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November 26, 2020

Peachs continue caring for the community

PEACHS Torquay has been putting smiles on faces and food in bellies with its We Care Wednesday's program. In August, the local business began sending...

November 26, 2020

Surf Coast Shire names its first Local Legends

THE Surf Coast Shire has announced the inaugural recipients of its Local Legends Awards, recognising people and groups who have helped the community and...

November 12, 2020

Surf Coast Century is ready to run

LONG distance runners across the state have reason to celebrate, as the Surf Coast Century has been given the go-ahead. The ninth edition of the...

November 12, 2020

City welcomes Working for Victoria employees

THE City of Greater Geelong is welcoming new employees to its workforce as part of the Working for Victoria program. The city joined the state...

November 12, 2020

Shire supports Men’s Shed Singers

A GROUP of local singers and musicians have been given a grant to help them find the right pitch during difficult times. The Men's Shed...

November 12, 2020

Giving the gift of sight

TORQUAY Lions member Harvey Price has been helping provide people with the gift of sight for about three decades. The Lions Recycle for Sight Australia...

November 12, 2020

Princes Freeway upgrades begin

WORK has begun on a $9.6 million project to improve the safety and the smoothness of the Princes Freeway at Geelong. About 14 kilometres of...

November 12, 2020

Werribee Zoo secures funds for elephant sanctuary

WERRIBEE Open Range Zoo is set for a major makeover that will include a new home for an Asian elephant herd presently residing in...

November 12, 2020

Moorabool set to house largest battery in Southern Hemisphere

THE largest battery in the Southern Hemisphere is set to be built in Moorabool to help improve Victoria's energy system and its reliability. Renewable energy...

November 12, 2020

Coker calls for post office in Armstrong Creek

CORANGAMITE Labor federal member Libby Coker has launched a petition calling for a post office to open in Armstrong Creek. Armstrong Creek's population is presently...

November 12, 2020

Program brings young artists together

PLATFORM Youth Arts has begun its LAB Residency Program, as it aims to help some of the best young artists in the state maximise...

November 12, 2020

Volunteers helping fight social isolation

DIVERSITAT Aged Support is searching for new volunteers for the Community Visitors Scheme (CVS). CVS is a social support program funded by the Australian Government...

November 12, 2020

GromSearch Jan Juc_web

THE Rip Curl GromSearch 2020 at Jan Juc will herald the long-awaited return of competitive surfing in Victoria. Over the weekend (November 14-15), boys and...

November 12, 2020

The Impossible returns

THE Impossible is set to return for its sixth year, with kayakers, canoers, and paddleboarders to test their skills as they race from Torquay...

November 5, 2020

Word for Word and Magabala Books launch Schools Program

THE Word for Word National Non-Fiction Festival is partnering with Magabala Books to deliver its inaugural Schools Program. On November 20, the program will feature...

November 5, 2020

Businesses welcome back Melburnians

LOCAL accommodation providers and hospitality venues are anticipating a surge in business when the "ring of steel" around metropolitan Melbourne is removed on Monday,...

November 5, 2020

Nominations open for Youth Council

YOUNG people across the Geelong region have the chance to instigate change within their communities, with nominations now open for the 2021 Greater Geelong...

November 5, 2020

City to refund unsuccessful parking fines

THE City of Greater Geelong will refund approximately $600,000 worth of unsuccessfully appealed parking infringements issued by the city between 2009-2018. Up to 6,400 appealed...

November 5, 2020

Perinatal wellbeingin the spotlight

As PANDA (Perinatal Anxiety & Depression Australia) Week approaches, mental health workers are aiming to draw attention to the illnesses. The Post and Antenatal Depression...

November 5, 2020

New Great Ocean Road Authority board named

THE state government has appointed the inaugural board for the Great Ocean Road Coast and Parks Authority (GORCAPA). The authority has been created to co-ordinate...

November 5, 2020

Poppy sales to support veterans

WITH Remembrance Day approaching, Returned and Services Leagues (RSL) are encouraging people to purchase and wear a red poppy to commemorate Australia's veterans. Torquay RSL...

November 5, 2020

Birthday surprise

TORQUAY'S community bonded together to help a local celebrate her birthday while in isolation. Diana Guthrie's 89th birthday would have passed like any other day...

November 5, 2020

GORH host Mindful with Matt Runnalls

Great Ocean Road Health (GORH) is offering people the opportunity to hear from one of Australia's foremost mental health advocates at upcoming event Mindful...

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...