Eat and be happy, says duo

Geelong researchers have developed a world-first course designed to help people “eat themselves happier”. The free course, which opens next Monday, aims to equip people with a “new approach” to improve mental wellbeing through nutrition. Created by Deakin University Professor Felice Jacka and Dr Tetyana Rocks, the course discusses topics including dietary myths and personalised […]

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Burglary suspects on CCTV

Security cameras have snapped two males linked to aggravated burglaries at Torquay this month. Police released images from the cameras this week with a call for public help to identify the males. Police said detectives were investigating three aggravated burglaries of premises in White St overnight between 1 and 2 November. The males filmed were […]

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Taylor made for Sheeran

Ceres singer-songwriter Taylor Henderson returns to Geelong with his biggest hits next Friday, along with a tribute to one of his greatest musical inspirations. Henderson has already played two shows in The A-Team tour, which features the world-famous songs of Ed Sheeran. The 26-year-old had loved performing alongside crowds “singing along from the first song”, […]

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Cats kick off 2020 campaign

Geelong’s first to fourth year players returned to the track this week to kick off their pre-season training. The players headed to the club for meetings and screenings on Monday before their first training session on Tuesday at Deakin University’s Waurn Ponds campus. Among the returning group were off-season recruits Jack Steven and Josh Jenkins, […]

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Beanie cash for diabetes

A Geelong-based charity’s woolly-headed quest for diabetes awareness has raised $30,000 to support hundreds of families, according to organisers. Type 1 Foundation founder and Belmont mum-of-four Ange Liston-Mccaughley was thrilled to have sold 1500 beanies since July in time for World Diabetes Day yesterday. “We weren’t sure if people were done with beanies but everybody […]

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Giving the boots to poverty

St Joesph’s College students have collected more than 150 pairs of used football boots for indigenous children in the Northern Territory. Teacher Leah Irving said the recipients would be “ecstatic” with their new footwear. “They kick the footy around barefoot and in some instances the footy is a discarded plastic bottle, so new boots are […]

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