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October 15, 2020

Taking care of Torquay’s surfers

COLLABORATION and innovation have allowed four Torquay surf businesses to work complementary under the one roof. Dean Lancaster, Aaron Dyer, Darren Dickson and Marisa Shanhun...

October 15, 2020

Spring cleaning

CLEANER Coast enjoyed a strong response to its inaugural virtual clean-up, as event participants collected approximately 100-kilograms of rubbish. Cleaner Coast’s past clean-ups have been...

October 15, 2020

Scouts help protect the possums

THE 1st Modewarre and Winchelsea Scouts constructed possum houses and dreys to help Winchelsea Wildlife Shelter and the animals they care for. The houses and...

October 15, 2020

Local clubs rank highly in Blood Challenge

THE Red Cross’s Victorian Football and Netball Clubs Blood Challenge has finished with Bellarine Football Netball League clubs ranking among the highest blood donors...

October 15, 2020

Locals drafted for AFLW

FIVE Geelong Falcons footballers got the call they were hoping for in last week’s AFL Women’s draft. Darcy Moloney, Laura Gardiner, Stephanie Williams, Carly Remmos,...

October 15, 2020

Local organisations share in art grants

THREE Geelong arts organisations are among the major beneficiaries of Creative Victoria's Strategic Investment Fund. The fund aims to protect creative jobs by helping organisations...

October 15, 2020

Grants to help food relief groups

THE state government is helping food relief organisations meet the increased demand for their services with its $5 million Community Food Relief Fund. The fund...

October 15, 2020

Vehicle crime spikes in Torquay

TORQUAY Police is urging people to lock their vehicles after a considerable rise in vehicle crime throughout the area. Senior Sergeant Aaron Riches said Jan...

October 15, 2020

Surf Coast receives infrastructure funding boost

THE Surf Coast Shire council will allocate an additional $1.5 million on local infrastructure projects thanks to the federal government's investment in the Local...

October 8, 2020

Torquay Bowls Club named best in state

TORQUAY Bowls Club has been crowned Victoria's Best Bowls Club at Wotif 2020 Uniquely Aussie Award's. The awards were voted on by the public. Torquay...

October 8, 2020

TFA ready to ramp-up services

TORQUAY Food Aid (TFA) hopes to expand its services and help more people in need, thanks in part to copious donations from the community. TFA...

October 8, 2020

WSL withdraws support for Bells pathway

THE World Surf League (WSL) has dropped its support for a proposed elevated timber pathway at Winkipop. The proposed pathway is part of the Surf...

October 8, 2020

University thrives through adversity

TUTORS and students at the University of the Third Age (U3A) Surf Coast have transitioned to virtual learning with great results. U3A Surf Coast committee...

October 8, 2020

City aims to improve digital literacy

THE City of Greater Geelong is aiming to help residents stay connected and informed during COVID-19 with its Enhancing Digital Access for the Community...

October 8, 2020

Summer netball returns

AFL BARWON has announced the summer netball season will begin on October 27. The competitions return has been facilitated by Regional Victoria's move to the...

October 8, 2020

Keeping the past alive

TORQUAY Museum Without Walls has received a grant from the state government enabling them to digitise documents from various community groups. Torquay Museum Without Walls...

October 8, 2020

Shire to recognise Local Legends

THE Surf Coast Shire council has launched its Local Legends Awards to help celebrate the strength and generosity of the community. Shire residents are encouraged...

October 8, 2020

Three-storey development planned for Anglesea

THE Surf Coast Shire council has received plans for the construction of a three-storey retail and apartment block in Anglesea. The site at 143C Great...

October 8, 2020

Knitters share the warmth

LIFE Activities Club (LAC) Surf Coast members have used their time in lockdown productively, helping knit together a large blanket to donate to refugees. LAC...

October 8, 2020

Lions’ Beached Duck Race a success

TORQUAY Lions Club members say they were heartened by the positive community response to their inaugural Beached Duck Race. The event was Torquay Lions’ first...

October 8, 2020

G21 search for new CEO

THE Geelong Region Alliance (G21) is seeking a chief executive officer to take over from incumbent Elaine Carbines at the end of the year. G21...

October 3, 2020

Residents to remain evacuated as Torquay dam is drained

Torquay residents evacuated due to concerns about the stability of the privately-owned dam near Pintail Drive have been advised they will likely be able...

October 1, 2020

Pier to Pub and Mountain to Surf go virtual

LORNE Surf Life Saving Club (SLSC) has announced the 2021 Powercor Lorne Pier to Pub and Powercor Lorne Mountain to Surf will be held...

October 1, 2020

Fees waived on council facilities

THE Surf Coast Shire council has waived fees for users of their facilities to help groups and community clubs deal with the financial pressures...

October 1, 2020

BPCA announce plans for coming season

THE Bellarine Peninsula Cricket Association (BPCA) has announced the 2020/21 season will begin on October 31, barring any unexpected changes with the COVID-19 situation. The...

October 1, 2020

Modewarre to field senior women’s side

THIS season, Modewarre Cricket Club will be fielding a women's team for the first time in its history. Modewarre's initial interest in joining the competition...

October 1, 2020

Laneways to connect Central Geelong

A building at 28 Malop Street is set to be demolished to develop a new pathway for its new Laneways Network. The network is part...

October 1, 2020

Making history

A PAIR of Geelong academics have been shortlisted for the Premier’s History Award for their efforts investigating and presenting the history of Geelong and...