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July 9, 2020

Bears’ star pitcher signs for US college

BELLARINE Bears star pitcher Lachlan Hockey will be making a dream move to America, having recently signed with Trinidad State Junior College’s baseball program...

July 9, 2020

Torquay Lions continue to serve in trying times

TORQUAY Lions have continued to find ways to serve the community despite lockdown restrictions during the coronavirus pandemic. Club members have been using their numerous...

July 9, 2020

Deakin to support rural hospitals through the coronavirus

DEAKIN University has helped create and implement guidelines for emergency coronavirus treatment facilities across rural and regional Australia. Researchers from Deakin’s

July 2, 2020

AFL Victoria announce new Return to Play protocols

AFL Victoria has released more details about the protocols players, staff and spectators will have to follow when the football season begins later this...

July 2, 2020

Shire holds citizenship ceremonies via Zoom

THE Surf Coast Shire council has held their first online Australian citizenship ceremonies over Zoom. Each of the eight prospective citizens met individually online last...

July 2, 2020

Study criticises social media advertising junk food

Research conducted by Deakin University claims many social media platforms are not restricting junk food advertisers from targeting children and teenagers. The study from Deakin's...

July 2, 2020

Junior football and netball return to play dates announced

AFL Barwon has announced all junior football and netball in the region will be able to begin play on July 18. According to the announcement,...

July 2, 2020

Hart chalks novel up to experience

Few are as well-qualified to write an action-adventure novel as Jed Hart.

He served in the Malayan conflict as a naval officer and in the...

July 2, 2020

Survey gauges local attitude to climate change

QUEENSCLIFFE Climate Action Group has released results to a survey gauging the community’s attitude towards climate change. The easing of lockdown restrictions has allowed the...

July 2, 2020

State government announce kindergarten grants

THE state government has announced two new grants to support kindergartens and the children attending them. The state government will fund about half of all...

July 2, 2020

Council approve Point Grey redevelopment

LORNE’S Point Grey Precinct is set to undergo a $10 million redevelopment after the Surf Coast Shire council unanimously approved the plan for the...

July 2, 2020

Council prioritises its future community projects

THE Surf Coast Shire council has recommended four new projects for the Community Project Proposal Master List. Projects that are recommended are not guaranteed funding,...

July 2, 2020

Support group for fathers thriving in Torquay

A SUPPORT group for new fathers in Torquay has quickly attracted strong numbers, despite having started in a time of isolation. Dads of Torquay is...

July 2, 2020

Loveridge Lookout draws closer to heritage listing

ANGLESEA’S Loveridge Lookout is a step closer to gaining long-term protection after the Surf Coast Shire council formalised their approval of it being placed...

July 2, 2020

Ferguson to take over as Torquay Lions president

BILL Ferguson has taken over from John Bell as president of the Torquay Lions Club. Mr Bell is completing his fourth stint as club president,...

July 2, 2020

Great Ocean Road Health turns one

YESTERDAY (Wednesday, July 1) marked the first anniversary of Great Ocean Road Health's (GORH) formation. The healthcare provider was officially formed with the amalgamation of...

July 2, 2020

Students create masks for overseas healthcare workers

ST JOSEPH'S College Geelong students have been creating face masks for communities in Uganda, Thailand and South Africa. Students noticed on social media that masks...

July 2, 2020

Lady Hawks prepare for shortened season

THIS season will be different from any other for Drysdale's Lady Hawks, as they return to training with new recruits and new protocols. The 2019...

July 2, 2020

City adds $6.6m to coronavirus package

THE City of Greater Geelong council has proposed a support package to help the region recover from coronavirus. The package will see $5.6 million added...

June 30, 2020

World-first manufacturing in Torquay

Torquay business Braille Sign Supplies has launched an innovative world-first manufacturing method which changes the way metal Braille and Tactile signs are produced. Braille Sign...

June 29, 2020

Benefit from up to $45K in savings on your home at Quay2

Homebuyers stand to benefit from the HomeBuilder grant and potentially also the Regional First Home Owner Grant at Quay2. More than a standard housing subdivision,...

June 25, 2020

Junior football and netball return to play dates announced

AFL Barwon has announced that all junior football and netball in the region will be able to begin play on July 18. According to the...

June 25, 2020

Surf Coast council approves aquatic centre plans

THE Surf Coast Shire council has voted to go ahead with a plan to construct an aquatic centre in Torquay. At their meeting last week,...

June 25, 2020

The calm before the 50-Year Storm

COMPETITORS and organisers are eagerly anticipating the 50 Year Storm event, set to be held at Bells Beach later this year. The event is unique...

June 25, 2020

Geoff Bird takes over as unit controller at Lorne

GEOFF Bird's first months as the new unit controller of Victorian State Emergency Services (SES) Lorne Unit have posed many challenges, but his experience...

June 25, 2020

Lorne P-12 College adopt “green-minded” approach

LORNE P-12 College principal Shane Elevato is looking to instil a "green-minded" philosophy in the school following his recent journey to southern Asia. Earlier in...

June 25, 2020

Jan Juc SLSC clubhouse nears completion

AFTER several years of planning, fundraising and building, the new Jan Juc SLSC clubhouse is nearly complete. The club has seen a 60 per cent growth...

June 25, 2020

Surf Coast Social starts to take shape

WORK has begun converting the former Quiksilver headquarters into Surf Coast Social. In mid-2018, Quiksilver’s parent company Boardriders moved their headquarters from the site on...