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Charity group feeds the soul

It is a mild and sunny late autumn day at Feed Me Bellarine’s busy hub in Ocean Grove. Volunteers are scurrying around attending to tasks...

Volunteering uncovers new passion for cooking

It’s a long way from Vancouver Island to Ocean Grove, but Ben Green wouldn’t have it any other way. The 20-year-old left home on the...

No active Geelong cases amid fears of protest ‘second wave’

Geelong has no active COVID-19 cases, as of midnight on Wednesday, with a total of 65, according to the Department of Health and Human...

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Cliff fatality A woman has died after the car she was driving veered off a cliff on the Great Ocean Road near Lorne about...

Woman dies after veering off cliff

A woman has died after the car she was driving veered off a cliff on the Great Ocean Road near Lorne about 1.20pm on...

Bell pleads guilty over murder

Phillip Island man Christopher Allen Bell has pleaded guilty to murdering Highton woman Natalina Angok, whose body was found in Melbourne’s Chinatown in April...

A night to remember

The Geelong Business Excellence Awards are set to “transform into an exciting virtual experience” amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Geelong Chamber of Commerce has announced. The...

Backpacker plan anger

Plans for a backpacker hotel, bar and KFC drive-through neighbouring an aged care village have enraged elderly Torquay residents, who fear the site becoming...

Union slams library over lay-offs

Union officials have accused Geelong Regional Library Corporation (GRLC) of “abandoning” 46 employees stood down since March 31. Australian Services Union (ASU) secretary Lisa Darmanin...

No ‘active’ Geelong cases: DHHS

Geelong now has no active COVID-19 cases as restrictions ease across Victoria. Greater Geelong had a total of 65 confirmed cases with none active as...

Police arrest man following fire

Police have arrested a man following a house fire at Jan Juc on Saturday night. Neighbours of the Seaview Rise house notified emergency services...

Nurses scrub up nice

Butterflies, super heroes and Star Wars Stormtroopers adorn the scrubs of aged care workers in Grovedale thanks to nurse and mother-of-two Melissa Nielsen. The enrolled...

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Bumper catches at the waterfront

Geelong waterfront this week continues to be a top location for anglers, and for good reason: snapper, silver trevally and snotty trevalla are in...

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