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July 31, 2019

Pick your own produce in Leopold

THE Paddock in Leopold is calling on the community to get down and “Pick Your Own Produce” until the end of this month. Encompass Community...

July 31, 2019

Grovedale College teachers honoured for their service

A PAIR of Grovedale teachers were among more than 400 Victorians lauded for their commitment and dedication to public education last week. The Recognition of...

July 31, 2019

Pricey proposal suggests using recycled water to improve lakes

THE Colac Otway Shire is considering a nine-figure proposal to pump recycled water from Black Rock to improve the quality of lakes such as...

July 31, 2019

Warralily links both sides of estate with shared pathway

PEOPLE can now walk or cycle from one side of the Warralily development to the other with the completion of a 4.9-kilometre shared pathway. The...

July 31, 2019

Home Instead Senior Care Geelong celebrates first year

LOCALLY owned and managed in-home care provider Home Instead Senior Care Geelong is celebrating a year of providing home care to over 140 seniors. Impressed...

July 31, 2019

Tree of local knowledge bears fruit as Eden Project releases feedback

THE Eden Project says there is strong support from the community and stakeholders for its proposal for Alcoa’s Anglesea mine, according to its analysis...

July 31, 2019

IN BRIEF – August 1, 2019

Deakin team investigates impact of microplastics NEW research from Deakin University has found plastic in waste streams is breaking down into tiny particles and causing potentially...

July 31, 2019

SURF COAST ARTS TRAIL MAP GOES DIGITAL

THIS year’s Surf Coast Arts Trail will be at people’s fingertips in more ways than one this year, with the event launching an online...

July 31, 2019

Surf Coast lifesavers feature heavily at Awards of Excellence

LIFESAVERS and clubs on the Surf Coast received many of the major awards at Life Saving Victoria’s annual Awards of Excellence. The event, held at...

July 31, 2019

BIG PLAN: Permit lodged for $22 million commercial development in Torquay

A SECOND proposal has been put forward to transform a prominent vacant block in Torquay into a major commercial development, with the lodgement of...

July 31, 2019

Candidates revealed for Anglesea Ward by-election

HALF a dozen people have thrown their hats in the ring to be the new councillor in the Surf Coast Shire’s Anglesea Ward. Yesterday (Wednesday),...

July 26, 2019

Keep recycling as normal, shire says

SURF Coast Shire residents will see their recyclables sent straight to landfill, following SKM's announcement today to councils across the state that it has...

July 25, 2019

Towards Zero Round to be held state-wide next week

FOOTBALL and netball clubs across Victoria will go the extra mile to tackle road safety next month, as they help kick off the inaugural...

July 24, 2019

Keep your property under control

It can be shocking how quickly your management fees can get away from you. You initially agree to a percentage and then over the years, as your...

July 24, 2019

EYEING THE WEEKEND – July 25, 2019

FRIDAY 26/7

WAVE OF MUSIC AT NEW HALL Lighthouse Arts Collective will present three artists at New Hall this Friday. Ella Thompson will take the stage alongside...

July 24, 2019

Wire rope safety barriers to be audited

THE Victorian Auditor-General's Office is carrying out a state-wide audit on wire rope safety barriers in regional areas, which has been welcomed by Liberal...

July 24, 2019

Committee for Lorne: A word from the Chairman

Although it may be a quiet time of the year for many, it’s certainly not for all as there are a number of different...

July 24, 2019

Torquay Commerce and Tourism to rebrand

TORQUAY Commerce and Tourism will be rebranding, with the peak Torquay traders' association to announce its new name as part of next month's Geelong...

July 24, 2019

Derryn Hinch drops by as Grimley opens office

TORQUAY is now home to the office of a state MP for the first time, with Member for Western Victoria Stuart Grimley officially opening...

July 18, 2019

Local surfers join line-up to represent Victoria

SURFING Victoria has announced the members of Team Victoria that will represent the state at the SAE Group Australian Surf Championships in Tweed Heads...

July 18, 2019

EYEING THE WEEKEND – July 18, 2019

FRIDAY 19/7

FOUR WOMEN, ONE HELL OF A STORY Multi-award-winning musical play The Sapphires will grace the stage at The Potato Shed across two big nights of...

July 17, 2019

MARKET HIGHLIGHTS – July 18, 2019

BALLARAT SHEEP Lambs yarded 11,000 Sheep yarded 6,500 Shorn lambs to $286 Heavy trade lamb to $262 Light processor lambs to $150 Heavy mutton to $200 Light mutton to $105 MORTLAKE CATTLE Cattle...

July 17, 2019

IN BRIEF – July 18, 2019

Kangaroo forum to be held next week ANGAIR’S Kangaroo Advisory Forum will hold its annual community forum next week. Parks Victoria’s Phil Pegler will give a...

July 17, 2019

TCT EVENT TALKS THE ECONOMY

Torquay Commerce and Tourism hosted an informative session about the ups and downs of the Australian economy last week. ANZ senior economist Catherine Birch (pictured)...

July 17, 2019

Time to tackle loneliness

You can interact every day with hundreds of Facebook, Instagram or Twitter friends and yet still be alone. Very alone, in fact, and according to researchers, to...

July 17, 2019

Irrigation project tees up better greens in Winchelsea

THE greens at Winchelsea Golf Club will stay greener for longer, after the completion of an irrigation project across the nine-hole course using recycled...

July 17, 2019

Lorne foreshore master plan released for feedback

THE Great Ocean Road Coast Committee (GORCC) has released the Lorne Foreshore Draft Master Plan for community input, and consultation sessions will be held...

July 11, 2019

Torquay Boardriders finest junior members to head north

Over the course of the next few weeks, Torquay Boardriders finest junior members will assemble on the Gold Coast for the Occy Grom Comp...