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May 24, 2024

Local generosity helps Queenscliff charity

COTTAGE by the Sea has felt the generosity of the local community after the charity discovered its basketball ring had been damaged in the...

May 24, 2024

Beach Hotel wins big

JAN Juc's The Beach Hotel has taken out the best Regional Pub Bar at the 2024 Australian Hotel Association Victoria State Awards for Excellence. The...

May 23, 2024

New twist on a Shakespeare classic

One of Shakespeare's classic comedies will take the stage at the Geelong Arts Centre this weekend, with a new take on the original. A Midsummer...

May 23, 2024

The best of musical theatre in one show

Get ready to sing along to all the musical hits as The World of Musicals - in Concert comes to Geelong. Following a sold-out Australian...

May 19, 2024

Kokoda Youth Program is changing lives

A RUGGED trail in the Owen Stanley Ranges in Papua New Guinea was a gruelling battlefield in World War II but is now a...

May 19, 2024

Free breakfast serves up for success

MORE Victorian students will have the opportunity to start the day with full stomachs as the Allan Labor Government announces free breakfasts in schools. For...

May 18, 2024

Local talent highlights the importance of AFL Indigenous rounds.

For the first time Torquay's very own Kangaroo Jack has created a football and netball to be used in AFL Barwon's coming Indigenous round. Established...

May 18, 2024

Capturing the moment of pause in new Bellarine exhibition

Melbourne photographer Brian Ellwood has opened the doors of his first solo exhibition, Moments of Pause, at Café Zoo in Drysdale. The collection features wildlife...

May 18, 2024

Grief Week to be launched

GEELONG'S Hope Bereavement Care, also referred to as Hope, will launch Australia's first National Grief Week on May 19. Hope Bereavement Cares Melinda Hopper said...

May 17, 2024

Wear Orange Wednesday and say thanks to SES volunteers

COMMUNITIES are being encouraged to participate in Wear Orange Wednesday (WOW) to say thank you to State Emergency Services (SES) next week (May 22). The...

May 16, 2024

Lee Kernaghan gets back on the road

After a four-year break from touring, Lee Kernaghan is making his return to the stage with a new show. Along with a new band, the...

May 14, 2024

Celebrating diversity and community at the Sacrededge Festival

ACROSS three days, the Sacrededge Festival returned to the Queenscliff Uniting Church in its 11th year with an opportunity for the community to learn...

May 13, 2024

L2P adds electric vehicle

THE City of Greater Geelong have expanded the cars available in their L2P program, adding an electric vehicle to their fleet. Funded by The Transport...

May 13, 2024

Emergency services train for mass casualty incidents

EMERGENCY services on the Bellarine have honed their skills in case of a mass causality event. In a recent training session, Ambulance Victoria (AV) prepared...

May 12, 2024

High spirits at Sail Bellarine Regatta

MORE than 70 boats took to the water last weekend in Indented Head for Sail Bellarine's annual regatta. The event took place on May 4...

May 12, 2024

Living with cystic fibrosis

May is Cystic Fibrosis Awareness month, drawing attention to the disease and how it affects those who experience it. Cystic fibrosis, also commonly referred to...

May 11, 2024

Vintage flair with high-quality service

Emma Height and Jacob Hams are conquering the wedding and events world with their decked out mobile caravan bar and award-winning service. Step into the...

May 11, 2024

Cottage by the Sea holds Winter Warmers Breakfast

COTTAGE by the Sea's Winter Warmer event returned to GMHBA Stadium on Wednesday last week. Hosted by Cottage by the Sea ambassador Ian Cover, guests...

May 10, 2024

Local distillery owner inducted into Australian Distillers Hall of Fame

BELLARINE Distillery co-owner and co-founder Lorelle Warren has been inducted into the 2024 Australian Distillers Hall of Fame. The Hall of Fame was introduced in...

May 9, 2024

Pez returns for 15-year anniversary tour

Fifteen years after releasing his debut album, Perry Chapman, better known as Pez, is going on a national anniversary tour. His debut album, A mind...

May 8, 2024

E-waste drop off day

THE Borough of Queenscliffe will host their annual e-waste drop-off day next Saturday (May 11). Residents will be able to responsibly dispose of their old...

May 8, 2024

Community bush playgroup in Ocean Grove

WILDFLOWER Kids has gone bush, creating a community playgroup at the Ocean Grove Nature Reserve with the idea of connecting families to nature. Katrina Lumb...

May 7, 2024

Safety improvements for Dog Beach

THE Borough of Queenscliffe has received Coastal Public Access and Risk Grant program funding to extend fencing along the dog beach. The Department of Energy,...

May 5, 2024

Reving up for Mother’s Day

Surprise the mums and mother figures in your life this Mother's Day with some racing fun. On May 12 the Western District Car Club (WDCC)...