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April 29, 2021

FC Leopold lights up to chapter ahead

FC LEOPOLD is excited to be back playing soccer for the 2021 season, with new lights only the beginning of an exciting chapter.   Like many...

April 22, 2021

Jersey presented as traditional Anzac clash looms

DRYSDALE Football Club will host Portarlington this year as their annual Anzac Day tradition continues. The clash will take place at the Drysdale Recreation Reserve...

April 22, 2021

Final stages of war memorial finished in time for Anzac Day

COMMUNITY members will converge at Leopold War Memorial this Anzac Day to remember those who went to war for our freedom and peace. The final...

April 22, 2021

Reimagine: Bellarine basin site set to transform into public open space

BARWON Water will transform a disused basin site in Wallington into more than 30 hectares of environmental and public open space. The water authority plans...

April 1, 2021

Portarlington initiatives share food and friendship

TWO Portarlington women say their food swap initiatives are a great way to meet interesting and like-minded people within their community. Gabrielle May is behind...

March 25, 2021

Mural set to add colour to Portarlington’s walls

ARTWORK will soon add welcome colour to a Portarlington laneway in a bid to attract more locals and tourists to the seaside town. Members of...

March 18, 2021

Headspace visits Bellarine students for mental health talk

HEADSPACE visited Bellarine Secondary College last week to help promote positive mental health in young people. Community engagement officer, Sheldon Alexander, and peer support worker,...

March 18, 2021

Albie the inspo behind 100km fundraising walk

EMMA Moore’s son Albie is the inspiration behind a 100km fundraising walk she will embark on tomorrow, which has already raised more than $11,600...

March 11, 2021

New signs aim to increase hooded plover survival rate

THE beach-nesting hooded plover is getting help to increase its survival rate in the form of interpretive signs to alert beach users to the...

February 18, 2021

Project shares men’s mental health struggles and triumphs

AFTER going through a very dark phase in his life, Ocean Grove’s Scott Andrews has created a book he hopes will encourage boys and...

February 11, 2021

Sell-out pink stumps fundraiser set to be an amazing day

PORTARLINGTON Cricket Club’s Pink Stumps Day this weekend is sold out, with organisers hoping to raise lots of money for the McGrath Foundation. The event,...

February 4, 2021

Cards hope to create smiles for Anna

ANNA Greaney’s parents have asked the Portarlington community to celebrate what would have been their daughter’s third birthday with random acts of kindness. The adventurous...

February 4, 2021

Starting school a double delight for local twins

TWINS Flynn and Riley Penman are looking forward to making new friends as they start Prep at Clifton Springs Primary School. The five-year-olds moved from...

November 21, 2019

New community hub on point for local residents

POINT Lonsdale’s new community hub is now open for all residents and neighbouring communities to use and enjoy. Bellarine MP Lisa Neville and Moremac Property...

November 21, 2019

LFNC calls on community to support much-loved member

LEOPOLD Football Netball Club is calling on the community to donate goods and services to a coming fundraising event that will support one of...

November 14, 2019

Volunteers clean up 56kg of rubbish at Ocean Grove

OCEAN Grove Coastcare had a successful annual Tangaroa Blue Foundation clean-up day at Ocean Grove Main Beach on the weekend. A total of 38 people,...

November 14, 2019

Art show proves a success despite weather

THE Barwon Heads Art Group once again experienced a very successful art show over the Melbourne Cup long weekend. Convenor Dorothy Van Dorp said adults...

November 14, 2019

Playgroup among community groups to benefit from almost $500,000 in grants

OCEAN Grove Playgroup is among more than 130 different community groups to benefit from funding in the first round of the City of Greater...

November 14, 2019

Indented Head Yacht Club members officially open the sailing season

THE day selected for Indented Head Yacht Club’s opening of the season was not the best day for sailing. The forecast was not good and...

November 14, 2019

Keith attends 63rd Melbourne Cup – and he’s not horsing around

KEITH Harris says he lives for horse racing. It appears the Indented Head man puts his passion into practice, as he has just attended his...

November 14, 2019

Bellarine locals commemorate Remembrance Day

LOCALS paid their respects at Remembrance Day Services across the Bellarine on Monday to all those who died in conflicts. Young and old attended Remembrance...

November 14, 2019

Locals encouraged to have their say on St Leonards shopping strip

THE community is invited to have its say on draft plans to beautify and improve the Murradoc Road shopping strip in St Leonards. The City...

November 7, 2019

Fresh Food Fair delights locals at Surfside

SURFSIDE Primary School’s Fresh Food Fair brought hundreds of locals young and old together last week for a festive evening of food, music, market...

November 7, 2019

Leading psychologist to train locals in mental health first aid

BELLARINE residents wanting to support friends, family and colleagues experiencing a mental illness can now become equipped with the skills to do so. Leading psychologist...

November 7, 2019

Clifton Springs PS team win award for supporting students

THE Clifton Springs Primary School Inclusion Support Team has been recognised for their amazing work in supporting students. The team have won the 2019 Outstanding...

November 7, 2019

Portarlington Golf Club honours Bond… David Bond

DAVID Bond’s unwavering passion for Portarlington Golf Club has earned him a life membership at the club. Mr Bond received the honour at the club’s...

November 7, 2019

New group forms to protect Clifton Springs coastline

THE Clifton Springs Curlewis area is a hidden gem in Geelong, filled with stunning waters, sandy beaches and iconic views. To protect all this beauty,...

November 7, 2019

Pint-sized enthusiasts turn out to learn about brigade

THE Leopold CFA held an open day at the weekend to help locals learn about what the brigade does for their local community, and...