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November 5, 2020

Word for Word and Magabala Books launch Schools Program

THE Word for Word National Non-Fiction Festival is partnering with Magabala Books to deliver its inaugural Schools Program. On November 20, the program will feature...

November 5, 2020

Businesses welcome back Melburnians

LOCAL accommodation providers and hospitality venues are anticipating a surge in business when the "ring of steel" around metropolitan Melbourne is removed on Monday,...

November 5, 2020

Nominations open for Youth Council

YOUNG people across the Geelong region have the chance to instigate change within their communities, with nominations now open for the 2021 Greater Geelong...

November 5, 2020

City to refund unsuccessful parking fines

THE City of Greater Geelong will refund approximately $600,000 worth of unsuccessfully appealed parking infringements issued by the city between 2009-2018. Up to 6,400 appealed...

November 5, 2020

Perinatal wellbeingin the spotlight

As PANDA (Perinatal Anxiety & Depression Australia) Week approaches, mental health workers are aiming to draw attention to the illnesses. The Post and Antenatal Depression...

November 5, 2020

Poppy sales to support veterans

WITH Remembrance Day approaching, Returned and Services Leagues (RSL) are encouraging people to purchase and wear a red poppy to commemorate Australia's veterans. Torquay RSL...

October 29, 2020

Junior Girls eager to get season under way

THE Geelong Junior Cricket Association's (GJCA) Geelong Renegades Girl's League set to get under way on Sunday (November 1), with players eager to get...

October 29, 2020

Deakin to undertake major study intochronic fatigue syndrome

Deakin University will begin a comprehensive study investigating possible causes and treatment for chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS). CFS is believed to affect about one per...

October 29, 2020

Sisters trek for mental health

MELISSA and Leanne Tinney will trek from Torquay to Aireys Inlet tomorrow (Friday, October 30) for mental health and wellbeing support organisation Beyond Blue. Melissa...

October 29, 2020

Locals named finalists in Community Awards

THE finalists in the Victorian Regional Achievement and Community Awards have been announced, with local businesses and residents well represented. Torquay's Jules Haddock was named...

October 29, 2020

Youth Summit aims to combat loneliness

Regional Youth Voice provided young people across the G21 region an opportunity to share their thoughts on overcoming social isolation at a Local and...

October 29, 2020

Howitzer project on track for Geelong home

THE multi-billion-dollar Geelong-based Howitzer Mobile Protected Fires Program – also known as LAND 8116 – is on track, with the tenderer to be decided...

October 29, 2020

Grants help youth connect with nature

THE Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) has announced the recipients of the 2020 Victorian Junior Landcare and Biodiversity Grants. Across the state...

October 29, 2020

Funding boost for local fisheries

THE federal government will invest almost $600,000 to restore the health and functionality of two local fisheries habitats. As part of the government's Fisheries Habitat...

October 27, 2020

Cats delist three players after grand final loss

THE Geelong Cats have delisted three players in the wake of their grand final loss to Richmond. The club has announced that midfielders James Parsons...

October 22, 2020

Bellarine animal sanctuary saves dingoes

Jirrahlinga Koala and Wildlife Sanctuary in Barwon Heads is temporarily home for a cuddly pack of dingo pups rescued from NSW. Tehree Gordon, founder of...

October 22, 2020

Power play: Neoen unveil plans for energy storage facility in Moorabool

NEOEN Australia's proposal to build a $200 million energy storage facility in Moorabool is on public exhibition. Neoen was founded in France in 2008 and...

October 22, 2020

Barwon Heads reappoint Bacely

BARWON Heads Football Netball Club has reappointed senior women’s coach Josh Bacely for the 2021 season, while also looking for new staff to continue...

October 22, 2020

City encourages residents to be waste savvy

THE City of Greater Geelong is encouraging residents to make sure they are clear on what materials are suitable for different bins. Approximately five tonnes...

October 22, 2020

Turner runs the Great Ocean Road for charity

BARWON Heads local Levi Turner is partway through a herculean journey to raise money for a local charity. On Monday, October 19, Mr Turner set...

October 22, 2020

Lara joins Go Local First

LARA Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) has joined the Go Local First campaign to encourage locals to support community businesses and hasten the...

October 22, 2020

Bottling hope for a cancer-free future

GIGI Milone never expected life-changing news when she answered a phone call on an otherwise ordinary day last year. The 28-year-old listened as her dad,...

October 22, 2020

Great news for Humans in Geelong.

The state government has awarded Humans in Geelong a $31,500 grant for their 2020 online exposition, which is available for all Geelong and Surf...

October 22, 2020

Linnell brings Captain Moonlite’s epic tale to life

Garry Linnell has a Midas touch when it comes to bringing remarkable non-fiction characters to life on a page. The fascinating figures from Australia’s past...

October 22, 2020

Surf Coast Kite Festival to take flight

ORGANISERS of one of the region's most colourful festivals are encouraging residents to brighten the Surf Coast sky this weekend by flying a kite. The...

October 22, 2020

Helping hospitality venues during COVID

HOSPITALITY venues are encouraging people to be aware of COVID-safe requirements when eating out. On Sunday, October 11, Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews announced hospitality venues...

October 15, 2020

Deakin research provides food for thought

Deakin University and Barwon Health are partnering to research the importance of diet and exercise in treating COVID-19 related depression. The research centres on a...

October 15, 2020

“Boy, where do we start?”: Documentary to show 2020 from children’s perspective

TORQUAY-BASED filmmaker Ellie Cheesman is highlighting the impact a global pandemic and natural disasters have had on younger generations through her documentary Cooked. Young people...