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June 19, 2019

Shire encourages people to power up with solar

WITH the Victorian Government re-opening rebates for rooftop solar next month, the Surf Coast Shire says it’s an ideal time for residents and businesses...

June 19, 2019

Bellarine Peninsula Coastal Trail forum on tomorrow

THE future development in the “green wedge” between Point Lonsdale and Ocean Grove will be the focus of a public forum tomorrow (Friday). Organised by...

June 12, 2019

Welsh Homes goes

Need to re-visit the display home but can’t make the time? Or, looking to plan your trip before you head out? Innovative 3D tours from...

June 12, 2019

VILLAWOOD PROPERTIES TURN 30!

It’s Villawood’s birthday! If you’ve driven along the Geelong Ring Road the past few weeks, you may have noticed our new letters on the...

June 12, 2019

FRANKIE VALLI AND BEACH BOYS HEAD FOR 360Q

A new entertainment experience titled Frankie Valli and Beach Boys will delight audiences at Queenscliff’s 360Q on Saturday June 22. After spending many decades taking...

June 12, 2019

EYEING THE WEEKEND

FRIDAY 14/6 KITES FLY IN Geelong band The Kite Machine will perform at the Barwon Club Hotel this Friday to celebrate the release of their...

June 12, 2019

Funding to reform recycling industry

THE state government has announced a Recycling Industry Reform package of $34.9 million to further strengthen the waste and recycling sector. The package came in...

June 12, 2019

Online tool to help collate whale sightings

A NEW online tool has been launched for citizen scientists and casual whale watchers along the Victorian coast to contribute sightings and photographs to...

June 12, 2019

The wait begins for the 50-Year Storm

THE wait is officially on for this year’s Bells Beach 50-Year Storm Invitational, with voting closed and a line-up of 30 surfers chosen. Organisers received...

June 12, 2019

Thousands head to Portarlington to share Celtic spirit

THE Celtic spirit was alive and well at the weekend when thousands of people converged on Portarlington to share music and laughter. The National Celtic...

June 12, 2019

Artists show and discuss their works during Low Light

FIVE creative artisans opened their studios and galleries to discuss what’s behind their work as part of the Queenscliff and Point Lonsdale winter Low...

June 12, 2019

Geelong Highway Patrol rolls out new technology

UNAUTHORISED drivers in the Geelong area will find it much harder to flout the law now a Highway Patrol car equipped with Victoria Police’s...

June 12, 2019

Coker officially wins Corangamite

LABOR’S Libby Coker is officially the new federal member for Corangamite. The former Surf Coast Shire councillor was declared the winner of the seat over...

June 12, 2019

Town identity key to future Port developments, says group

THE Park Street Group has a vision for Portarlington - to preserve its valued sense of identity and character, community spirit and the coastal...

June 6, 2019

Town by town snapshot Aireys Inlet

The size of Aireys Inlet is approximately 20.2 square kilometres and is a popular stop for travellers along the Great Ocean Road where ocean...

June 5, 2019

Brighten up your home to offset the dreary and drab weather

With winter here, many of us will be looking to retreat from the outside world – heading indoors for a little reprieve from the...

June 5, 2019

Award-winning builder based in the heart of the coast

Coastyle Building Solutions is a multi-award-winning builder based on the Bellarine Peninsula for more than 10 years. Having won the HIA Victorian Professional Small Builder/Renovator...

June 5, 2019

Dream Team of Property Staging is changing the home marketing game

Getting your home to stand out in the property market has never been so important, says Kate Ewings from Geelong and Surf Coast property...

June 5, 2019

Budget’s regional and tourism measures welcomed

THE Victorian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) has welcomed the 2019-20 Victorian budget, noting its continued infrastructure investment and steps to lower business...

June 5, 2019

Port community rallies behind kebab business

MORE than 1,000 people have signed a petition to help save Portz Kebab Arama Coffee House after the local business was informed its landholder...

May 29, 2019

Chess club looking for more players to get on board

THE Ocean Grove Chess Club is an excellent way for people of any skill level to play the ancient game. Founded in October 2007 by...

May 29, 2019

A new era beckons at Geelong Lawn

IT’S the spiritual home of tennis in Geelong, with a history dating back to 1882, now looking forward to a great future under new...

May 29, 2019

Local sculptor and tourism boss meet the Queen

OCEAN Grove sculptor Will Wilson and director of Australia’s Great Southern Touring Route Roger Grant received a very special visitor to their stand at...

May 29, 2019

Coker takes Corangamite, Henderson eyes Senate

THE fight for Corangamite is over, with incumbent Liberal MP Sarah Henderson conceding victory to Labor challenger Libby Coker last week. However, Ms Henderson’s absence...

May 29, 2019

On their bikes: Metricon raises more than $100,000 for young cancer sufferers

EARLY last Saturday morning 12 very keen Metricon employees embarked on a four-day Victorian bike ride, battling the elements to cover more than 450...

May 23, 2019

Seven key things to consider when choosing a quality retirement village

With so many retirement-living options, it can be a challenge to decide on the best place to spend your golden years. So, with the...

May 23, 2019

Travel Australia and abroad with home pick-up with O’Shannessy’s Quality Tours

Seniors are currently experiencing the very best of luxury coach travel all over Australia and it begins when a smiling professional chauffeur greets them...

May 23, 2019

Lead an active, pain-free and healthy life with Kieser

Strengthening your body can help promote an active, pain-free and healthy life. At Kieser, their programs are designed to help clients build strength, regardless of...