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Churches go to war in a test of strength

Which is Geelong’s strongest faith? The answer might be revealed at Geelong’s inaugural Inter-Church Tug of War Competition tomorrow. Bell Post Hill’s Covenant College will run...

Desalination plan. $120m bid to boost supply

Hamish HeardA private company is planning a $120 million water desalination plant with the potential to sustain a billion-dollar industry surrounding Geelong, a former...

$121m cash flow

By Geelong Story UpdatesState Government has allocated $121 million to fund new social infrastructure and capital works projects specific to the Geelong region over...

Big plans at Juc. Still in a land rush

Hamish HeardAn interstate developer is planning a town-centre and residential development in picturesque hills between Jan Juc and Bellbrae. And other potential developers are...

Moments in hip-hop

Jane EmerickIn an industry full of macho male acts, Romy Hoffman stands out in Australia’s hiphop scene. But the onewoman show known as Macromantics...

One in five fast trains late. Rail ‘disgrace’

Alex de VosOne in five of Geelong’s fast rail trains arrives late, according to V/Line’s first monthly performance figures for the new service. V/Line communication...

Goal for Africans

By Geelong Story UpdatesA $185,000 grant will kick start formation of an African soccer team in Geelong’s northern suburbs. Member for Lara John Eren announced...

Easing the squeeze

BY PETER FARAGOA NEW park-and-ride service in Geelong comes just in the nick of time as the latest commercial construction boom begins across the...

Doctor claims deaths hidden

Hamish HeardA senior Victorian medico has called on State Government to come clean on how many patients have died waiting for medical treatment at...

Lesson for all on kindy food

BY PETER FARAGOWHAT ever happened to kids getting milk and fruit at kindergarten? The simple, healthy combination seems to have been the norm around the...

MPs throw weight behind Buy Local campaign

Hamish HeardLocal politicians have joined a chorus of businesses singing the praises of a new campaign to bolster the region’s economy. State members for South...

Shire ”slug” anger

Hamish HeardA secret plan to slug Torquay and Jan Juc homeowners with higher rates to pay for a new shire precinct has angered residents. The...

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Missing 14-year-old could be in Geelong

A 14-year-old girl who went missing a week ago could be in Geelong, according to police. Police last Thursday released images of Maiden Gully teen...