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About: Ellie Claringbold

Posts by: Ellie Claringbold

June 25, 2024

Victoria Police calls for help to stop rising elder abuse

VICTORIA Police is urging community members that know or suspect an older person is being abused to speak up and make a report, as...

June 25, 2024

AI could revolutionise radiation therapy treatment for cancer patients

Artificial intelligence (AI) may be the key to developing more precise treatment plans, and starting that treatment faster, for cancer patients who are prescribed...

June 25, 2024

Gift of time: Community rallies to support couple’s heartfelt mission

A FUNDRAISER started by a bereaved Leopold couple has raised enough money to provide two hospitals with cuddle cots to support parents experiencing pregnancy...

June 24, 2024

Leopold Lions Club ensures clear vision for a brighter future

THE Leopold Lions Club is doing its bit to improve the eye health of primary school aged children across the Greater Geelong region, hosting...

June 24, 2024

Study finds body dissatisfaction on the rise among youth

Body dissatisfaction is on the rise, with body image preventing nearly one-in-two young people attending school at some point, new research has found. Conducted by...

June 22, 2024

Donations pour into club after vandalism

THE community has rallied around a newly formed sporting club after it was vandalised last week, generously donating equipment and funds to help it...

June 21, 2024

Karate expert launches free self-defence program

A YOUNG woman with a black belt in karate has launched a free self-defence program with the aim of building a supportive community for...

June 20, 2024

Geelong, Carlton playing for a cause

WHEN Carlton and Geelong go head-to-head at the MCG on Friday night (June 21), both teams will be playing for more than AFL premiership...

June 20, 2024

Foodie paradise: Tastes of Greater Geelong unveils biggest program yet

THE full program for this year's Tastes of Greater Geelong has dropped, promising the food festival's biggest event to date. More than 100 events spread...

June 17, 2024

Farmer-made film sparks open conversation about mental health

A FARMER and mental health advocate has turned to filmmaking to help shine a light on the critical mental health issues facing Australia's farming...

June 16, 2024

Local advocacy group launches drive to assist asylum seekers

THE Queenscliff Rural Australians for Refugees (QRAR) advocacy group has launched a gift card drive to support asylum seekers living across the Geelong region. The...

June 16, 2024

Geelong women asked to stand for election

ADVOCATES for gender parity in local government gathered on Friday last week to launch a campaign encouraging women to run for council in this...

June 15, 2024

Live and Local program aims to fortify Geelong’s live music scene

THE City of Greater Geelong will this month host a series of free industry development sessions for locals who work in the music industry. The...

June 15, 2024

Nightide to light up the longest night

QUEENSCLIFF is again gearing up to toast the longest night of the year with a fire- and ice-themed winter solstice celebration. Now in its second...

June 14, 2024

Friday and Saturday afternoons most dangerous for drivers

FRIDAY and Saturday afternoons are the most dangerous time on the road for motorists during the winter, Victoria Police data has revealed. New crash data...

June 14, 2024

Boronggook Drysdale Library scoops award for stunning architecture

THE $9.15 million Boronggook Drysdale Library has been celebrated for its unique, "robust" and "joyful" design with a Public Architecture Award. The library, designed by...

June 13, 2024

Remembrance tree planted to remember lives lost to violence

A MOONAH tree has been planted on the St Leonards foreshore to honour those who have lost their lives to violence. The local community gathered...

June 11, 2024

World-class cinema coming to Queenscliff

FILM lovers from across the region will converge at Queenscliff Town Hall later this month for the annual Queenscliff Film Festival. Now in its 12th...

June 10, 2024

City to create LGBTIQA+ Action Plan

THE City of Greater Geelong has confirmed it will develop a dedicated LGBTIQA+ Action Plan to better facilitate inclusion across the region. The plan will...

June 10, 2024

Geelong seeks to strengthen ties with Japan for economic growth

A JAPANESE delegation visited Geelong last Thursday (May 30) to explore possible investment opportunities in the region. Led by deputy consul-general Natsuko Miguchi, the delegation...

June 9, 2024

Bellarine Bayside CEO to step down

BELLARINE Bayside is on the hunt for a new chief executive officer. The not-for-profit's currently serving chief, Bruce Elliot, announced late last month that he...

June 9, 2024

Choose your own theatrical adventure

TICKETS are on sale for an immersive, choose-your-own-adventure styled theatre experience at Queenscliff's Vue Grand Hotel. Set at a hospital fundraiser in 1924, ROARING brings...

June 8, 2024

Local SES volunteers joins calls for more funding

MEMBERS of the Victoria State Emergency Service (VICSES) from across the region have thrown their support behind a volunteer-led campaign calling for a sustainable...

June 7, 2024

Great Ocean Road retreat named Australian Home of the Year

A luxury holiday home on the Great Ocean Road has been named this year's Australian Home of the Year. The Separation Creek property, designed by...