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May 24, 2024

Committed to inclusion in calisthenics

JARRAH Page has been recognised for her dedication to inclusion at Surf Coast Calisthenics. She was awarded the 2023 inclusion of the year award by...

May 24, 2024

Kickstarting All Aboard’s new project

THE 2024 edition of the Surf Coast Times Torquay Cup will be run today (Friday, May 24) and will this year raise funds for local...

May 24, 2024

Beach Hotel wins big

JAN Juc's The Beach Hotel has taken out the best Regional Pub Bar at the 2024 Australian Hotel Association Victoria State Awards for Excellence. The...

May 23, 2024

New twist on a Shakespeare classic

One of Shakespeare's classic comedies will take the stage at the Geelong Arts Centre this weekend, with a new take on the original. A Midsummer...

May 23, 2024

The best of musical theatre in one show

Get ready to sing along to all the musical hits as The World of Musicals - in Concert comes to Geelong. Following a sold-out Australian...

May 20, 2024

Records smashed at Great Ocean Road Running Festival

THE Great Ocean Road Running Festival returned to the region over the weekend with a record-breaking turnout. Across the two-day festival, more than 10,700 participants...

May 20, 2024

Local author finds success

COMMUNITY members gathered at Salty Dog café on Tuesday morning (May 14) to celebrate and support Torquay author Lyndon Russel as he launched his...

May 19, 2024

Kokoda Youth Program is changing lives

A RUGGED trail in the Owen Stanley Ranges in Papua New Guinea was a gruelling battlefield in World War II but is now a...

May 19, 2024

Free breakfast serves up for success

MORE Victorian students will have the opportunity to start the day with full stomachs as the Allan Labor Government announces free breakfasts in schools. For...

May 18, 2024

Local talent highlights the importance of AFL Indigenous rounds

For the first time Torquay's very own Kangaroo Jack has created a football and netball to be used in AFL Barwon's coming Indigenous round. Established...

May 18, 2024

Grief Week to be launched

GEELONG'S Hope Bereavement Care, also referred to as Hope, will launch Australia's first National Grief Week on May 19. Hope Bereavement Cares Melinda Hopper said...

May 17, 2024

Wear Orange Wednesday and say thanks to SES volunteers

COMMUNITIES are being encouraged to participate in Wear Orange Wednesday (WOW) to say thank you to State Emergency Services (SES) next week (May 22). The...

May 16, 2024

Course record falls at this year’s Shifty Fifty

DESPITE a wet leadup to this year's Surf Coast Shifty Fifty, more than 300 participants turned out for the event, with one rider breaking...

May 16, 2024

Capturing the moment of pause in new Bellarine exhibition

Melbourne photographer Brian Ellwood has opened the doors of his first solo exhibition, Moments of Pause, at Café Zoo in Drysdale. The collection features wildlife...

May 16, 2024

Lee Kernaghan gets back on the road

After a four-year break from touring, Lee Kernaghan is making his return to the stage with a new show. Along with a new band, the...

May 15, 2024

Grovedale local defies odds, taking on the Great Ocean Road Running Festival

PEOPLE from around the country will head to the Surf Coast as the Great Ocean Road Running Festival returns to the region next weekend. Runners...

May 12, 2024

Living with cystic fibrosis

May is Cystic Fibrosis Awareness month, drawing attention to the disease and how it affects those who experience it. Cystic fibrosis, also commonly referred to...

May 12, 2024

More than 250 competitors tackle Adventure Race challenge

LAST Sunday saw the return of the Sprint Series Adventure Race in Anglesea with more than 250 competitors taking on the navigation-based challenge. With the...

May 12, 2024

Torquay Wayfinding Strategy completes first stage

IMPROVED signage in Torquay is getting closer as stage one of the Surf Coast Shires Wayfinding Signage strategy has now been completed. The Surf Coast...

May 11, 2024

Vintage flair with high-quality service

Emma Height and Jacob Hams are conquering the wedding and events world with their decked out mobile caravan bar and award-winning service. Step into the...

May 9, 2024

Pez returns for 15-year anniversary tour

Fifteen years after releasing his debut album, Perry Chapman, better known as Pez, is going on a national anniversary tour. His debut album, A mind...

May 5, 2024

Reving up for Mother’s Day

Surprise the mums and mother figures in your life this Mother's Day with some racing fun. On May 12 the Western District Car Club (WDCC)...

May 4, 2024

We’re off to see the Wizard

One of Geelong's oldest theatre groups will take audiences over the rainbow with their upcoming performance of The Wizard of Oz hitting the stage...

May 4, 2024

Elizabeth Bell Ceramics

ON May 4 and 5 Elizabeth Bell Ceramics will open the doors to their new studio, retail and classroom spaces at the Fyansford Paper...