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October 1, 2020

CCMA thanks Landcare volunteers

THE Corangamite Catchment Management Authority (CCMA) has recognised Landcare volunteers and groups for their care of the environment. The CCMA asked people to submit their...

October 1, 2020

Picnic circles painted in park

THE City of Greater Geelong council is aiming to promote safe outdoor gatherings at Customs Park by painting "picnic circles" on the grass. The circles...

October 1, 2020

Geelong Community Pantry steps up to help people in need

A GROUP formed to reduce waste has taken on the responsibility of helping those who need it most. Geelong Community Pantry founder Bianca Boehmke is...

October 1, 2020

Pandemic shines spotlight on mental health in the workplace

THE Give Where You Live Learning Network is continuing its efforts to improve workplace mental health amid the challenges posed by COVID-19. WorkSafe's WorkWell Learning...

October 1, 2020

Sustainable House Day thriving through innovation

FOR more than a decade Geelong Sustainability has celebrated innovative house design through its Sustainable House Day, and have reinvented this year’s program to...

October 1, 2020

GCA delay season start

THE Geelong Cricket Association (GCA) has confirmed October 31 as the starting date for its 2020/21 season. The GCA initially had October 3 or 24...

October 1, 2020

Auskick returns for Suns’ juniors

THE Surf Coast Suns Football Netball Club is bringing Auskick back for limited sessions this month. The club will run three Friday night clinics from...

October 1, 2020

Uncovering the history of the Great Ocean Road

LORNE Historical Society is aiming to ensure an important part of local and national history is preserved. The Great Ocean Road is the largest war...

October 1, 2020

Locals feature among state’s brightest prospects

THREE of the region’s brightest cricketing talent are in contention to represent the state after being named in Cricket Victoria’s Under-19 Male Emerging Performance...

September 30, 2020

COVID-19 detected in Anglesea sewerage

THE Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) has informed Barwon Health of a COVID-19 positive sewerage sample from Anglesea. Barwon Health began testing at...

September 30, 2020

WSL drops support for Bells Beach pathway

THE World Surf League (WSL) has dropped its support for the proposed elevated pathway at Winkipop. The controversial plans for a 60-metre long timber pathway...

September 25, 2020

Cafes and bars make the move outside

THE state government's support for outdoor dining has provided some respite for the hospitality industry, albeit with widely differing effects on businesses. The Third Step...

September 24, 2020

AMYC clubhouse redevelopment set to begin

AFTER years of planning and fundraising, Anglesea Motor Yacht Club is almost ready to begin redeveloping its clubhouse. At the Surf Coast Shire council's most...

September 24, 2020

PORTAL to continue

THE Surf Coast Shire council have confirmed PORTAL will continue to serve as the digital home for local artists after the program’s initial funding...

September 24, 2020

Nathan Brown signs for Seagulls

BARWON Heads Football Club has bolstered its title defence by recruiting former St Kilda and Collingwood player Nathan Brown for the 2021 season. Brown played...

September 24, 2020

Some clubs prepare for return to play

REGIONAL Victoria's transition to the Third Step on the state government's coronavirus roadmap has seen a loosening of restrictions on sport and recreation. All outdoor...

September 24, 2020

Junior Tigers ready for return to cricket

AFTER many months of uncertainty, the Torquay Tigers Cricket Club are getting ready to welcome back their junior players for the upcoming season. The Third...

September 24, 2020

Apollo Bay residents follow calls to get tested

GREAT Ocean Road Health (GORH) led a testing blitz in Apollo Bay after viral fragments of coronavirus were detected in the town's wastewater. As there...

September 24, 2020

Torquay College upgrades completed

TORQUAY College students will return to improved facilities for term 4 following the completion of the $1.9 million upgrade. Funded by the state government, the...

September 24, 2020

Surfcoast Stingrays look to forge new path

SURF Coast - Aireys Inlet Cricket Club is changing its names as it aims to reach new heights. The club has changed its name to...

September 24, 2020

Cleaner Coast to hold virtual clean-up

CLEANER Coast is inviting people to take some time out of their weekend to help clean up the community. The not-for-profit group was founded in...

September 24, 2020

Camping grounds seek financial support

SURF Coast camping grounds are hoping for extra financial aid to help them through the challenges caused by COVID-19. With the federal government currently finalising...

September 17, 2020

Planning for the fire season

THE Country Fire Authority (CFA) is encouraging people to ensure the safety of their properties ahead of the fire season. The winter rains are likely...

September 17, 2020

Firefighters step up for mental health

LOCAL firefighters have tested themselves physically to raise money for mental health in the 7th Annual Melbourne Firefighter Stair Climb. Prior to COVID-19 the event...

September 17, 2020

Grove Motors chip in for charity

A LOCAL business has helped a Bellarine charity get back on the road and continue to help people in need. Feed Me Bellarine is a...

September 17, 2020

Women’s rehabilitation centre set for Mount Duneed

THE City of Greater Geelong council adopted plans proposed by not-for-profit Foundation 61 to open a drug and alcohol rehabilitation centre for women at...

September 17, 2020

Local students recognised in art competition

AIREYS Inlet Primary School students recently showed their artistic prowess in the 2020 Shorebirds Competition. Run by Australia’s Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO), the...

September 17, 2020

ANGAIR’s 50th Nature Show held virtually

ANGLESEA, Aireys Inlet Society for the Preservation of Flora and Fauna’s (ANGAIR) volunteer’s dedication and innovation has ensured the Nature Show 2020 will run...