries call CFA on 56241900.
2019 Christmas and New Year trading hours
Monday 23rd December 5-9pm
Tuesday 24th December 5-9pm
Wednesday 25th December CLOSED
Thursday 26th December CLOSED
Friday 27th December 11.30am – 10pm
Saturday 28th December 11.30am – 10pm
Sunday 29th December 12.00pm – 10pm
Monday 30th December 11.30am -9pm
Tuesday 31st December 11.30am – 11pm
From Wednesday 1/1/20 till Sunday 12/1/20 the hotel will be open everyday from 11.30am
Gippsland passengers travelling to or from Melbourne on Tuesday, December 17 may have to find alternative transport because of a Rail, Tram & Bus Union strike. If the strike proceeds, all V/Line services will be cancelled on the Gippsland line for 24 hours.
V/Line employees have voted 98 per cent in favour of taking industrial action in their bid to secure an improved workplace agreement.
The Walhalla Lodge Hotel, aka ‘The Wally Pub’, will now be open every day except Tuesday “until further notice”. They will be shut on 25th and 26th December, also on 1st January. Call them on 03 5165 6226 or visit www.facebook.com/walhalla.lodge.hotel for more information.
The heated indoor swimming pool and adjacent gymnasium at Rawson were opened for the summer season on 1st December and will close on 31st March 2020. The complex is open daily and the entry fee permits use of both facilities. Entrance to the Robertson Sports Centre car park is opposite the old Service Station. For opening times and charges:
Make Australia Day special by being part of this fun event! Cricket in Erica, played as it should be. Hit and Giggle. No skill required. Just kids and adults from all over having a go. Book your place before somebody else gets in first!
Restrictions will commence for the South Gippsland Shire, Bass Coast Shire and Baw Baw Shire on the 16th December 2019.
Regional Roads Victoria have advised that reconstruction of sections of the Tyers-Thomson Valley Road will continue until the end of February 2020. The current work is part of the reconstruction of some 6 km of the road and will provide a stronger more durable surface on this key rural route.
For off-road motor cycle enthusiasts, the Australian Four Day Enduro is an absolute must-go. And a great chance for local community groups to participate and fundraise. Officials from the Dandenong Motorcycle Club net with Erica/Rawson community members in the Erica Hall on Wednesday 27 November and outlined how and where in the surrounding bush the event would operate.