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December 12, 2019

Indoor stadium sod turn

THE Surf Coast Multi-Purpose Indoor Stadium held its sod turning at the site in Torquay on Tuesday, with representatives of various sporting and political...

December 12, 2019

Survey asks how to fund Great Ocean Road works

AS PUBLIC comment closes on the Great Ocean Road Action Plan, debate continues over how more funding can be generated for the road into...

December 12, 2019

Kerbside recycling set to return

KERBSIDE recycling will resume in the Surf Coast Shire and City of Greater Geelong as of Monday, December 16.

The two councils, along with the...

December 12, 2019

The Rockheads

ALL abilities band The Rockheads performed in Torquay last week for the Surf Coast Shire’s International Day for People with Disabilities event.

The council chamber...

December 12, 2019

A great way to celebrate beer in Geelong

Geelong’s Johnston Park will host the Great Australian Beer Festival in January. Now in its eighth year, the festival attracts about 5,000 people. Festival director Michael...

December 12, 2019

City proposes speed limit cuts

THE City of Greater Geelong is looking to improve road safety by reducing speed limits on several roads in the region.

The council recently submitted...

December 12, 2019

Cliff collapses in Anglesea

A LARGE portion of a cliff in Anglesea recently collapsed into the ocean.

The incident occurred at Demons Bluff on the east side of Anglesea.

December 12, 2019

Summer dog restrictions in place

WITH summer in full swing, dog walking zones are now in place across the Surf Coast Shire.

In certain time share zones across the shire,...

December 12, 2019

Stuart Grimley’s office gets defibrillator

MEMBER for Western Victoria Stuart Grimley was joined by Sean Purcell to unveil a defibrillator that will be housed at Mr Grimley's Torquay office.


December 12, 2019

Centrelink, Medicare and Child Support to change over holiday season

OVER Christmas and the New Year there will be some changes in the payments and services provided by Centrelink, Medicare and Child Support.

On December...

December 12, 2019

Strikes to affect Geelong line

TRAINS to and from Warrnambool and Geelong are not expected to run on December 19 as V/Line staff continue with their strikes for better...

December 12, 2019

Maits Rest set to reopen

ONE of the Great Ocean Road's most used walks is set to re-open early next year, with refurbishments nearly complete.

Maits Rest Rainforest Trail, situated...

December 12, 2019

Don’t leave children alone in cars

TEMPERATURES are starting to rise during summer, and Kidsafe Victoria is urging people not to leave children alone in cars.

Each year, emergency services receive...

December 12, 2019

Countdown to Surf Coast Relay for Life begins

WITH less than 100 days until the 2020 Surf Coast Relay for Life begins, locals are being encouraged to begin forming teams and raising...

December 12, 2019

Western United return to winning ways

A BRACE from the head of Besart Berisha and a Panagiotis Kone volley helped the hosts to a 3-1 victory after Andrew Nabbout’s early...

December 12, 2019

Bellarine Football Netball League announces fixtures for 2020

THE Bellarine Football Netball League (BFNL) recently announced its fixtures lists for the 2020 season.

The football and netball season will begin on April 4.

December 12, 2019

Shire celebrates International Day for People with Disabilities

LAST Thursday the Surf Coast Shire Council held an event to mark the International Day for People with Disabilities. The event was open to the...

December 12, 2019

Cricket round-up: Barwon Heads win Battle of the Bridge

BARWON Heads' stubborn batting performance helped them defeat their rivals across the bridge in the BPCA on the weekend.

Michael Fallon's 8/60 in the previous...

December 12, 2019

Torquay Black remain unbeaten after narrow victory

ROUND 4 of the GCA's Women's T/20 South saw Torquay Black achieve another narrow victory.

In the first round of the season they defeated East...

December 12, 2019

Renegades season set to start at GMHBA

MELBOURNE Renegades have secured two new international signings to help in their title defence which begins at GMHBA Stadium on December 19.

Pakistani duo Usman...

December 12, 2019

Suns launch Under 15 side

SURF Coast Suns Football Netball Club recently announced they will be expanding their football program to include an Under 15 side in 2020.

The club...

December 12, 2019

Buccaneers go down in grand final

THE Geelong Buccaneers Junior Varsity team’s fantastic opening season came to an end as they lost the grand final to Croydon Rangers at the...

December 12, 2019

Vaccine could stop peanut allergies

Peanut allergies could become a thing of the past as breakthrough research from the University of South Australia develops a radically novel vaccination...

December 12, 2019

Petition wants speed limit cut to save kangaroos

MORE than 2,700 people have called for a cut to speed limits on Torquay's Messmate Road to protect a local mob of kangaroos.

At their...

December 12, 2019

Shire promotes girl empowerment

MORE than 170 grade six girls from across the Surf Coast came together last week for 'The Power of Connection' Grade Six Girls Empowerment...

December 5, 2019

Boardriders clubs to take on URBNSURF waves

LOCAL surfers will have the chance to hold competitions at Melbourne’s new surf park through a new partnership with Surfing Victoria. The partnership, revealed earlier...

December 5, 2019

Records broken at The Impossible

THE Impossible was held on Saturday, with a good turn out for the race and some equally impressive performances.

Conditions were favourable with mild south-westerly...

December 5, 2019

Council delays Bells Beach boardwalk plan

A TEMPORARY elevated pathway will be built at Winkipop for next year's Rip Curl Pro Bells Beach after Surf Coast Shire councillors held back...