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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

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 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 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,...