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November 7, 2019

Town by town snapshot

Town Profile: Barwon Heads The size of Barwon Heads is approximately 6.8 square kilometres and has one park covering nearly 3.5 per cent of...

November 7, 2019

Confidence Returning to Housing Market

NEW home sales have bounced back in September to return to levels seen during the latter half of 2018 according to HIA Economist Angela...

November 7, 2019

Barwon Heads rowers impress at World Championships

BARWON Heads Canoe Club had four members compete in the International Canoe Federation (ICF) Canoe Marathon World Champions in China last month.

Australia had 12...

November 7, 2019

Cats’ AFL and AFLW fixtures announced

The 2020 AFL and AFLW fixtures have been released, with the Geelong Cats AFLW team set to play four games at GMHBA Stadium.

Geelong's AFLW...

November 7, 2019

Shire wants brakes put on train stabling facility

THE Surf Coast Shire has joined the City of Greater Geelong in opposing the state government's plans to build a train stabling and maintenance...

November 7, 2019

Council wheel out purple bins in trial

THE Surf Coast Shire Council will trial using a fourth bin at a handful of households this month.

New purple-lidded, 120-litre bins have been delivered...

November 7, 2019

Feedback sought on Great Ocean Road Action Plan

COMMUNITY members are being invited to have their say on the future of the Great Ocean Road.

The Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning...

November 7, 2019

Surf Coast Rural Australians for Refugees turns three

NEXT week will mark the third anniversary of a vigil by a local refugee advocacy group.

Surf Coast Rural Australians for Refugees (SCRAR) has been...

November 7, 2019

Geelong lawyers drive landmark case

GEELONG barristers David O'Brien and Gary Taylor have been an integral part of a landmark case that was recently resolved.

The case "JCB v Bishop...

November 7, 2019

Buruli ulcer spreads to Surf Coast

HEALTH authorities recently issued a state-wide health alert to doctors about a serious flesh-eating ulcer spreading to the Surf Coast. The Buruli ulcer had previously...

November 7, 2019

Bad Diaries bring good entertainment

THE WORD for Word National Non-Fiction Festival has announced the line-up for its Bad Diaries Salon.

The event, which was a sell-out last year, sees...

November 7, 2019

Counting down to Christmastime in Torquay

THE month-long 'Christmastime in Torquay' home and street decorating festival begins next week.

Surf Coast Shire mayor Rose Hodge encouraged people to get involved.
"Let's light...

November 7, 2019

Remembrance Day to be commemorated across the Surf Coast

RSLs across Australia will hold Remembrance Day services on Monday, November 11, with the Torquay RSL service at Point Danger to begin at 10.40am.


November 7, 2019

Strapper Surf wins Australian Retailer of the Year

TORQUAY-based retailer Strapper Surf has received a prestigious award.

The company was named Australian Retailer of the Year (Multi Store) at the recent 2019 Surf...

November 7, 2019

City updates fire plan ahead of summer

THE City of Greater Geelong has updated its Municipal Fire Management Plan (MFMP) ahead of the coming fire season.

The plan looks to limit the...

November 7, 2019

Cadel Evans anticipates another great race

CADEL Evans is out and about in the lead up to the 2020 race that bears his name, with the 2011 Tour de France...

November 7, 2019

Webb wins at Australian Titles

JAN Juc's Emma Webb recently won the 10ft Longboard division at the Stand Up Paddleboarding (SUP) Australian Titles at Philip Island.
It was the first...

November 7, 2019

Viviani and Sierra return for Great Ocean Road Race

THE winners of 2019's Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race have announced they will return for the race in 2020.

Arlenis Sierra and Elia Viviani,...

November 7, 2019

Queenscliff Football Netball Club announce new president

QUEENSCLIFF Football Netball Club have recently announced Rowan Martin as their new president.

Mr Martin's family is heavily ingrained in the club. His children are...

November 7, 2019

Taekwondo tournament kicks on in Geelong

ELITE Taekwondo hosted their fourth annual regional club competition in Geelong late last month.

The competition welcomed more than 120 competitors of all different ages...

October 31, 2019

Sun shines on a princely Geelong Cup

The Geelong Cup was run and won last week, with Prince of Arran storming home by a head in glorious sunny conditions. The Charlie Fellows-trained...

October 31, 2019

Torquay locals star at state championships

OCTOBER 19 was a big day for Coastal Boxing as Amy Turner and Euan Kennedy won both the junior and senior welterweight divisions at...

October 31, 2019

Supplements no substitute for sunshine

A researcher from Deakin University says the way we absorb vitamin D is largely misunderstood.

Emeritus Professor from Deakin's Institute for Physical Activity and Nutrition,...

October 31, 2019

Underwood receives AFL Merit Award

PORTARLINGTON Football Club's Richard Underwood is one of the latest recipients of the AFL Merit Award.

The prestigious award was first given out in 1931....

October 31, 2019

Geelong naturalists look to the roadside

THE Geelong Field Naturalists Club (GFN) will use a much-appreciated grant for two local projects.

The club received $500 from the Ashbury Community Fund last...

October 31, 2019

FLAIM Systems recognised for revolutionising firefighting training

THE 40th Governor of Victoria Export Awards (GOVEA) were held earlier in the month, with Waurn Ponds-based FLAIM Systems receiving the Small Business Award.


October 31, 2019

Cricket round-up: Anglesea and Barrabool denied by rain

THE rain brought plenty of drama and frustration in the Bellarine Peninsula Cricket Association (BPCA) at the weekend.

A mixture of rain and regulation spoiled...

October 31, 2019

My Big Catch: Bill passed for Gippsland Lakes netting closure

Commercial netting in Gippsland Lakes is set to end, with the State Labor Government passing legislation today that will boost tourism, create jobs and...