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Want nuclear? Stiff cheddar

By Geelong Story UpdatesLABOR’S candidate for Corangamite, Darren Cheeseman, has made the case for building a nuclear power station on the Surf Coast. Amazingly, Mr...

Costa rules out rush to re-sign Cats coach

Andrew MathiesonGEELONG has ruled out fasttracking Mark Thompson’s signature to a new contract, with president Frank Costa insisting the coach’s word is his bond...

Residents unanimous on Bellarine council offer. Shire plan excites peninsula

Alex de VosA Liberal party plan for a new shire on the Bellarine Peninsula has won unanimous support from residents in an Independent street...

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...

Fire, ambo complex set for Lara

Andrew MathiesonCONSTRUCTION of a proposed Lara fire and ambulance complex will begin in December, according to local MP John Eren. But Liberal candidate for Lara...

Politicians scoff at new shire pledge

Alex de VosPoliticians have tried to douse the hopes of Bellarine Peninsula residents for their own shire. Labor Member for Bellarine Lisa Neville warned of...

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...

Mormons overcome in battle of churches

Hamish HeardA Morman show of strength has pulled the church over the line in a battle to find the region’s strongest faith. The Church...

Idea floated, sunk by City

Pater FargoDID GEELONG’S council miss the boat when it rejected plans for a floating restaurant on the city’s waterfront? City of Greater Geelong named 18...

Site for Libs’ Torquay P-12 plan: ‘Quay’ to school

Hamish HeardThe Liberal party has earmarked a site at Torquay for a pre-election promise of a stand-alone secondary school. Candidate for South Barwon Michael King...

Torquay couple claims big Tatts win

A TORQUAY couple is $444,444 richer thanks to a Tattslotto ticket from their local agency. The husband and wife, who did not want to be...

Staffing “unchanged” in 24hr police station

Hamish HeardTorquay police were yesterday busy packing boxes in readiness for a move to their brand new state-of-the-art Surf Coast Highway headquarters next week. But...

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Raising awareness one snag at a time

Two Geelong men have completed a rather unique tour of Victoria – eating a sausage at every Bunnings store in the state to raise...