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The Lakeside Residents Group can’t wait to see the range of creative costumes in the area this weekend.
The ghosts and ghouls will no doubt be out to play this coming weekend, as Halloween is upon us once again! For this year’s spooky festivities on Sunday 31 October, kids in Pakenham’s Lakeside community are being encouraged to go big and dress up, and there’s a neat incentive for those who do. The Lakeside Residents Group wanted to make the most out of Halloween this year and as a way of giving back to the local community after a tough year, have organised a best dressed competition full of prizes for spooky youngsters. Wendy Andrews from the Lakeside Residents Group said that the organisation felt this was a great “way to give back to Lakeside residents and members”, and they hoped this fun-little competition would bring a smile to many peoples faces. “We have show bags, chocolate bags, hampers and pizza vouchers [to be won] as prizes,” Ms Andrews said. “The kids just need to send in a photo of themselves dressed up on Halloween to lakesidecommunity@ymail. com with their age, name and address and contact details.” The most creative costumes will win prizes, and winners will be contacted some time after the weekend. So what are you waiting for Lakesiders? Time to get spook-tacular!
Workplace death erty yesterday afternoon, which resulted in the tragic death of a 40-year-old licenced electrical worker,” she said. “Unfortunately, at the time of the incident preliminary inquiries suggest that the man was working within the vicinity of live electrical cables. “ESV, Victoria’s independent energy safety
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WorkSafe and Energy Safe Victoria are investigating the circumstances surrounding the incident. Energy Safe Victoria Commissioner and Chairperson Marnie Williams said ESV offers its condolences to the victim’s loved ones. “Energy Safe Victoria (ESV) is investigating an incident at a Pakenham commercial prop-
A man has died in a workplace accident on the roof of Taco Bill in Pakenham. Emergency services were called to the restaurant on the Princes Highway around 6pm on Tuesday 26 October. A 40-year-old electrician was electrocuted while installing a light. Police will prepare a report for the Coroner.