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Footy could go. Water crisis sports threat

Hamish HeardTorquay footballers are facing a 2007 season without home games after a council decision to replace Spring Creek Reserve’s playing surface left it...

Buying votes: all right by us

Peter FaragoShould we be wary of politicians bearing gifts? Geelong region residents look set to make off like bandits no matter which party wins this...

City loses demand for cash. Space war win

Andrew MathiesonA developer has won a legal battle against City Hall’s demand for cash to create open space offsetting a residential project opposite Kardinia...

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...

Mozzie grounds covered

Andrew MathiesonGEELONG’S council has started work to install underground drains to eradicate a mosquito breeding ground outside St Leonards Primary School. St Leonards residents welcomed...

alleged assault leads to claim against cops

Karen HartA JEWISH man who claims he was assaulted and racially vilified at the hands of Ocean Grove footballers has lodged a complaint against...

New cruelty reports: Animal shame wides

Hamish HeardCharges pending against a Lara vet who allegedly starved horses on her property are just the tip of the iceberg in Geelong, according...

Shopping around

Andrew MathiesonSINGING in Geelong has never been the same since a retired bank manager first heard the harmonious sounds of an old-fashioned barbershop chorus. John...

At least let us use your pool

Jane EmerickSurf Coast Shire councillors will push RACV to open a pool at Torquay Golf Club to the public. But the club’s new owner has...

All name, no shame

Peter FaragoSTATE Government is going to name the region’s top 200 industrial water users next year. But is naming, and possibly shaming, big guzzlers of...

City’s internet TV experiment hits a snag

Andrew MathiesonTHE OWNER of Geelong’s first internet TV channel has gone into administration. Jenkins Peake & Co will report to creditors of Now What Media...

Police fear for children’s safety at Ocean Grove

Alex de VosA man’s “horrendous” sexual display in front of young boys at Ocean Grove’s main beach has alarmed police. Bellarine Police Senior Constable said...

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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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