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Lib, Green clash over pull of nuke issue

By Geelong Story UpdatesA “nonevent” rally in Geelong was proof local voters consider nuclear power an issue for another election, according to Liberal Member...

Club seeking council’s cash

Hamish HeardCountry Racing Victoria is seeking a bigger slice of the region’s public purse after new figures revealed Geelong race meets contribute $52 million...

Luxury ship’s visit to cost us

Andrew MathiesonGEELONG’S council will pay $35,000 to help a foreign ship dock for 11 hours in Corio Bay. Councillors endorsed the payment this week for...

Sharks eye Tigers

Hamish HeardSharks are circling Torquay Football Club as a group of renegade Tigers threatens to defect to a proposed new Jan Juc side. A spokesman...

Shamed Grubbers to take holocaust lesson

Alex de VosOcean Grove footballers have agreed to visit Melbourne’s Holocaust Museum after allegedly attacking a Jewish man while on their way home from...

Rescue cash to keep local museum afloat

Alex de VosRatepayers will bail out Queenscliff Maritime Museum after work on the town’s harbour redevelopment cut off potential visitors and dried up revenue. Borough...

Shire site in health plans

Hamish HeardTorquay is set for a new medical centre after Surf Coast Shire moves to new offices, according to Member for South Barwon Michael...

Tears flow in doctor’s trial on sex for drugs

Karen HartA FORMER drug addict broke down in tears yesterday as she told a Geelong court how a doctor repeatedly injected her with drugs...

Mayor’s dad inspires donor call

BY HAMISH HEARDGeelong transplant recipients have joined the city’s mayor in urging locals to sign up as donors during Australian Organ Donor Awareness...

Phoney gas man alarms police

Bellarine Police have warned Ocean Grove residents to be wary of a dodgy door knocker weaseling his way into people’s homes as a phoney...

Deakin welcomes fund for hi-tech precinct

Jane EmerickA $5 billion fund unveiled in this week’s federal budget for higher education would help Deakin University develop its own Silicone Valley in...

Exploding in the city

Jane EmerickLake Bolac’s The Exploders will release their second album at Geelong’s National Hotel next week, promising fans a “more complete experience”. Members TJ Allender...

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Police nab speeding biker

State Highway Patrol officers put the brakes on a motorcyclist they caught travelling almost 50km/h over the speed limit at Hamlyn Heights on Thursday. Police...