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Fireworks no fun for police

Hamish HeardPOLICE are hunting a gang of youths which allegedly terrorised Bellarine Peninsula residents with illegal fireworks last Saturday night. Bellarine Police Senior Constable...

Leopold anger over phone antennas

Alex de VosLEOPOLD residents are angry over a plan to install three mobile phone antennas on top of a local church tower. Resident Amanda Browne...

Water bans rise

“Unprecedented” hot, dry weather had forced Barwon Water to increase restrictions again, chairman Stephen Vaughan announced yesterday. Restrictions will hit stage three on November 1...

We”ll trash ”em

Jane EmerickSurfers have vowed to vandalise parking meters set for Torquay and Jan Juc surf beaches next summer. Great Ocean Coast Committee has announced it...

Wicket ways

Andrew MathiesonST JOSEPHS cricket stalwart Barry McFarlane stands on the pavilion decking at his clubrooms, looks across the windswept oval and has one thought...

Objectors claim 100 towers on way here. Telstra’s towering network

Hamish HeardTelstra is planning to scatter up to 100 mobile phone towers throughout the region, according to a community group. But the telecommunications giant...

Anger as council caught breaking restrictions

Alex de VosResidents have slammed City of Greater Geelong for breaking water restrictions during one of the worst droughts on record. The City has admitted...

Beating the drought

Andrew MathiesonLocal industries are finding ways to live with the water crisis after Barwon Water announced its harshest restrictions are on their way. While news...

Port powering toward its 35% growth target

By Geelong Story UpdatesGeelong’s port operator has announced it is on track to a growth target of 35 per cent by 2020. Toll Ports general...

Charity post

Andrew MathiesonWHEN is a full-time job not a job? When you don’t get paid, of course, and when you’re having too much fun. Paul Kimber is...

ALP calls protest on nuke ”threats”

Hamish HeardLabor candidate for Corio Richard Marles and Member for Lara John Eren have issued a call to arms over claims the Howard Government...

Labor preselection

Karen Hart and Andrew MathiesonTwo hands have gone up to take on former Geelong mayor Peter McMullin for Labor preselection in the Liberal seat...

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Out and about

Independent photographer Ivan Kemp was out and about on Monday chatting to locals along the Barwon River in Newtown.

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