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July 9, 2020

Bears’ star pitcher signs for US college

BELLARINE Bears star pitcher Lachlan Hockey will be making a dream move to America, having recently signed with Trinidad State Junior College’s baseball program...

July 9, 2020

Deakin to support rural hospitals through the coronavirus

DEAKIN University has helped create and implement guidelines for emergency coronavirus treatment facilities across rural and regional Australia. Researchers from Deakin’s

July 2, 2020

AFL Victoria announce new Return to Play protocols

AFL Victoria has released more details about the protocols players, staff and spectators will have to follow when the football season begins later this...

July 2, 2020

Study criticises social media advertising junk food

Research conducted by Deakin University claims many social media platforms are not restricting junk food advertisers from targeting children and teenagers. The study from Deakin's...

July 2, 2020

Junior football and netball return to play dates announced

AFL Barwon has announced all junior football and netball in the region will be able to begin play on July 18. According to the announcement,...

July 2, 2020

Hart chalks novel up to experience

Few are as well-qualified to write an action-adventure novel as Jed Hart. He served in the Malayan conflict as a naval officer and in the...

July 2, 2020

Survey gauges local attitude to climate change

QUEENSCLIFFE Climate Action Group has released results to a survey gauging the community’s attitude towards climate change. The easing of lockdown restrictions has allowed the...

July 2, 2020

State government announce kindergarten grants

THE state government has announced two new grants to support kindergartens and the children attending them. The state government will fund about half of all...

July 2, 2020

Great Ocean Road Health turns one

YESTERDAY (Wednesday, July 1) marked the first anniversary of Great Ocean Road Health's (GORH) formation. The healthcare provider was officially formed with the amalgamation of...

July 2, 2020

Students create masks for overseas healthcare workers

ST JOSEPH'S College Geelong students have been creating face masks for communities in Uganda, Thailand and South Africa. Students noticed on social media that masks...

July 2, 2020

Lady Hawks prepare for shortened season

THIS season will be different from any other for Drysdale's Lady Hawks, as they return to training with new recruits and new protocols. The 2019...

July 2, 2020

City adds millions to coronavirus support package

THE City of Greater Geelong council has proposed a support package to help the region recover from coronavirus. The package will see $5.6 million added...

June 25, 2020

Junior football and netball return to play dates announced

AFL Barwon has announced that all junior football and netball in the region will be able to begin play on July 18. According to the...

June 25, 2020

The calm before the 50-Year Storm

COMPETITORS and organisers are eagerly anticipating the 50 Year Storm event, set to be held at Bells Beach later this year. The event is unique...

June 25, 2020

Doing it for the girls

THE Queenscliff Football and Netball Club (QFNC) have secured a community grant to encourage more women to participate in sport, and undertake leadership roles...

June 25, 2020

Tax refunds help local businesses

SEVERAL local businesses have received payroll tax refunds as part of a state government initiative. The Coronavirus Payroll Tax Relief allowed businesses with annual wages...

June 25, 2020

Works begin on $220 million Civic Precinct

WORK has begun on the City of Greater Geelong council's Civic Precinct, set to be located on 137 Mercer Street. The project started last week...

June 18, 2020

Waurn Ponds Station upgrade begins

Last week work began on a $160 million upgrade of Waurn Ponds Station. The upgrade targets improving reliability on the Geelong Line and increasing the...

June 18, 2020

Wildlife rescuers call for virtual fencing

SURFCOAST Wildlife Rescue is pushing for the installation of new virtual fencing technology to help protect wildlife and drivers. Designed by Wildlife Safety Solutions, the...

June 18, 2020

Local sports clubs receive survival grants

SEVERAL local sporting clubs received confirmation last week they would be receiving $1,000 from the state government's Community Sport Sector COVID-19 Survival Package The $40...

June 18, 2020

Hockey clubs await confirmation of start date

AMATEUR Hockey is primed to get underway after the state government’s announcement on Sunday, June 14 about the further easing of lockdown restrictions. Before the...

June 18, 2020

Libraries put safety first upon re-opening

LAST week, Geelong Region Libraries Corporation (GRLC) re-opened their branches across the Bellarine, Surf Coast and Greater Geelong region. GRLC chief executive officer Patti Manolis...

June 18, 2020

Grant to commemorate those who served

LAST week Portarlington and St Leonards Returned and Services League (RSL) received a grant from the federal government to help it aptly recognise the...

June 11, 2020

Bethany offering virtual tours of kindergartens

BETHANY Kindergarten Services (BKS) is currently holding virtual tours of their centres to help parents decide where to register their children for 2021. BKS has...

June 11, 2020

Coutas land dual grants

QUEENSCLIFF Football Netball Club received two separate state government grants in recent weeks to help the club through the pandemic and beyond. In late May...

June 11, 2020

Community grants to help the most vulnerable

THE Give Where You Live Foundation announced the recipients of their 2020 Community Grants last week. A total of $916,600 was shared between 37 charities...

June 11, 2020

Cycling club reaches new heights during lockdown

BARWON Heads Cycling Club has taken their cycling to new heights, with some members tackling an epic 11-hour ride last week, all without stepping...

June 11, 2020

Grants help seniors stay connected during lockdown

LOCAL groups have received funding from the federal government’s Be Connected grant program to help them give seniors the skills to stay socially connected...