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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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...

April 29, 2021

A Bellarine book group with a difference

BOOK discussion groups were trialled during the pandemic to help overcome loneliness, and after proving successful, will continue on the Bellarine. When the lockdown...

April 22, 2021

Group offers safe place to meet new people on the Bellarine

A NEW group on the Bellarine is giving locals the chance to grow their friendship circles. “Food, fun and friendship on the Bellarine” is all...

April 22, 2021

Historical society’s home undergoes restoration

THE home of the Bellarine Historical Society has recently undergone some much-needed restoration work and will be open this Anzac Day afternoon. President Lorraine Stokes...

April 22, 2021

Junior footy kicks off at Newcomb

JUNIOR football kicked off across the Bellarine and Geelong at the weekend, with Newcomb U11s taking on Grovedale at the Power House. Junior football co-ordinator...

April 15, 2021

The Mill abuzz with excitement during arts trail

THE Old Mill in Portarlington was abuzz with excitement at the weekend with artworks by U3A members on display as part of the Northern...

April 15, 2021

Stamps help support kids affected by cerebral palsy

LOCAL Lions are seeking donations of new and used postage stamps, philatelic material and unwanted collections to help support children affected by cerebral palsy. From...

April 15, 2021

Barwon Heads community raises an amazing $36,000 for appeal

BARWON Grove Golf Club (aka The Tin Shed) and the Barwon Heads community raised an “amazing” $36,170.30 for the Royal Children’s Hospital Good Friday...

April 15, 2021

Help bring business back to Port

PORTARLINGTON traders have hailed a series of free rock and roll concerts held on their foreshore as a huge success, with the initiative attracting...

April 15, 2021

New event set to sail into the Bellarine

A NEW sailing event coming to the Bellarine next month has already attracted huge interest with less than three weeks to go. Sail Bellarine is...

April 8, 2021

Pink Stumps Day is a fundraising hit once again

PORTARLINGTON Cricket Club’s Pink Stumps Day proved to be a fantastic event at the weekend, raising almost $3000 for the McGrath Foundation. Organisers said the...

April 8, 2021

Will’s Wish smashes Good Friday Appeal fundraising total

WILL’S Wish has smashed its previous fundraising totals for the Royal Children’s Hospital Good Friday Appeal by almost tenfold. The Tasic family, which created the...

April 8, 2021

A Bott here, a Bott there … Botts everywhere

LEOPOLD Primary pupils were seeing double last week, well actually more than that, when six different versions of their principal were roaming the school. During...

April 8, 2021

Community gathers for Easter celebrations in Whittington

A NEIGHBOURHOOD Centre in Whittington invited the local community to share in Easter celebrations for the first time this Good Friday. Bellarine Living and Learning...

April 1, 2021

Generous family donation funds vital equipment

A FUNDRAISING campaign has secured much needed equipment and support for families living with a loved one in palliative care at home on the...

March 25, 2021

First aid training for mental health in Portarlington

Mental Health First Aid training taking place in Portarlington next month will teach practical skills to support someone with a mental health problem.

The 12-hour...

March 25, 2021

Billy’s Day raises almost $22,000 and attracts thousands

TWO clubs united at the weekend to help raise almost $22,000 for Billy Bubb, a 22-year-old man who will never walk again following a...

March 25, 2021

Port community and visitors unite to support Will’s Wish

WHEN Will Tasic isn’t feeling well and his family are having a tough time, they head to Portarlington, which they say is “the best...

March 18, 2021

Easter art show hopes to draw on community

THE Barwon Heads Art Group is calling on the community and visitors to come and support its upcoming exhibition. The group, formally known as the...

March 11, 2021

Water of life: Salvos project aims to change lives for the better

THE Bellarine Peninsula Salvos has launched its own line of canned still water to help raise funds for its local community development work. The “Life...

March 11, 2021

Coastal connections and inspirational works brush up at exhibit

THE Bayview Artists of Portarlington will share a collaboration of their work inspired by coastal connections, as well as personal inspirational works, during an...

March 11, 2021

Fun and simple exercises for a happy spine

AN INCREASING number of children presenting with spinal problems caused by technology use has inspired a Clifton Springs chiropractor to write a book. Dr Sharon...

March 4, 2021

Ocean Grove-based charity helping feed African children

A CHARITY created by Ocean Grove local Robyn Casey is helping to educate and feed up to 1000 children in Africa challenged by poverty...

March 4, 2021

Leopold kinder’s library enjoys new chapter

LEOPOLD Kindergarten’s library has grown by about 150 books thanks to a generous donation. The kinder received a grant from Dymocks Children’s Charities’ Library Regeneration...

March 4, 2021

Workshops create any piece jewellery you could wish for

TWEENS, teens and women put their creativity and design skills into action during a jewellery-making workshop in Drysdale at the weekend. Kristin Wishart, the owner...