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Sisters’ heartfelt donation

Ocean Grove sisters Matilda and Harriet Stepto are raising money for the Peter MacCallum Foundation in honour of their father, Nige. Matilda, 15, and Harriet,...

Helping to fight the black dog

After suffering anxiety and depression as a teen and young adult, Olivia Valpied is now using her experience to help others. Luke Voogt discovers...

MY GEELONG

From teaching the next generation of stylists to helping the disadvantaged and homeless here and abroad, Helen Dunne has gone far in hairdressing. She...

Committee to fight homelessness

Council has announced a 12-person committee to guide its mission to build 13,500 new social housing dwellings by 2041. The inaugural members of the Affordable...

Out and about

Locals flocked to Ocean Grove main beach as the mercury hit 36 degrees on Monday. Independent photographer Rebecca Hosking said hello to a few.

From the Archives

  January 12, 2001 A massive infestation of monster-sized starfish has reached Corio Bay and the Bellarine Peninsula, threatening both professional and recreational fishing. Environmental scientists estimate...

Council workers return to offices

Council costumer service centres at Brougham Street, Corio Village and Drysdale will reopen for in-person service on January 25 in a staged return to...

Briefs

5G network expands Australia’s 5G network now covers a large chunk of Geelong’s north, with 50 per cent of Australians living within the network’s...

Alleged erratic driver arrested

An Ocean Grove driver allegedly ran red lights on the Bellarine Highway and drove twice on the wrong side of the road before police...

Artificial reef to transform Clifton Spring coastline

A futuristic artificial reef dreamed up by “world-leading” designer Alex Goad will transform the Clifton Springs coastline in coming months, council has announced. The sculptural...

Police search for missing 13-year-old girl

The disappearance of a 13-year-old Norlane girl almost a fortnight ago has prompted police to appeal for public help to find her. Police on Wednesday...

Alleged food truck thief fronts court

A Shepparton man who allegedly stole a food truck from a North Geelong aged care centre on Sunday has fronted Melbourne Magistrates’ Court. Jake O’Brien,...

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Police seize cash, drugs and ammunition in bikie-related raids

Police seized rifle ammunition, $50,000 cash, 37 cannabis plants, a prohibited weapon and steroids in two separate bikie-related raids at Lovely Banks and Newcomb...

Kids hit the waves