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April 3, 2020

LOW BLOW: Thief breaks into Bomboras Torquay

A TORQUAY restaurant was broken into last night by an unknown individual. At about 1.45am this morning (Friday, April 3), a masked person kicked in...

April 2, 2020

Beaches closed to prevent gatherings

BEACHES across the Surf Coast have been closed by various authorities in a bid to stop people gathering and risking the spread of coronavirus. After...

April 2, 2020

Independent panel to assess new Foundation 61 site

THE City of Greater Geelong recently announced they would be request an independent panel to review the viability of a women's-only community at a...

April 2, 2020

Henderson claims Great Ocean Road may be closed

VICTORIAN Liberal Senator Sarah Henderson is urging people to stay at home to limit the spread of the coronavirus and the potential need for...

April 2, 2020

Fagan’s Faith rewarded

DEANS Marsh local Mark Fagan and his dog Faith claimed victory in the Improvers category at last month's Moyston Sheep Dog Trials. Mr Fagan has...

April 2, 2020

City announce First Nations Heritage Grants

THE City of Greater Geelong council has endorsed the formation of a First Nations Heritage Grants fund to protect the history of the region's...

April 2, 2020

New machine enables safer X-rays

UNIVERSITY Hospital Geelong recently installed an advanced piece of technology allowing them to conduct X-rays more safely and effectively. The Hospital's Siemens ARTIS icono cardiovascular...

April 2, 2020

Shopping safely in Lorne

A LOCAL grocery store has recently implemented a number of precautionary measures to try to stop the spread of coronavirus. Foodworks Lorne store manager Jonn...

April 2, 2020

Buy Surf Coast campaign launched

THE Surf Coast Business Collective has launched their 'Buy Surf Coast' campaign to support local businesses amid the difficulties posed by coronavirus. The campaign seeks...

April 2, 2020

Council cancels meeting

THE Surf Coast Shire council's March 24 meeting was cancelled as a precautionary method against the spread of the coronavirus. Council's chief executive officer Keith...

April 2, 2020

Grossman builds on family legacy

STEVE Grossman's immense contribution to Torquay Football Club is not only apparent through the amount of people at the club who know and respect...

March 26, 2020

Tigers pull socks up for community

TORQUAY Tigers Football Netball Club players and staff are putting the disappointment of the BFNL season's postponement behind them and turning their focus to...

March 26, 2020

Bells Beach elevated pathway trial postponed

THE planned trial of the elevated pathway to Winkipop has been delayed due to the postponement of the 2020 Rip Curl Pro Bells Beach. Surf...

March 26, 2020

Diving deep for inner peace

DOZENS of metres beneath the ocean’s surface, with scarcely any light and no source of oxygen, Torquay chiropractor Michael Cheesman made a discovery –...

March 26, 2020

Torquay SLSC clubhouse graffitied

TORQUAY Surf Life Saving Club (SLSC) members arrived at the clubhouse on Saturday to find much of it covered in graffiti. Much of the clubhouse’s...

March 26, 2020

David Morton to hang up his helmet

VETERAN firefighter David Morton is standing down as the captain of the Aireys Inlet Fire Brigade, having filled the role for two decades. Mr Morton...

March 26, 2020

Grimley encourages community spirit

DERRYN Hinch's Justice Party MP and Member for Western Victoria Stuart Grimley is encouraging community members to help one another through these difficult times. As...

March 26, 2020

Knitting for a cause

A LOCAL knitting group is determined to continue helping those most in need despite coronavirus limiting their ability to meet. The Birregurra Knit-Wits usually meet...

March 26, 2020

Barwon Health Foundation launches coronavirus fundraiser

BARWON Health Foundation recently launched a Coronavirus Emergency Response Fund to aid the health service in dealing with the pandemic. The fund has set the...

March 26, 2020

Elective surgeries to be fast-tracked

THE state government recently announced they will be fast-tracking people scheduled for elective surgery in the coming weeks to provide create space for coronavirus...

March 26, 2020

Virtual scavenger hunt to help families stay active

A SURF Coast local has devised an innovative way for people to be active and healthy while staying safe. Adventure for Life owner Iain Lygo...

March 26, 2020

Kerr receives third consecutive Ray Menzies Medal

ANGLESEA'S Dale Kerr has been awarded the Ray Menzies Medal for the best player in the Bellarine Peninsula Cricket Association (BPCA) for the third...

March 26, 2020

ANZAC Day service cancelled

TORQUAY'S ANZAC Day dawn service and march to Point Danger have been cancelled for the first time in their history. Torquay Returned Service League (RSL)...

March 26, 2020

Cricket round-up: Anglesea named champions as BPCA cancels finals

THE Bellarine Peninsula Cricket Association (BPCA) cancelled last weekend's grand final matches due to coronavirus concerns. The highest placed clubs in the six different finals...

March 26, 2020

Geelong Runners Club hold Virtual Run

THE Geelong Runners Club (GRC) held their first "Virtual Run" on Thursday last week. The Virtual Run provides GRC members with a way to remain...

March 26, 2020

Laser focus required in trying conditions

THE Royal Geelong Yacht Club has hosted some of the most skilled domestic and international sailors in the Oceania and Australian Laser Masters Championship. Conditions...

March 26, 2020

Let there be light

BARWON Heads Football Netball Club took a major step last week in improving the coverage and efficiency of their lighting. Howard Harmer Reserve's existing lights...

March 26, 2020

Beaches to remain open for now

SURF life saving clubs on the Surf Coast are considering whether to follow Sydney's lead and close their beaches. Despite the coronavirus pandemic, and a...