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January 16, 2020

Wreck2Reef ready to run

THE annual Wreck2Reef will begin from Indented Head on Saturday, February 8. People of all abilities are catered for, with a 2.5-kilometre swim, a 1.2-kilometre...

January 16, 2020

Cricket returns for new year

CRICKET restarted after the summer break in both the GCA and BPCA.

In the BPCA, Ocean Grove got an important win over Barrabool to stay...

January 16, 2020

Hyden ready to tee off in Victorian Inclusive Open

THE Victorian Inclusive Open with one of the competitors Peter Hyden viewing it as a great opportunity to promote golf for people with a...

January 16, 2020

PETstock asks people to Adopt Different

FEBRUARY 15 is National Pet Adoption Day, and PETstock is partnering with PetRescue to hold special events at their stores, including those in Torquay,...

January 16, 2020

Marks and Pashley win Mountain to Surf

RUNNERS’ cardio and constitution were tested in the Powercor Mountain to Surf on Friday last week.

More than 2,000 people completed the grueling eight-kilometre run.
Monash...

January 16, 2020

Pallister and Cotter both make it three in-a-row at Pier to Pub

LORNE’S population swelled on Saturday last week as it hosted the 40th Lorne Pier to Pub.

About 5,000 people took part in the world’s largest...

January 16, 2020

Western United brings football fever to Drysdale

ON MONDAY this week, coaches and players from Western United Football Club (WUFC) visited Drysdale Football Club to run an all-day workshop for the...

January 16, 2020

Workshop addresses bushfire concerns

PEOPLE crowded into Fairhaven's surf lifesaving clubhouse last week for a Bushfire Planning Workshop run by Country Fire Authority (CFA) staff.

The January 9 workshop,...

January 16, 2020

Gasworx wins Bellarine Cup

THE Batman Management Group Bellarine Cup was run at Geelong Racecourse earlier in the month, recording its highest attendance yet.

About 1,500 were present to...

January 16, 2020

Putting history on the page

Cheryl Baulch will visit the Torquay Library on January 23 to discuss her book Together They Served.

Ms Baulch's book provides the most definitive record...

January 15, 2020

Storms hit the Bellarine

The Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) has issued a warning for severe thunderstorms across parts of the Bellarine this evening. Already in Clifton Springs there has...

January 10, 2020

Jim Wall Iron Man postponed due to extreme weather

TODAY's Jim Wall Iron Man has been postponed. The dramatic change in weather forced lifesavers from the Torquay Surf Life Saving Club to close Torquay Surf...

January 9, 2020

Herbalife Nutrition Foundation Bike Ride to start in Torquay

THIS Saturday (January 11) will see the annual Herbalife Nutrition Foundation (HNF) Bike Ride start rolling in Torquay as cyclists begin their six-day journey...

January 9, 2020

Surf Coast Social drops plan for cinema

THE proposed redevelopment of the former Quiksilver headquarters in Torquay no longer include plans for a cinema.

The five-screen cinema was part of Melbourne investor...

January 9, 2020

Sign of the times

THE Torquay and District Historical Society has been given funding by the Surf Coast Shire council to help with the installation of historical information...

January 9, 2020

Jim Wall Iron Man ready to run

THE longest running iron race in Australia will take place at Torquay's Surf Beach tomorrow (Friday, January 10) .

Hosted by Torquay Surf Life Saving...

January 9, 2020

Give the birds a helping hand this summer

A DEAKIN wildlife expert is offering suggestions for how people can help native birds during this dry and difficult summer. Wildlife ecologist from Deakin University's...

January 9, 2020

Regatta brings in the New Year

THE Anglesea Recreation and Sports Club (AR&SC) held its annual New Year Day Regatta.

The race was first held in 1913, two years after the...

January 9, 2020

Scouting ahead

THE 1st Torquay Scout Group will use a Surf Coast Shire council grant to aid in the purchase of camping equipment.

Torquay Scouts president Desley...

January 9, 2020

Blitz Golf thrills at Curlewis

CURLEWIS’S Blitz Golf tournament delivered on its promise to excite spectators, with an incredibly close final round deciding the winner.

Winner of last year’s New...

January 9, 2020

Bay Crits goes down to the last sprint

THERE was plenty of drama packed into the three-day Lexus of Blackburn Bay Crits, which were held in Geelong and Williamstown and came to...

January 9, 2020

Rip View Swim Classic raises money and spirits

THE 32nd annual Rip View Swim Classic was held on Sunday at Point Lonsdale.

More than 1,000 people participated in the swim, helping raise money...

January 9, 2020

Surf Coast orienteering series gets under way

THE first of four 2020 Surf Coast Series orienteering events was held on the weekend in Barwon Heads.

The series, which now heads to Point...

January 9, 2020

Tim Gates Classic celebrates 10th year running

MORE than 700 people participated in the 10th annual Tim Gates Classic Fun Run/Walk at Fairhaven Beach on Sunday.

The funds raised from the event...

January 9, 2020

Record numbers set to run in Mountain to Surf

TOMORROW (Friday, January 10) will see a record number of competitors take part in the Powercor Lorne Mountain to Surf.

About 2,300 people will set...

January 9, 2020

McKeon joins fellow Olympians for Lorne Pier to Pub

TAKING place in just two days (Saturday, January 11), the Powercor Lorne Pier to Pub will now feature Olympic swimmer David McKeon alongside fellow...

January 9, 2020

David Picken turns passion into print

Surf Coast Football Club (SCFC) stalwart and local resident David Picken has recently launched a book, The Time of My Football Life.

Mr Picken has...

January 3, 2020

Opening the Nightjar

THE first Nightjar Festival of the new year was held at Torquay Common yesterday (Thursday, January 2). Now in its 10th year, the festival saw...