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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October 24, 2019

Young and old invited to discover sailing in Portarlington

PORTARLINGTON Sailing Club will open its doors next weekend to encourage people to find out how much fun, safe, accessible and affordable sailing can...

September 19, 2019

Community to have its say on dogs at beaches

COMMUNITY members are encouraged to give feedback on a proposal to change dog access rules on beaches between Breamlea and Collendina, which are managed...

September 19, 2019

New childcare centre proposed for Drysdale

THE City of Greater Geelong has received a planning application for a new childcare centre in Drysdale. The centre, which is proposed for 118-120 High...

September 19, 2019

St Leonards students celebrate sustainability

ST Leonards Primary School students enjoyed a busy day last week learning about how they can be sustainable at home and in the community. A...

September 19, 2019

Get hooked on the Bellarine this spring

RECREATIONAL fishers and seafood lovers can celebrate National Gone Fishing Day by joining festivities at Portarlington’s ‘Hooked on Bellarine’ extravaganza next month. Member for Bellarine...

September 5, 2019

Barwon Heads community groups share ideas for legacy funding

DESPITE the bitter weather, the Tin Shed was a warm and welcoming venue to host the Barwon Heads LEN Talk 4 – The Legacy...

August 29, 2019

Bypass taking shape

THE Drysdale bypass is continuing to take shape, with the project team having laid nearly 15,000 tonnes of asphalt, used over 55,000 tonnes of...

August 22, 2019

Todd honoured with bravery award following selfless act

A BARWON Heads man has been honoured with an Australian Bravery Award for rescuing a man from a burning vehicle. Todd Robertson, 29, was recognised...

August 8, 2019

Council approves stage one of golf strategy

THE City of Greater Geelong will negotiate new rental agreements with the East Geelong and Clifton Springs golf clubs, as the first stage of...

August 8, 2019

PNH members hope community library can join new chapter

THE future of a community library located at Portarlington Neighbourhood House remains in limbo as the house gets ready to relocate to Parks Hall. The...

August 1, 2019

Mayne event leads to new life following lung transplant

LEOPOLD’s Marcel Mayne knows she is one very lucky lady and will be forever grateful for the gift of life she received last year. The...

August 1, 2019

The Witches fly into Drysdale this month

BELLARINE Secondary College students will bring Roald Dahl’s The Witches to life later this month when they present one of The Potato Shed’s first...

August 1, 2019

Christine recognised for 40 years’ dedication to teaching

ST Leonards Primary School teacher Christine Layley has been recognised for her commitment and dedication to public education celebrating 40 years in the job. Mrs...

August 1, 2019

Port residents upset about proposal to demolish historic building

PORTARLINGTON resident’s say they are in shock after the City of Greater Geelong received a proposal to demolish a historic building that dates back...

July 24, 2019

Wheels in motion as second Bridge2Bridge draws closer

LOCAL cyclists will pull on their lycra and ride from Adelaide to Barwon Heads later this year as part of Bridge2Bridge2 (B2B2). The 20 cyclists...

July 24, 2019

Bellarine food sharing program helping feed vulnerable families

“NO QUESTIONS and no agendas” is the concept behind a community driven food sharing program based in Ocean Grove that is feeding vulnerable families...

July 24, 2019

GIVING GENEROUSLY

THE Bellarine has more than 16,500 people now registered on the Australian Organ Donor Register. New figures - released ahead of DonateLife Week (July 28-August...

July 17, 2019

Carnival of Golf on course for another big year

ARGUABLY one the biggest golfing weeks in Victoria, the Portarlington Carnival of Golf is expected to attract more than 1,000 competitors to Portarlington Golf...

July 17, 2019

Campaign to restart cross peninsula bus service ignites

A CAMPAIGN to reinstate a cross-peninsula bus service between Ocean Grove and the north Bellarine is back in the headlights. The Northern Bellarine Transport Action...

July 17, 2019

Point Lonsdale SLSC facility secured for summer

A TEMPORARY facility that will allow Point Lonsdale Surf Life Saving Club members to safely patrol the beach this summer will be operational by...

July 17, 2019

Neville launches refurbished Indented Head Hall

BELLARINE MP Lisa Neville officially launched the recently refurbished Indented Head Hall earlier this week. The $450,000 refurbishment was made possible thanks to a State...

July 17, 2019

GOOD STATE Community welcomes state government Bellarine announcements

IMPROVED bus services, lifesaving facilities and a refurbished hall has been the focus of some state government announcements for the Bellarine this week. Bellarine MP...

July 10, 2019

Lighting upgrade for sports reserve

THE installation of LED lighting at Collendina Reserve will allow sport to be safely played at night while cutting energy use. The City of Greater...

July 10, 2019

Debbie’s Place aspires to help at-risk teenage girls reach their potential

AN Ocean Grove house will soon welcome and support teenage girls struggling to get through the routine and demands of the final two years...

July 10, 2019

Local women share zest for life in fundraising calendar

A GROUP of ladies from the Bellarine is creating a calendar featuring images of themselves promoting a balanced lifestyle to help raise money for...

July 10, 2019

New mobile base station at Ocean Grove switched on

TELSTRA has switched on a new mobile base station in Ocean Grove, which will improve coverage, boost capacity and reduce network congestion for visitors...

July 3, 2019

Animal lover Leah heads to Bali to help strays in need

AN Ocean Grove animal lover will head to Bali next month to help stray dogs and cats. Leah Singh, who owns Pinch Salt & Float...

July 3, 2019

Low Light Festival fires up to be major success

AS the 2019 Low Light Festival in Queenscliff and Point Lonsdale drew to a close on Sunday, the event is being hailed as a...