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Christmas 104 for Brenda

As Brenda Mullins prepares for her 104th Christmas she still remembers her third in England, while World War I raged, as if it were...

Winners gobbling up last Christmas prizes

Bell Post Hill pensioners Tony and Heather Mullen are set for culinary Christmas cheer after winning in the Talkin Turkey competition’s final week. “It’s...

Indy on a break with big win

The Geelong Indy is going into its annual Christmas break on a high with an industry award for excellence. The Indy’s 2017 Geelong Business Excellence...

Animals’ MP ‘farm threat’

Otway coalition MP Richard Riordan has taken aim at Animal Justice Party (AJP) following the election of its first parliamentarian Andy Meddick. The Torquay animal...

Jobs ‘safe’ in tech project

Jobs are safe at City Hall despite a “digital transformation project” that promises nearly $34 million in savings, according to a senior executive. Council...

Whittington property ‘in top 100’

Whittington has emerged as one of Australia’s top 100 suburbs in a national list by an investment magazine. Your Property Investment named the suburb alongside...

‘Tax fizz’, urge kids

A survey of almost 1800 Geelong residents has shown young Australians support a tax on sugary drinks, according to the study’s authors. Medical students Tom...

Compo push: cycle lanes ‘beat’ parks

Belmont traders have threatened legal action if bike lanes go ahead on High Street, following a council survey for the controversial plans. Traders including baker...

First Indigenous Deakin doctor graduates

Yamatji woman Laura English has become Deakin University’s first Indigenous doctor after graduating on Thursday afternoon. “It’s the hardest thing I’ve ever done in my...

ANZ closure raises anger

The pending closure of ANZ’s Belmont branch has angered customers and traders, who this week voiced concerns for the elderly. Local promoter and bank customer...

IN BRIEF

Murder charges A former Corio vigilante has appeared in court charged with murdering Waurn Ponds’ Maddison Pante, whose body was discovered in a burnt tent...

Council loses pokies battle

Council has lost its legal bid to stop Geelong RSL installing 30 extra pokies. Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor granted a conditional approval to...

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New chief of lobby group

A Geelong publicist who advocated for politicians and retail and golf bodies will head a local lobby group following an announcement on Tuesday. Jennifer Cromarty...