About: rebeccaadam

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Rebecca Adam covers issues facing the people and places of the Bellarine. She began her journalism career as a reporter at the Colac Herald. Being a Geelong girl at heart, after a year there, she returned home to work for the Geelong News, and then the Geelong Advertiser as a sub-editor for the daily paper and GT Magazine. Following this, she took on a sub-editing role at the Ocean Grove Voice, before becoming editor of Kids’ Voice magazine. Rebecca has worked for the Bellarine Times for five years and enjoys the variety of stories and photos she writes and captures for the weekly publication. Rebecca lives in Leopold and has two beautiful kids. She attends many events on Geelong’s social calendar.

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July 25, 2021

Bellarine charity calls for donations to help locals hardest hit

ST Vincent de Paul Bellarine has launched an urgent winter appeal to help locals hit hard by the pandemic. Drysdale Conference president Margaret Rickards said the...

July 21, 2021

Making memories on a dream roadtrip

AN OCEAN Grove family is “living their best life” as they travel across the country together by land. Justin and Leanne Micallef, along with children...

July 18, 2021

Demons’ ball a time to celebrate after challenging year

PORTARLINGTON Football and Netball Club’s mid-season ball at the weekend was the perfect opportunity for players, volunteers and supporters to dress up and let...

July 17, 2021

New market raising funds for GAWS heads online

AN inaugural market day in Leopold that raises much-needed funds for the Geelong Animal Welfare Society (GAWS) will now be postponed until next week...

July 13, 2021

Thinking outside the box a money maker for men’s shed

LEOPOLD Men’s Shed member Sam Sopovski has started selling bird boxes, firewood kindling and raised garden boxes from his own home as an extension...

July 11, 2021

New book hopes for happier and better understood dogs

HELPING people better understand their dogs is the inspiration behind a new book written by Leopold’s Rebeca Mas. The Canine Behaviour and Enrichment Consultant, and...

July 3, 2021

Community digs deep to support Liana’s cancer journey

THE Bellarine community and local soccer groups have rallied behind Liana Whitehand, raising more than $28,000 to date as she recovers from a lifesaving...

July 1, 2021

Green thumbs turn out to plant at Port

GREEN thumbs of all ages turned out to get their hands dirty and help the environment during a planting day in Portarlington at the...

June 29, 2021

Joeys jump back into scouts after two decades

AFTER a 20-year hiatus, Joey Scouts has restarted at 1st Drysdale Scout Group. Joey Scouts is the youngest age group in the scouting group, which...

June 28, 2021

Short film shares different perspective on ocean plastics

LOCAL filmmaker and environmentalist Jarrod Boord has created a short video about the changing ways in which humans interact and create impact on our...

June 28, 2021

Lions on the lookout for new projects to support

THE Lions Club of Ocean Grove - Barwon Heads is looking for new projects in their community to support. Serving the local community for more...

June 28, 2021

Stalls reach the tail end after raising thousands for GAWS

A GROUP of volunteer sewers say seeing dogs wearing the jackets they make and happily wagging their tails makes all their hard work worth...

June 24, 2021

Dig in and help with planting this weekend

A SERIES of community environment days hosted by Bellarine Bayside will return this year, with the first kicking off at the weekend. A Portarlington Community...

June 20, 2021

New school garden boasts sensory delight in Whittington

A NEW garden at Whittington Primary School is providing pupils with a true sensory experience. Boasting beautiful trees, a variety of plants, along with stones...

June 14, 2021

A win for wildlife as crossing signs installed in Grove

AFTER leading a two-year campaign, “Care for our wildlife” signs have been installed along Grubb Road in Ocean Grove – much to Layla Moody’s...

June 11, 2021

Big-hearted Leopold locals happy to help couple in need

LEOPOLD parents Hannah and Kylie still feel overwhelmed with emotion knowing how many people – all strangers – were so eager to help in...

June 7, 2021

Young players kick goals with kindness

TWO young Grubbers have collected about 20 pairs of footy boots and mouth guards to donate to fellow competitors in a bid to make...

June 5, 2021

Challenge and sense of community flows from ocean swims

Personal challenge was Kirsty Tweddle’s motivation behind a swim she recently conquered between Queenscliff and Portarlington. The mum-of-two swam the 21.5-kilometre route on May 16,...

June 3, 2021

Portarlington achievements highlighted at latest business functions

THE Portarlington ferry, redevelopment of the local hotel and pier, and upcoming festivals were the hot topics at a recent function hosted by the...

May 29, 2021

Leopold walking group a step above the rest

A NEW walking group is giving Bellarine locals the chance to improve their health and connect with others at the same time. Leopold Community and...

May 29, 2021

Grove club makes clever move to new location

THE Ocean Grove Chess Group has made a strategic move to a new location. Now operating from the Ocean Grove Senior Citizens Club, the chess...

May 26, 2021

Good food, wine and music makes Pink Day a winner

ORGANISERS behind Ocean Grove Football and Netball Club’s recent Pink Day have hailed the fundraiser a “massive success”, raising $14,000 for Breast Cancer Network...

May 26, 2021

Volunteer Vicky accepted as a member of the class

VICKY Battin has volunteered at Moolap Primary School for three years and says it gives her something to look forward to each week. The retiree...

May 25, 2021

Beanies a best-seller in Port as locals support fight against MND

PORTARLINGTON was a sea of cornflower blue at the weekend, with some of the town’s local businesses almost sold out of the latest Fight...

May 13, 2021

Barwon Heads brothers turn lemons into pocket money

BARWON Heads brothers Lennox and Bentley are young entrepreneurs in the making after selling their backyard harvest of lemons in a nature strip stall...

May 13, 2021

Mackenzie puts on her dancing shoes to support sick kids

A ST LEONARDS teen will raise money for sick kids next week by doing what she loves to do... dance! Mackenzie Sinclair, 16, will "Dance...

May 13, 2021

Busy Bellarine charity offers so much more than coats

A HANDFUL of volunteers on the Bellarine are helping support locals in need, such as women fleeing domestic violence, homeless men and babies left...

May 13, 2021

New poker comp hopes to attract a full house

CARD Sharks will be all-in when poker returns to the Bellarine next week. The Bellarine Poker League (BPL) will host a weekly tournament in the...