‘Cavalier attitude’ toward spaniels’ big day

Newtown spaniel lover Karen Knuckey admits she was once afraid of dogs. “I was bitten when I was about nine-years-old,” she said ahead of International Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Day next Wednesday. But a friend’s German shepherd convinced her “not all dogs were bad” and then she “fell in love“ with her cousin’s cavalier. “They […]

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In Brief

Passenger injured A passenger was injured when a bus “stopped suddenly” to avoid colliding with an unmarked police car turning into Geelong Police’s Mercer St station on Tuesday morning. Police said the incident, which left the passenger with “non-life-threatening injuries”, remained under investigation when the Indy reached deadline on Thursday. Jewellery heist Burglars have allegedly […]

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Local couple to flim ‘rom-com’ in Geelong

Film-making couple Erin Scott and Luke Saliba “can’t wait” to show Geelong to the world in their new movie, Paper Champions. “We hope that by showing off our city and local businesses more opportunities will open up for all those who live here in the film industry,” Erin said. The Highton 25-year-old and her fiancee […]

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Cats ‘worked up’ for Suns

Despite coasting to a fifth-straight win last weekend, Geelong coach Chris Scott believes his group still has more to work on ahead of the Cats match with the Suns this weekend. “I think it’s timely for us to take a step back and have a look at the parts of our game that aren’t working […]

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Ron’s Party evokes dad

Leopold TV actor Ian Rooney remembers his late father as he plays an elderly man who thinks he has exactly 111 minutes left to live. The veteran actor stars as patriarch Ron Paterson in a new Queenscliff production of Australian play It’s My Party (And I’ll Die If I Want To). “I see a bit […]

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Eco park to ‘create 300 jobs’

Anglesea’s former Alcoa coal mine could become a $150 million tourism attraction following a pitch from a UK-based charity this week. The eco-tourism project would create more than 300 jobs and attract thousands of new visitors to Anglesea, the environmental charity behind the proposal, Eden Project, announced on Tuesday. The charity expected to complete project […]

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