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August 1, 2019

Grass is getting greener at Lonsdale Golf Club

MEMBERS of Lonsdale Golf Club will soon be able to enjoy the club’s newly reconstructed first nine holes. With the approaching spring growing season likely...

August 1, 2019

Beer festival to roll out the barrel in Johnstone Park

THE Great Australian Beer Festival will have a new home in 2020, with Geelong’s Johnstone Park to host the event for the first time. Now...

August 1, 2019

Volunteers plant hundreds of trees at Ocean Grove

NATIONAL Tree Day in Ocean Grove was a great success with more than 130 people planting 750 trees to create a new urban woodland...

July 31, 2019

School’s in for 2020

Things are set for the opening of Armstrong Mount Duneed’s new primary school for business next year with building works now complete and a...

July 24, 2019

VICTORIA STAYS ATOP HOUSING SCORECARD

First home buyers have kept Victoria at the top of the rankings, according to the HIA’s Housing Scorecard. The HIA Housing Scorecard report presents analysis...

July 24, 2019

Lenders playing naughty and nice with cash rate cut

Following this month’s announcement by the RBA to cut the cash rate to a historic low of 1.00 per cent, how did lenders react...

July 24, 2019

Keep your property under control

It can be shocking how quickly your management fees can get away from you. You initially agree to a percentage and then over the years,...

July 24, 2019

Top four race tightens

WITH the Hells Bells competition signifying the halfway point of the competitive season, marquee divisions being the Open Men’s and Open Women’s divisions are...

July 24, 2019

LINKS BISTRO HAS YOUR DINNER TEED UP

Links Bistro at Lonsdale Golf Club is introducing monthly themed dinner nights, starting on Wednesday, July 31 with $15 Pizza Night. There will be...

July 24, 2019

EYEING THE WEKEND

FRIDAY 26/7 WAVE OF MUSIC AT NEW HALL Lighthouse Arts Collective will present three artists at New Hall this Friday. Ella Thompson will take the stage...

July 24, 2019

City welcomes extra time for local government reform feedback

THE City of Greater Geelong has welcomed an extension of the public consultation on the state government's proposed reforms to the Local Government Bill. Several...

July 24, 2019

Coker supports increasing Newstart payments

CORANGAMITE Labor federal member Libby Coker has thrown her support behind raising Newstart by at least $75 a week. There have been increasing calls for...

July 24, 2019

Anglers dip in to revegetate river

MORE than 40 local recreational anglers braved wet and windy conditions earlier this month to help revegetate the Barwon River. Thousands of native trees, shrubs...

July 24, 2019

Wire rope safety barriers to be audited

THE Victorian Auditor-General's Office is carrying out a state-wide audit on wire rope safety barriers in regional areas, which has been welcomed by Liberal...

July 24, 2019

Great Ocean Road centenary project seeks feedback

GREAT Ocean Road Regional Tourism (GORRT) is seeking feedback about the bench seats and QR codes to be installed along the Great Ocean Road...

July 24, 2019

New winery and group accommodation proposed for Port

A DAY spa and retreat in Portarlington is proposing to add a cellar door and group accommodation to its offerings. The City of Greater Geelong...

July 24, 2019

A monster wave is coming to the Bellarine

ADVENTURE Park in Wallington will open its new monster family thrill waterslide – Tsunami – in November this year. The Tsunami is Victoria's first triple...

July 17, 2019

Consider home staging when selling your house

No matter which point of the market you are selling at, professional home staging is the single most powerful tool at your disposal to...

July 17, 2019

Time to tackle loneliness

You can interact every day with hundreds of Facebook, Instagram or Twitter friends and yet still be alone. Very alone, in fact, and according to...

July 17, 2019

Town by town snapshot Anglesea

The size of Anglesea is approximately 96.9 square kilometres stretching out along the Great Ocean Road with the Anglesea Heath and Otway Forest Park...

July 17, 2019

Drysdale sports precinct plan released for comment

THE City of Greater Geelong Council has released a draft Drysdale Sporting Precinct Master Plan for community feedback. The precinct, on the corner of Grubb...

July 17, 2019

Borough seeks community feedback on reimagined project

THE Borough of Queenscliffe is asking for the community’s input on its reimagined Destination Queenscliff project. The project, which has undergone significant changes to incorporate...

July 17, 2019

Coastal trail route to be revealed

ROUTE options for a potential new coastal trail between Fairhaven and Skenes Creek will be revealed for discussion this week at consultation sessions in...

July 17, 2019

Ellie crowned champion at Gold Coast comp

BARWON Heads’ Ellie Harrison took out the blue ribbon 16 and under divisions at the 2019 Billabong Occy’s Grom Comp on the Gold Coast...

July 10, 2019

Best lawns on Backyard Blicavs

Do you dream of weed pullers, irrigators and fertilisers? Do you enjoy being outdoors and keeping the lawn in check? Does your mouth water when someone...

July 10, 2019

AGENTS WITH PULL

Anyone who has bought or sold a property recently will probably be struck by the range of marketing styles shown by property consultants. “The two...

July 10, 2019

Torquay Boardriders finest junior members to head north

Over the course of the next few weeks, Torquay Boardriders finest junior members will assemble on the Gold Coast for the Occy Grom Comp...

July 10, 2019

International visitors flock to regional Victoria

THE Victoria Tourism Industry Council (VTIC) has welcomed the latest results of Tourism Research Australia’s International Visitor Survey (IVS), which show regional Victoria is...