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December 18, 2021

Junior netball growth in Lara earns statewide award

AN INTRODUCTORY netball program based in the heart of Lara has been recognised for its success in bringing new players into the sport at...

December 18, 2021

Fuel break network expansion picking up heat

FUEL breaks will continue to pop up around south-western Victoria as bushfire season is knocking on the door. Planning and consultations are underway for a...

December 17, 2021

Geelong Lutheran robotics secures Nationals spot

A BAND of six Grade 6 students at Geelong Lutheran College is bound for the national stage in robotics after an impressive showing at...

December 15, 2021

Junior Magpies ready to return to The Nest

THE North Geelong Football Club has taken the first steps to restarting its junior program in almost five years. A resurgence in interest has reignited...

December 14, 2021

Vic Open given green light for 13th Beach return

GOLF Australia has confirmed today that the ground-breaking Vic Open will return after a year’s absence to the 13th Beach Golf Links in Barwon...

December 12, 2021

New bike and walking path for Highton

A NEW pedestrian and cycling path is now ready for use in the suburb of Highton, providing just one in a number of open...

December 10, 2021

Kids to take over GMHBA for United’s clash against Roar

WESTERN United is preparing for a 'kids takeover' in Geelong this weekend, when the Green and Black take on Brisbane Roar this Saturday. The club...

December 7, 2021

How to clear your library debt with food donations

THE Geelong Regional Library Corporation (GRLC) is again joining forces with the Geelong Food Relief Centre (GFRC) in a creative scheme that would waive...

December 7, 2021

It’s never too late to learn the signs

LEARNING about suicide and how to prevent one can be very daunting for anyone at any age, but the team at Hope Bereavement is...

December 6, 2021

Landmark deal announced between Geelong soccer clubs

GEELONG Galaxy will have a new home pitch leading into the 2022 season and beyond. The Galaxy will call Hume Reserve, the home field of...

December 6, 2021

Pull up your socks for mental health

SPORTS clubs across the region are being encouraged to pull up their socks as part of Read The Play's Sock It To Mental Illness...

December 6, 2021

Royal Geelong Yacht Club unveiled as Regional Club of the Year

THE Royal Geelong Yacht Club is enjoying some smooth sailing after being named Regional Club of the Year for 2019/20. The award was bestowed to...

December 3, 2021

Trucks big and small raising Bellarine SES profile

A MINIATURE State Emergency Service (SES) truck will be used as an awareness tool by the Bellarine’s SES unit to engage with students and...

December 2, 2021

Torquay crowns ‘Top Groms’ for 2021

THE Woolworths Surfer Groms Competition in Torquay has crowned its Under 14 champions with one of the Surf Coast's own taking home the boys...

December 2, 2021

Belmont’s “Lowey” secures statewide coaching honour

AFL Victoria has announced the Belmont Lions’ Lowell Hunter as the Junior Coach of the Year as part of this year’s 2021 AFL Community...

December 2, 2021

Geelong begins women’s Premier League legacy with a bang

WOMEN’S cricket at the Geelong Cricket Club has taken its first Premier League steps with exemplary results from both outfits in the two teams’...

December 1, 2021

Adventure Park ending 2021 bigger and better than ever

VICTORIA’S most exciting family-friendly water theme park is gearing up for a big return this summer with exciting new features and expansions accessible to...

November 29, 2021

Two Feet and a Heartbeat walk coming together for this weekend

THIS year’s Geelong Two Feet and a Heartbeat Charity Walk is right around the corner. Originally planned to take place on October 10 at Armstrong...

November 28, 2021

New travel procedures announced for Omicron variant of COVID-19

SEVERAL state governments including Victoria have announced major changes to travel procedures for people arriving from high-risk countries in response to the new Omicron...

November 28, 2021

CarePackages helping those ‘doing it tough’ this Christmas

NOT-FOR-PROFIT Geelong-based organisation OneCare is providing Christmas hampers to those who are doing it tough this year. The CarePackage initiative is designed to supply families...

November 26, 2021

Greater Geelong residents awarded for perseverance and commitment

GEELONG residents living with a disability have been celebrated as part of the 2021 Geelong Awards for People with Disability. The awards recognise the efforts...

November 25, 2021

GCA players rejoice after long-awaited return to play

LAST weekend was a long-awaited one for all clubs within the Geelong Cricket Association (GCA). GCA competitions usually begin in late September, but following a...

November 25, 2021

Cyclist t-shirt created after bumpy ride in 2021

SPORTING clubs across the region are still feeling the financial effects of the pandemic, but the Geelong Cycling Club is taking a more creative...

November 25, 2021

Premiership player ready to take on Banno coaching gig

BANNOCKBURN Tigers have signed on captain and inaugural premiership winning member Alana Nicol as their new A Grade head coach. Nicol will serve as a...

November 25, 2021

Jan Juc’s Huxtable win headlines West Coast Surf Festival

LOCAL Surf Coast surfer Xavier Huxtable (Jan Juc) and Sophie Fletcher (Phillip Island) have each taken round one wins at the Victorian Open Series...

November 25, 2021

Skoko named Warriors Best and Fairest as NPL22 excitement brews

ONE of the North Geelong Warriors' rising stars has been recognised by his club for his stellar first season in the organisation's top senior...

November 25, 2021

Everyone welcome to Newtown garden fundraiser

THE courtyard at the rear of a Newtown residence will offer itself as an Open Garden this Sunday in the hope of raising $10,000...

November 22, 2021

Bug Blitz helps shape future of fishing on the Barwon

RESIDENTS will now have the chance to see the Barwon River’s important waterbugs up close and personal as part of a data gathering “blitz”...