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October 29, 2020

Junior Girls eager to get season under way

THE Geelong Junior Cricket Association's (GJCA) Geelong Renegades Girl's League set to get under way on Sunday (November 1), with players eager to get...

October 29, 2020

Big Swamp showing signs of recovery

BARWON Water has reported its remediation efforts have had a positive affect on Big Swamp and Boundary Creek. The water corporation committed to undertaking the...

October 29, 2020

Deakin to undertake major study intochronic fatigue syndrome

Deakin University will begin a comprehensive study investigating possible causes and treatment for chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS). CFS is believed to affect about one per...

October 29, 2020

Painting with a purpose

Bellbrae artist Deidre Carmichael is using a unique and beautiful form of activism to raise awareness about the affect of plastic on the environment. About...

October 29, 2020

Sisters trek for mental health

MELISSA and Leanne Tinney will trek from Torquay to Aireys Inlet tomorrow (Friday, October 30) for mental health and wellbeing support organisation Beyond Blue. Melissa...

October 29, 2020

Turtle rescue at Whites Beach

A GROUP of good Samaritans helped rescue a turtle that washed up on Whites Beach. Last Thursday (October 22), Wildlife Victoria volunteer Jodie Oliver saw...

October 29, 2020

The Man Walk makes great strides

THE Man Walk is a simple concept that has had a profound influence on several local participants. It started in Kiama in 2018, offering men...

October 29, 2020

Program aims to empower community leaders

APPLICATIONS are open for the Surf Coast Shire's Casuarina Community Leadership Program. The program involves 13 sessions which teach participants skills, including project management, effective...

October 29, 2020

Construction to begin soon on Deans Marsh Festival Stand

WORK is expected to begin soon on the Deans Marsh Festival Stand at Memorial Oval with plans for the stand presently being finalised with...

October 29, 2020

Locals named finalists in Community Awards

THE finalists in the Victorian Regional Achievement and Community Awards have been announced, with local businesses and residents well represented. Torquay's Jules Haddock was named...

October 29, 2020

Youth Summit aims to combat loneliness

Regional Youth Voice provided young people across the G21 region an opportunity to share their thoughts on overcoming social isolation at a Local and...

October 29, 2020

Howitzer project on track for Geelong home

THE multi-billion-dollar Geelong-based Howitzer Mobile Protected Fires Program – also known as LAND 8116 – is on track, with the tenderer to be decided...

October 29, 2020

Grants help youth connect with nature

THE Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) has announced the recipients of the 2020 Victorian Junior Landcare and Biodiversity Grants. Across the state...

October 29, 2020

Funding boost for local fisheries

THE federal government will invest almost $600,000 to restore the health and functionality of two local fisheries habitats. As part of the government's Fisheries Habitat...

October 22, 2020

Barwon Heads reappoint Bacely

BARWON Heads Football Netball Club has reappointed senior women’s coach Josh Bacely for the 2021 season, while also looking for new staff to continue...

October 22, 2020

Turner runs the Great Ocean Road for charity

BARWON Heads local Levi Turner is partway through a herculean journey to raise money for a local charity. On Monday, October 19, Mr Turner set...

October 22, 2020

Veterans stay connected

VETERAN'S Health Week (VHW) is taking a different form for Torquay Returned and Services League (RSL). The DVA has announced the theme for Veteran's Health...

October 22, 2020

Surf Coast Kite Festival to take flight

ORGANISERS of one of the region's most colourful festivals are encouraging residents to brighten the Surf Coast sky this weekend by flying a kite. The...

October 22, 2020

Scanning the road

THE Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) has completed scanning all 243-kilometres of the Great Ocean Road to help provide data for...

October 22, 2020

Helping hospitality venues during COVID

HOSPITALITY venues are encouraging people to be aware of COVID-safe requirements when eating out. On Sunday, October 11, Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews announced hospitality venues...

October 22, 2020

Children’s week to provide online fun for everyone

CHILDREN’S Week begins on Saturday (October 24), with a raft of free online activities available to residents through the Surf Coast Shire’s website. The Surf...

October 15, 2020

Torquay dam faces decommission after uncapped pipe discovered

SOUTHERN Rural Water (SRW) has issued the owner of the private dam next to Pintail Drive a direction of notice to repair the dam...

October 15, 2020

Deakin research provides food for thought

Deakin University and Barwon Health are partnering to research the importance of diet and exercise in treating COVID-19 related depression. The research centres on a...

October 15, 2020

“Boy, where do we start?”: Documentary to show 2020 from children’s perspective

TORQUAY-BASED filmmaker Ellie Cheesman is highlighting the impact a global pandemic and natural disasters have had on younger generations through her documentary Cooked. Young people...

October 15, 2020

Cocktails to die for

A BELLARINE chef’s frightening concoctions will feature in a magazine dedicated to Halloween lovers. Hallozween is the first magazine of its kind in Australia. It...

October 15, 2020

Alistair Lawson My Hero

ENDURANCE Taekwondo owner and head instructor Alistair Lawson has launched his debut book, My Hero. The children's book, which is illustrated by Torquay artist Luisa...

October 15, 2020

Grants available to Men’s Sheds

MEN'S Sheds across the region are encouraged to apply for grants through the state government's Men's Shed Funding Program. The $870,000 Support for Men's Sheds...

October 15, 2020

Bethany recognises everyday heroes

THE winners of the annual Bethany Superhero Awards Competition have been announced, highlighting the work of local heroes and their importance to children. Bethany Community...