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Trivia for cancer research

The Geelong Region Cancerians will host a virtual trivia night this week to raise money for vital research into cancer and its treatments. The group...

Cup comes up Roses

There were no crowds to witness Geelong’s biggest day in the racing calendar as a locally-owned mare claimed the Geelong Cup on Wednesday. The Symon...

Lorne’s New Year’s Eve fireworks cancelled

Surf Coast Shire Council has cancelled its New Year’s Eve fireworks in Lorne this year due to the uncertainty of COVID event requirements. “While it’s...

Councillors ready to listen

The Anakie and Norlane communities will have the chance to raise issues with their local councillors this weekend through the return of listening post...

Mobile service failing Armstrong Creek residents

Mobile phone service in Armstrong Creek, Warralily and Mt Duneed is failing residents, according to Corangamite MP Libby Coker. Ms Coker held a virtual community...

Celebrate water

Barwon Water is encouraging the community to join it in celebrating National Water Week this week. Barwon Water managing director Tracey Slatter said she knew...

Work to start on new home for Men’s Shed

Construction work is set to start soon on the Mt Duneed Men’s Shed’s new home. The 30-strong group has been meeting in temporary sites over...

Excellence awards night of nights

Home Instead Geelong is the 2021 LBW Business + Wealth Advisors Geelong Business Excellence Awards Business of the Year. Established in 1986 and managed by...

Groups share in community grants

Three community groups have shared in almost $23,000 of funding through community grants from EnergyAustralia. Look Good Feel Better, Lifeline Geelong and south-west Victoria and...

WorkSafe investigating Lara death

WorkSafe has confirmed it is investigating the death of a man in Lara on Saturday. WorkSafe said the 49-year-old man was helping move a steel...

EPA issues fine over chemical leak

EPA Victoria has fined Viva Energy more than $8000 for releasing harmful chemicals in the Corio Bay above its licence limits. The EPA said this...

Search for platypuses

Community spirit was on show recently as more than 60 community members gave their time to look for elusive platypuses in the region’s waterways. Two...

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Youngster’s climate plea heard in parliament

The passionate plea of nine-year-old Anglesea boy Evan to take action on climate change for the benefit of the younger generation was given voice...