About: Georgia Holloway

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January 21, 2021

From fire threats to floods, 2021 poses new challenges

LA NINA weather patterns are bringing a stark contrast to the fear of bushfires that threatened the Great Ocean Road this time last year. Over...

January 21, 2021

Tourists urged to keep visiting coastal hamlets

PORT Campbell was among the many Surf Coast communities to receive a much-needed tourism boost over the New Year period. From Boxing day to last...

January 21, 2021

Ross River tally doubles in less than a month

ROSS River cases have more than doubled this month causing health officials to voice their concerns for the region. A Department of Health and Human...

January 20, 2021

Worker’s Hut to showcase emerging Surf Coast artists

THE Worker’s Hut will showcase five emerging female artists’ work as part of its on-going support of Surf Coast creatives. On January 23 the Worker’s...

January 14, 2021

Vanessa is back to promote road safety

Vanessa may be back with a brand new look, but she still has the same message for young drivers. The Transport Accident Commission’s Vanessa program...

January 14, 2021

Celebrating 75 years of Torquay Surf Life Saving

IN 1945 the Torquay Surf Life Saving Club was formed, making it a pioneer in patrolling Victorian beaches. Now celebrating 75 years in operation, the club is not only...

January 14, 2021

Armstrong Creek named a must-watch suburb as development boom continues

ARMSTRONG Creek has been ranked alongside Byron Bay as Australia’s best investments amidst a housing boom. Despite being one of Geelong’s youngest suburbs, Hotspotting’s Price...

January 14, 2021

Local win on the cards for world’s longest running iron event

FOR 60 years the Surf Coast Times Jim Wall Iron Race has attracted competitors from all over the nation in a bid to be...

January 14, 2021

Firebug presumed to be behind 10 Torquay fires

POLICE continue to hunt a Torquay firebug believed to be responsible for 10 fires across the community. Torquay Crime Investigation Unit continues to investigate a...

January 14, 2021

Renters forced out

Surf Coast renters faced with moving elsewhere due to the lowest vacancy rate in 30 years. THE Surf Coast Shire has always enticed people for its highly...

January 7, 2021

Busy summer a welcomed boost for Lorne traders

AS the Surf Coast Shire enters a crucial holiday period, the region is met with some good news following a difficult year for tourism. The...

January 7, 2021

Record number of drownings reported across the state

ADDITONAL funding has been designated to Life Saving Victoria as a record number of drownings is reported across the state. Last week Life Saving Victoria...

January 7, 2021

Health Officer issues Ross River warning for Greater Geelong

RESIDENTS and visitors of the Greater Geelong region are being warned to protect themselves as Ross River cases continue to rise in the region. Deputy...

January 7, 2021

Life saving helicopter to be stationed in Barwon Heads full-time

SURF Life Saving Victoria will position one of two rescue helicopters at Barwon Heads Airport following a record number of drowning fatalities over a...

January 7, 2021

Geelong trio create a new software to assist with global pandemic

FORMER Geelong school mates have used the global pandemic to launch several businesses with the latest venture said to take the guesswork out of...

January 7, 2021

Kennel Cough is the latest infection to spread across the region

EXPERTS have issued a warning about an infectious virus impacting dogs. Newtown Veterinary Clinic last week alerted the public that Infectious Canine Cough (ICC) or...

December 31, 2020

Building strong foundations

A KEY partnership will see Geelong youths the focus of a program dedicated to building foundations for strong mental health. Chief executive officer of LifeChanger...

December 31, 2020

Emergency Holiday Help will now be more accessible

HELP across the region will be more accessible as the festive season proves to be a difficult time for many. The Give Where You Live...

December 31, 2020

City boosts local economy through commitment to start-ups

THE City has helped create almost 50 jobs through its commitment to support emerging start-up businesses across the Greater Geelong region. The projected job growth...

December 31, 2020

Long line for Maccas causes safety query

RESIDENTS have voiced their concerns over a congested intersection in Torquay however business owners say it is only temporary. Locals have identified the right-hand turn...

December 31, 2020

Surf Coast Secondary to continue supporting vulnerable families

THE season of giving is set to continue indefinitely with Surf Coast Secondary College (SCSC) vowing to continue supporting local families. During the initial stage...

December 31, 2020

Bounced out of business

AFTER 45 years of coastal bouncing, Lorne's outdoor trampolines are facing permanent shutdown. The foreshore trampolines at Lorne Sea Baths have been beloved by many...

December 24, 2020

Warralily Community Champion Award recognises Oberon musicians

THE winners of the inaugural Warralily Community Champion Awards have been announced in a new collaboration between Oberon High School and the township. Ahead of...

December 24, 2020

Loud Fence a show of solidarity

SURVIVORS and their families transformed the Loud Fence located at St Therese Catholic Church in Torquay into a colourful display of solidarity for those...

December 24, 2020

Torquay students jump at chance to help young roos

TORQUAY students have hit the sewing machines to help make a difference for injured joeys recovering from last summer's bushfire season. During term four students...

December 24, 2020

Torquay Hotel to host sell out event

COASTAL Jam has sold out in just minutes, setting the scene for local events following a quiet year in the entertainment industry The annual Coastal...

December 18, 2020

Santa is coming to Warralily this weekend

SANTA will be coming to town twice this year for a special visit to all the well-behaved children in Warralily. On Sunday 20 December, Santa...

December 18, 2020

Torquay event sells out in just minutes

DESPITE a tight one week turn around, Coastal Jam sold out in just minutes marking the return of events to the region. Event organiser Adam...