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Trek returns for ninth year

The Surf Coast Trek is back in the Geelong region to celebrate its ninth year of bringing together fitness and fundraising. The...

Funding lifeline for Bell Park

Geelong council has provided Bell Park Sport and Recreation Club with renewed hope for its plans to install female-friendly facilities, voting unanimously to support...

New NBN cabinets unveiled

Nine more National Broadband Network (NBN) utility cabinets now display the work of ten First Nations artists. The nine cabinets join the seven completed last...

Out & about

The Geelong & District Football Netball League season kicked off on Saturday April 6 and Independent photographer Ivan Kemp was at the East Geelong...

Batter’s Up at Upcoming Baseball Championships

State Little League Baseball Championships are coming to Geelong for an action-packed weekend. The championships will be held at the Geelong Baseball Centre on...

Wetlands closed to duck hunters

Lake Connewarre and Lake Murdeduke State Game Reserve has been closed to duck hunting three days before the season begins to protect the threatened...

Police car rammed in Newcomb

Geelong police are appealing for public assistance after an unmarked police car was rammed in Newcomb on 31 March. Police attempted to intercept a white...

Riding for connection and mental health

A solo cyclist has passed through Geelong on his journey to raise money for Lifeline and increase mental health awareness. Ian Kidd started...

Lions raise $12,000 for fire brigades

The Surf Coast community has raised $12,000 for local fire brigades at a fundraising day at Torquay Bowls Club. Torquay Lion’s annual Billy Ryan Bowls...

Hypnos by Lewis

An Ocean Grove family will soon perform Hypnos in their hometown following the neo-classical album’s successful launch in March. Musician, recording artist and...

Monitors dragged back in

The state government will continue overseeing City of Greater Geelong Council’s operations after a report found that its governance policies, processes, and practices need...

Big Freeze event moved

The region’s third annual Big Freeze event is on the move. After two successful years at Drysdale, the Big Freeze is set to be held...

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Cypress Lane goes to VCAT

A retirement village development in Torquay’s Cypress Lane will soon appear before the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT). VCAT will consider the amended planning...