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About: Georgia Holloway

Posts by: Georgia Holloway

February 11, 2021

Locals continue the fight to save historic cottage from demolition

BEHIND a small bluestone cottage is a big fight to preserve the "historic landmark". Since the battle went public late last year the community has...

February 11, 2021

Outdoor dining options could pop up across municipality

THE outdoor dining initiative introduced to combat COVID-19 restrictions may become a permanent part of Geelong's restaurant experience. City of Greater Geelong is now inviting...

February 11, 2021

City’s largest social infrastucture investment closer to fruition

A CRITICAL preventative health facility is progressing rapidly, with the City of Greater Geelong confirming the final design has been completed ahead of the...

February 10, 2021

Lunar New Year with Diana Chan

METRICON Homes are celebrating the Lunar New Year with a free virtual cooking class hosted by celebrity chef Diana Chan. For the fifth consecutive year...

February 4, 2021

Council joins residents in opposing Drysdale development

COUNCIL has joined Drysdale residents in expressing its disapproval for an Oakden development that would transform the semi-rural area into a 34-lot estate. The planning...

February 4, 2021

Roxie back on the air full-time

BAY 93.9's weekday 3pm show is receiving a shake up with media personality, mind coach and successful PR director, Roxie Bennett, joining the line-up...

February 4, 2021

Ross River Virus management underway

DESPITE Ross River being detected in the township, the Surf Coast Shire says effective mosquito management has helped tackle the issue in Anglesea. Last year...

February 4, 2021

166 drivers nabbed during unofficial long weekend

MORE than 160 people were nabbed for various road offences across Geelong and the Surf Coast region under Operation Amity. During the unofficial long weekend,...

February 4, 2021

Mustafa’s inspiring story of fleeing Afghanistan to finding success on the coast

Ask Mustafa Niamafullak Nazar what he loves most about Australia and he will tell you it is “everything”. He enjoys the Anglesea community, the people...

February 4, 2021

Marking one year of COVID-19

AFTER a challenging 12 months, Victoria has recorded no locally acquired COVID-19 cases on the one-year anniversary since the pandemic first entered the state. Last...

February 4, 2021

Operation Seahawk swoops on long weekend offending

OPERATION Seahawk has taken a zero tolerance approach towards alcohol-related crime making a spate of arrests over the long weekend believed to be connected...

February 4, 2021

Geelong’s Young Leader Award winner announced

MEMBER for Corio Richard Marles has awarded the 2021 Geelong Leaders Award to a promising young girl who draws her inspiration from political leader...

February 4, 2021

Bellarine residents invited to learn more about library

AN INFORMATION session will be held this week to give locals a chance to view how their feedback will help shape Drysdale's new multi-million...

January 28, 2021

App against graffiti a hit

A TOTAL of 800 reports of graffiti have been lodged through the city's new easy-to-use mobile app since its inception in September. The release of...

January 28, 2021

Citizenship ceremonies return to City Hall after 11 months

THE City of Greater Geelong has hosted two citizenship ceremonies at City Hall on January 26, marking the return of face-to-face ceremonies. After 11 months...

January 28, 2021

Have your say on long-term environmental projects

THE Corangamite Catchment Management Authority is calling on the community to assist with the renewal of the Regional Catchment Strategy (RCS) across nine local...

January 28, 2021

Barwon Water urges greater efficiency following a drop in Geelong’s reservoir

Barwon Water has reported a drop in inflows at Geelong's most important reservoir, serving as a reminder for residents and visitors to target their...

January 28, 2021

OneWorth a success among young girls

INSTILLING self-worth in young girls is in demand after the successful launch of the OneWorth program on the Bellarine Peninsula. Mindset educator Kirsten Roberts and...

January 28, 2021

Accessible homes for those living with a disability

TWO groups have come together to ensure people living with a disability have the same opportunities as the rest of the community starting with...

January 28, 2021

Floating on air

HOT air ballooning has returned to the Geelong sky following a 15-year hiatus. The last hot air balloon floated over the skyline in about 2006...

January 28, 2021

2021 Youth Council announced

TWELVE youths have been elected to take on the added responsibility of representing young people from across the region as they now prepare to...

January 27, 2021

Police believe a Torquay firebug has struck again

A TORQUAY firebug who has been actively lighting fires since October 23, is thought to have struck again this morning with police urging anyone...

January 21, 2021

New Year blitz exposes bad habits

STATISTICS have shown that while it is a new year, Greater Geelong residents are still up to the same old driving habits. Up to 594...

January 21, 2021

Another busy season as patrols rescue 104 people

LIFE SAVERS have had their work cut out for them following another difficult season with over 100 rescues performed locally. From November 1 to January...