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March 27, 2019

Help bring Easter joy to sick kids

YEAR 10 Surf Coast Secondary College student Maya Supple is combining a family tradition with a school project, collecting and delivering Easter eggs to...

March 27, 2019

Netball legends Pass It On

AFTER the success of last year’s This Girl Can VicHealth campaign, VicHealth declared March This Girl Can month, celebrating with events such as Pass...

March 21, 2019

A European Affair to remember

IN 1980, Paul Loughnan commenced an apprenticeship with Volvo and fell in love with European cars, a passion which led him to open his...

March 21, 2019

SALT SATURATION FOR AUSSIE KIDS

Fast food kids’ meals in Australia can contain an entire day’s recommended salt intake according to new research which highlights the hidden toll fast...

March 21, 2019

RUNNING GROUP ON THE right track

Unlike other running clubs, The Finishr - a new community collaboration - encourages local residents to get out and experience the beauty of the...

March 21, 2019

SOUND DOCTOR returns this month

The Sound Doctor is gearing up for a huge 2019 after being awarded the Community Event of the Year by the Surf Coast Shire...

March 21, 2019

LARA’S BEST FOOD AND WINE ON SHOW

Celebrating 11 years, the Lara Food and Wine Festival (LFWF) returns on March 24 with this year’s special guest – celebrity chef Iain ‘Huey’...

March 20, 2019

Love throughout the decades

FLORENCE and George Oxley have spent a lifetime together as husband and wife, and with the passing of every decade – all seven of...

March 20, 2019

It’s more than just a game for the Selwood brothers

FOR the Selwood brothers (all four of them) reaching the highest level of Aussie rules football was important to them, but according to Joel...

March 14, 2019

Plumber returns to Torquay home

SEAN Michael Gallagher has been working as a plumber and gasfitter for the past seven years, the last five he’s spent running his business...

March 14, 2019

YOU CAN DURING THIS GIRL CAN WEEK

Get out and get active as part of  This girl Can Week Kicking off March 18, a VicHealth initiative encouraging women to embrace physical...

March 14, 2019

RECORD BOOST TO TACKLE TWO OF AUSTRALIA’S BIGGEST KILLERS

Stroke Foundation has welcomed the launch of a comprehensive research effort to tackle stroke and heart disease, with the Federal Government launching a $220...

March 14, 2019

FIRST ACTS ANNOUNCED FOR Celtic Festival

The National Celtic Folk Festival has announced their first line up for the June long weekend festivities taht will see over 16,000 people arrive...

March 14, 2019

Open day for Torquay Food Aid

For 25 years, Torquay Food Aid (TFA) have been providing food for Surf Coast residents in need, and on March 20 they’re inviting the...

March 14, 2019

Guinness and good craic at Murphys

HEAD to Murphys on March 17 for their annual St Patrick’s Day Festival and celebrate in style, taking in views of the city from...

March 14, 2019

Leading lady: Kath Essing selected by AFL Victoria

BESPEAK, a communication training business founded by Torquay local Kath Essing, has been selected by the Australian Football League (AFL) Victoria to run a...

February 28, 2019

Make your car shine with Scuffs and Scratches

SCUFFS and Scratches is your mobile scratch repair service catering to the Geelong and Surf Coast region: from minor bumper and panel scratches to...

February 28, 2019

Don’t let your period be a pain: try Sequence Osteopathy

Do you suffer from period pain? Although it may be common for women to experience some pain before or during their menstrual cycle, excessive...

February 28, 2019

FIND NEW GROWTH ON Garden Releaf Day

The fifth annual national Garden Releaf Day (GRD) is on March 24, encouraging people to come together to embrace the health and wellness benefits...

February 28, 2019

Accessibility is a right not a privilege: pioneering the path to change

Christine Smith was tired of hearing stories about people booking holiday homes under the guise of being accessible for people with disabilities, only for...

February 28, 2019

The Hive IS STILL BUZZING THREE YEARS ON

The Hive Gallery in Ocean Grove now in its third year, continues to present a growing list of permanent and guest artists - still...

February 28, 2019

Bush poet WINS A RECORD FOURTH AWARD

For a record fourth time, Airey’s Inlet writer David Campbell has won the Blackened Billy Award for Written Bush Verse - the premier Australian...

February 28, 2019

Natural world wonders AT WOOL MUSEUM

Get a glimpse into the natural world like never before as the world renowned Wildlife Photographer of the Year 54 exhibition opens at the...

February 28, 2019

Endless Summer AS THE JEZABELS HIT THE SURF COAST

Aussie indie rock act The Jezabels have teamed up with Corona for a national tour, arriving to the Surf Coast March 16 and 24...

February 28, 2019

Mardi Gras bound for Scotchmans Hill

SCOTCHMANS Hill has been announced as the exclusive wine and sparkling partner for the 2019 Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras (GLMG) - a...

February 27, 2019

Blaineys enjoy a love that lasts through the decades

RON Blainey met June at Canadian Bay on the Mornington Peninsula nearly 70 years ago, they fell in love as two 17-year olds, and...

February 20, 2019

The Cossacks are coming to Geelong

The Cossacks are coming to Geelong for one night only, experience the spirit and excitement of Ukrainian dance in Legend – Stories of a...

February 20, 2019

The best beer festival yet

PERFECT weather, a fantastic crowd and beer lovers delight in the various brews on offer, made the seventh annual Great Australian Beer Festival (GABF)...