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February 13, 2018

Ageless trike wheels onto the Bellarine

A worldwide initiative, Cycling Without Age, has arrived on the Bellarine, giving elderly residents the chance to experience the freedom of riding once more. Ole...

February 13, 2018

Doris to have her day in Portarlington

Country music star Melinda Schneider will channel the best of the legendary Doris Day during a tribute show at the Portarlington Neighbourhood House. The Melinda...

February 13, 2018

Aussie Open coin toss for Surf Coast hot shot

TORQUAY resident and ANZ Hot Shot Tennis star Lachlan Thomas took centre court at the Australian Open last month after he was chosen to...

February 1, 2018

Oceans 11 as BirdLife acts to support hooded plovers

FOR a decade, hooded plovers have tried but failed in attempts to raise a chick to flying age on 13th Beach, between 29W and...

February 1, 2018

Business hub bustles

QUEENSCLIFF Marina’s Business Hub was packed over summer with holidaymakers utilising the quiet space to keep up to date with work commitments. Owner Arash Harandian...

February 1, 2018

Drysdale girls perform dance for Dolly

WHEN Amy Jayne Everett, 14, affectionately known as “Dolly” took her own life in January, Australia acknowledged it was in the grips of a...

January 30, 2018

Footy legends in Lorne

Footy legends arrived in Lorne last weekend for the Lorne Football Netball Club celebrity entertainment night. Big names Wayne Carey, Brian Taylor and Billy Brownless...

January 29, 2018

Station swings into Oates Vic Open

Golf Victoria has announced RSN 927 as their newest official media partner for the 2018 Oates Vic Open. Regular live scores and news updates from...

January 29, 2018

Allenby and Lonard return for tournament

The Oates Vic Open, the only golf tournament world-wide that sees men and women battle it out for equal prize money, returns to Barwon...

January 29, 2018

Joy rides at Jan Juc

HITTING the waves this summer is a given for some, but a luxury for others who find navigating the sand challenging with loved ones...

January 29, 2018

Book fines canned following food donations

GIVETH and you shall receive, according to Geelong Library’s annual Food for Fines campaign that sees library fees waived for food. The campaign, which ran...

January 29, 2018

Summer scorcher sees full beaches and safety messages

WITH temperatures around the Surf Coast and the Bellarine reaching 40 degrees last week, people arrived to beaches and rivers in droves. Jan Juc was...

January 29, 2018

Wonder women wanted

APPLICATIONS are now open for the 2018 Monica Hayes Community Award that recognises women striving for gender equality within the community. Established in 2016, the...

January 26, 2018

Research delves into dogs on coast

THE IMPACT of population and dogs on Barwon Coast beaches is the focus of a new Barwon Coast Committee of Management (BCCM) research project. BCCM...

January 26, 2018

Cyclist injured in Surf Coast crash

A FEMALE cyclist in her 50s has sustained head injuries after colliding with a car on Tuesday morning on the Surf Coast Highway, Torquay. The...

January 26, 2018

Grove teen puts hands and heart of gold to good use

HIGH school can be challenging at the best of times, and having dyslexia doesn’t help 14-year-old Georgie Demir, yet this remarkable teen has dedicated...

January 26, 2018

Grove’s travel champions awarded

IT WAS a clean sweep for the Ocean Grove Helloworld Travel team after every member received an award from the Helloworld Frontliners Forum held...

January 26, 2018

Fresh food for popular eatery

GROUND Zero Café in Drysdale has re-opened its doors and is serving up a fresh dishes thanks to new owners Patrick and Grace Lamanna. Having...

January 26, 2018

Borough to celebrate Australia Day, kites in Grove

THE Borough of Queenscliffe Council has confirmed Australia Day celebrations will go ahead despite an increased pressure to change the date. Borough of Queenscliffe mayor...

January 26, 2018

Cruise delivers for Bellarine

PORTARLINGTON was abuzz with excitement on Tuesday morning with the arrival of the Norwegian Jewel cruise ship. Carrying 2,000 passengers and crew, droves disembarked onto...

January 26, 2018

Favourite farm gets grant

ONE of the Bellarine Peninsula’s most idyllic wineries, Basils Farm, has been recognised by the federal government, receiving a $300,000 grant. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull...

January 22, 2018

Teens drop good drops as drinking decreases

A new study has shown Australian teenagers are reporting lower drinking rates than their peers two decades ago. The Deakin University study in collaboration with...

January 22, 2018

Art in three dimensions at art space

The Surf Coast Art Space has launched Summer Sculpture, their newest exhibition with more than 100 pieces from 30 sculptors on show. The exhibition presented...

January 22, 2018

Its go time for junior rangers in parks

KIDS and their families are discovering the secrets of Victoria’s national parks and reserves this summer thanks to a junior rangers program. The initiative run...

January 15, 2018

Archibald boosts Geelong economy

A cool $6 million has been injected into the regions local economy thanks to Geelong Gallery’s Archibald Prize exhibition. The City of Greater Geelong in...

January 12, 2018

Test sail and sea at try day

IT’S A case of sail and see, with Torquay Sailing Club’s “Try Sailing” workshops starting on January 14. Running over the school holidays, the workshops...

January 12, 2018

Helicopter to the rescue in Grove

THE Westpac Lifesaver Rescue Helicopter rescued a man at RAAFs Beach in Ocean Grove last week after he became caught in a rip. Life Saving...

January 8, 2018

Laughs loved at Lorne Hotel

Lorne Hotel is expecting another sold out event when comedians Dave Hughes and Dave O’Neil come to town January 12. Gracing our television screens and...