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January 9, 2020

Rip View Swim Classic raises money and spirits

THE 32nd annual Rip View Swim Classic was held on Sunday at Point Lonsdale.

More than 1,000 people participated in the swim, helping raise money...

January 9, 2020

Surf Coast orienteering series gets under way

THE first of four 2020 Surf Coast Series orienteering events was held on the weekend in Barwon Heads.

The series, which now heads to Point...

January 9, 2020

Tim Gates Classic celebrates 10th year running

MORE than 700 people participated in the 10th annual Tim Gates Classic Fun Run/Walk at Fairhaven Beach on Sunday.

The funds raised from the event...

January 9, 2020

Record numbers set to run in Mountain to Surf

TOMORROW (Friday, January 10) will see a record number of competitors take part in the Powercor Lorne Mountain to Surf.

About 2,300 people will set...

January 9, 2020

McKeon joins fellow Olympians for Lorne Pier to Pub

TAKING place in just two days (Saturday, January 11), the Powercor Lorne Pier to Pub will now feature Olympic swimmer David McKeon alongside fellow...

January 9, 2020

David Picken turns passion into print

Surf Coast Football Club (SCFC) stalwart and local resident David Picken has recently launched a book, The Time of My Football Life.

Mr Picken has...

January 3, 2020

Opening the Nightjar

THE first Nightjar Festival of the new year was held at Torquay Common yesterday (Thursday, January 2). Now in its 10th year, the festival saw...

January 2, 2020

Taking a trip down surf memory lane

The Australian National Surfing Museum (ANSM) recently unveiled a new exhibition looking back at the vehicles surfers have used to chase waves over the...

January 2, 2020

Lions help Tigers get there, oh my

THE Torquay Tigers Cricket Club Under 15 side recently had the opportunity to tour Adelaide and take on some of the local clubs.

The team...

January 2, 2020

Rock2Ramp registers record numbers

ANGLESEA Surf Life Saving Club (SLSC) held its annual Rock2Ranp competition last week, with more than 1,000 competitors taking to the water.

The competition celebrated...

January 2, 2020

Bluebottles arrive at Surf Coast

BLUEBOTTLE jellyfishes have recently been found washed up on the shores of several local beaches.

The distinctive blue creatures have already been spotted in Torquay,...

January 2, 2020

Mental health charity ride exceeds lofty targets

A GROUP of Deakin medical students recently completed a ride across the country to raise funds for charity that researches and treats mental illness.


January 2, 2020

Learning to be the leaders of tomorrow

A LOCAL school recently participated in a program aiming to grow future leaders in the community.

Surf Coast Secondary College students took part in Upstart's...

January 2, 2020

Entries open for Victorian Inclusive Championship

ENTRIES are now open for the second Victorian Inclusive Championship, set to be held in Barwon Heads.

The two-round golf event will be co-hosted by...

January 2, 2020

World Game Fund opens to community clubs

SOCCER clubs around Victoria can now apply for the state government's World Game Facilities Fund.

An extra $20 million was recently added to the fund...

January 2, 2020

Mitchell to race in seventh Pier to Pub

ONE of the world's best Down syndrome swimmers will be among the 5,000 people taking part in this year's Pier to Pub on January...

January 2, 2020

Victorian Sports Awards recognise Starfish Nippers

NAOMI Symington and Janet Jones' work on the Starfish Nippers program has earned them a place among the finalists of Victorian Sports Awards.

The Anglesea...

January 2, 2020

Lions give crucial donation to Foundation 61

A GEELONG rehabilitation centre recently received a cheque from a local Lions club to help provide support for their clients.

The Torquay Lions gave $10,000...

January 2, 2020

Surf Coast authorities warn against illegal burn offs

THE Surf Coast Shire joined with police and firefighters last week to warn residents about the danger of illegal burn offs.

With the shire now...