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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...

July 10, 2019

Kebab shop owners on search for new location

PORTZ Kebab Arama Coffee House is searching for a new location to operate from after closing late last month. After nine years of serving the...

July 3, 2019

Metricon celebrates a win at the Master Builders regional awards

Metricon has again come up trumps at the Master Builders Association of Victoria awards held recently. Metricon’s Lawson and Bohemian homes, on display in Ballarat...

July 3, 2019

Stellar weekend for Surf Coast FC

SURF Coast Football Club enjoyed a stellar weekend with both the Men’s and Women’s Senior teams jumping to outright top spot on their respective...

July 3, 2019

EYEING THE WEEKEND

FRIDAY 5/7 THE BOOK OF EVERYTHING The Woodbin Theatre will tomorrow night welcome The Book of Everything presented by Geelong Repertory Theatre Company. Adapted by Richard...

July 3, 2019

Program supports refugees at Clonard

EDCONNECT Australia has entered into a partnership project with Refugee Education Support Program (RESP) at Clonard Secondary College. RESP improves the educational outcomes of students...

July 3, 2019

City wants more time to consider Local Government Bill

THE City of Greater Geelong wants an extension of time to provide feedback on the proposed Local Government Bill 2019, arguing it needs more...

July 3, 2019

Warm up with wine this Winter Shiraz Weekend

NOW in its fourth year, Wine Geelong’s annual Winter Shiraz Weekend is set to warm-up wine lovers on July 6-7 with producers showcasing the...

July 3, 2019

New Ryman village planned for Ocean Grove

RYMAN Healthcare is planning to build a new retirement village on Shell Road in Ocean Grove. The site is close to local shops and will...

July 3, 2019

Drysdale residents step up campaign for shared footpath

BELLARINE Springs Retirement Village residents have stepped up their fight for footpaths to be built in Drysdale’s growing residential area by submitting a petition. Local resident...

June 26, 2019

Take a trip on the Bellarine Railway

Take a scenic journey from Queenscliff to Drysdale or Lakers Siding, travelling alongside Swan Bay and through remnant bush. Trains depart from Queenscliff and Drysdale...

June 26, 2019

Geelong’s creativity goes on show

GEELONG mayor Bruce Harwood says the city “has been heard loud and clear” at the recent UNESCO conference in Italy. Cr Harwood and the city’s...

June 26, 2019

Impact of fine mess debated in Parliament

THE state Opposition has criticised state Labor over the fallout of errors and delays at Fines Victoria on councils such as the City of...

June 26, 2019

Roger Grant sails away from tourism role

LONG-serving Geelong tourism boss Roger Grant was given a rousing send-off by colleagues and friends at an event in Grovedale last week. Mr Grant, the...

June 26, 2019

IN BRIEF

Work begins on Torquay North roundabout MAJOR construction began on Monday on a new roundabout at the intersection of Surf Coast Highway, Messmate Road and...

June 19, 2019

Elite Taekwondo kicks to victory

STUDENTS from Torquay’s Elite Taekwondo have participated in three competitions over the last three weeks, putting their skills in sparring and patterns disciplines to...

June 19, 2019

Helping get the job done

Torquay Hire & Steel can find you the right tool for the right job. The business offers an extensive range of equipment suitable for handymen,...

June 19, 2019

Torquay’s coffee haven

Since 2013, Ocean Grind have been roasting and supplying specialty coffee for homes, cafes and shops along the Surf Coast. Over the past couple of...

June 19, 2019

CrossFit is for everyone

You don’t have to be fit to CrossFit! We’re here to explain that “being fit for CrossFit” could not be further from the truth, and...

June 19, 2019

Find the right balance on the coast

Coastal Balance is celebrating their third anniversary at their funky warehouse-turned boutique-health studio at 2 Haystacks Drive in the heart of the West Coast Business...

June 19, 2019

Surf Coast’s creativity powers the region’s economy

THE Surf Coast’s creative jobs are being highlighted as an example of one of the industries that will drive the economic future of regional...

June 19, 2019

Regions talk cross-border collaboration

REGIONAL leaders from Victoria’s south west and South Australia’s eastern regions have begun conversations to prioritise greater collaboration and economic development across the Victorian...

June 19, 2019

City touts fast rail within six years

AN AMBITIOUS report being touted by the City of Greater Geelong claims a fast rail service connecting Melbourne to Geelong could be up and...

June 19, 2019

Environmental projects encouraged to nominate

PARKS Victoria has used World Environment Day to encourage community members who are undertaking projects that are dedicated towards improving the environment and human...

June 19, 2019

Bellarine footy clubs among submissions for council funding

A CITY of Greater Geelong Council panel is considering more than 50 submissions on a range of topics relating to the 2019 20 Budget...

June 19, 2019

Sing along with the Coryule Chorus during an open rehearsal

THE Coryule Chorus Community choir will hold its second open rehearsal next week, after the first one last year received such a positive response...

June 19, 2019

Bellarine Railway services to return later this month following major works

THE Bellarine Railway is undergoing major works that will see the heritage service return at the end of this month with a new timetable. Acting...