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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...

November 7, 2019

Portarlington Chess Club moves to new premises

THE Portarlington Chess Club, a friendly and sociable group focusing on and assisting beginners and the serious player, has moved to a new premises. The...

November 7, 2019

St Leonards students share their recycling bin prototypes

ST Leonards Primary School has designed and constructed some recycling bin prototypes which can be found in local shops for display and use. The Grade...

November 7, 2019

TV series visits Leopold to feature childhood educator

CHANNEL 9’s Destination Happiness visited Leopold Community Hub to feature an early childhood educator in one of its episodes. Geelong-born host Angie Hilton spoke with...

November 7, 2019

Wet weather fails to dampen toast celebrations

COLD and wet weather failed to deter the thousands of wine lovers who toasted the coast at the weekend. Held over the Melbourne Cup long...

November 7, 2019

Remembrance Day services on the Bellarine

TO commemorate the centenary of the Armistice that ended World War I, the Bellarine will host a number of ceremonies this Monday, November 11. Ocean...

November 7, 2019

Portarlington Community Bank celebrates 20th birthday

PORTARLINGTON Community Bank’s 20th birthday celebrations proved a great success last week, with community group displays, cheque presentations, entertainment and a giant cake on...

November 7, 2019

Arts trail canvasses huge numbers at the weekend

THE Northern Bellarine Arts Trail 2019 open studios held over the weekend exceeded organisers’ expectations. Co-ordinators Linda Gallus and Kaye Clancy said the aim of...

October 31, 2019

Grove students exhibit creative and colourful art

OCEAN Grove Primary School students offered a spectacular riot of colour during their annual art show last week. The Hive Ocean Grove was transformed with...

October 31, 2019

Bellarine now permanently protected from overdevelopment

THE Bellarine Peninsula is now permanently protected from overdevelopment thanks to strengthened planning controls brought in by the Labor Government. Minister for Planning Richard Wynne...

October 31, 2019

Students in the Monet as poster comp winners announced

POSTERS created by Queenscliff and Ocean Grove students have triumphed in Barwon Water’s annual National Water Week competition, following a record number of entries. More...

October 31, 2019

Spooky Sunday celebrates Halloween

GHOSTS, ghouls, witches and zombies walked among and rode The Bellarine Railway at the weekend for a Halloween “Spooky Sunday” Family Train Special event. Young...

October 31, 2019

School and shed team up for annual project

St Leonards Primary School students take part in a project with the local Men’s Shed every year, and this year they are making a...

October 31, 2019

Ladies raise almost $4800 at Pink Ribbon breakfast

THE Bellarine Womens Network Pink Ribbon Breakfast last week raised almost $4800 in support of the National Breast Cancer Foundation. Held at Jack Rabbit Winery,...

October 31, 2019

Film critic set to open upcoming film festival

AWARD-WINNING film critic David Stratton will open this year’s North Bellarine Film Festival by video link next month. Held at the Black Box Theatre in...

October 31, 2019

Children’s Week activities boast messy fun, food and snakes

MORE than 200 children and their families attended activities at the Leopold Hub on the weekend to help celebrate Children's Week. Kids were treated to...

October 31, 2019

Talented musicians perform benefit concert for refugees

A COMMUNITY benefit concert for refugees in Queenscliff this weekend will feature performances by some talented musicians. Singer/songwriter Rose Bygrave with Lucy Jones and Deb...

October 31, 2019

Gospel Jam raises more than $300 for foodbank

ORGANISERS say the Bellarine Gospel Jam in Drysdale at the weekend was a success, with about 40 people coming along to watch or share...

October 31, 2019

Chainsaw art carves new life

THERE has been a buzz of activity at W.G. Little Reserve in Portarlington recently with a chainsaw sculptor onsite creating an extraordinary work of...

October 31, 2019

Golden hits a plenty at Potato Shed

WANDER through the best songs of the 20th Century at the Potato Shed’s next instalment of the Morning Show Time Series next month. Presented by...

October 31, 2019

Local builder adds another accolade to collection

IT’S been a big year for the team at Hotondo Homes in Ocean Grove, and now they have another reason to celebrate. Local builders Andrew...

October 31, 2019

Family violence the focus of upcoming information night

THE Rotary Club of Ocean Grove will host an information night next month to discuss Identifying Family Violence and the avenues available for assistance...

October 31, 2019

City approves Leopold Angling and Aquatic Club’s application to remove rocks

LEOPOLD Angling and Aquatic Club has had a big win, with the City of Greater Geelong last week approving its application to remove rocks...