Cats battle Hawks for Blicavs’ 150th

After making his debut against Hawthorn in 2013, Cats defender Mark Blicavs will face the traditional rivals again this weekend, but this time for his 150th game. “It’s pretty special,” Blicavs told the media this week. “(I’m) very happy it’s in Melbourne so my family and friends can get down there.” The two-time Geelong best […]

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Police hunt ‘Hamburglar’

A “Hamburglar” who allegedly attempted to break into McDonalds Corio has appeared in a series of police posts on Tuesday. The posts called for public assistance in several unsolved burglaries dating as far back as April. About 2.10am last Friday a man removed a roof well hatch and attempted to gain entry through the roof […]

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Geelong ‘alert but not alarmed’

Geelong coach Chris Scott said he is “alert but not alarmed” by his side’s form in recent weeks. Scott shrugged off suggestions Geelong were facing a slump after losing two of the last three games following the mid-season bye. “The season was always going to be one of ebbs and flows,” he said. “We’d like […]

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Kristi in battle against Indian sex trafficking

Geelong woman Kristi Van Es is on a mission to save India’s sex trafficking victims. Kristi tells the latest edition of Geelong Coast Magazine (GC) about her charity Offspring that helps some of the world’s most disadvantaged women and girls. “Modern day slavery is another word for human trafficking. It’s bigger now then it’s ever […]

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Farmer Muriel reaches a ton

A Geelong grandmother who celebrated her 100th birthday this week has credited farm work for her happy life. The eldest of three children, Muriel Hyatt left school at age 14 to work on her family’s farm in Weering, 30km north of Colac. “I wish I was back on the farm,” the centenarian said, as she […]

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IN BRIEF

Ice bust A Newcomb father caught with thousands of dollars of ice has been jailed for almost five years. The 32-year-old received his sentence at Country Court on Tuesday and has already served eight months in custody. Office future Geelong council has again delayed its discussion on the sale of the former historic Geelong post […]

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