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On the bite

By Geelong Story UpdatesThe past week: Salmon at Queenscliff, snapper in Corio Bay up to 6kg and along the coast, redfin at Lake Purrumbete...

Dry month set to equal local record

Hamish HeardGeelong will have sweltered through its equal driest October on record unless clouds burst over the city this weekend. Geelong Weather Services meteorologist Lindsay...

Rule book ‘thrown away’ for Torquay project. School of thought

Hamish HeardStudents will study in a radical new school of the future when the existing Torquay primary campus expands to include years seven to...

US baseball team signs 18y/O

Andrew MathiesonGEELONG baseball pitcher Elliot Biddle has signed a deal with US Major League club Minnesota Twins for the next seven years. The development contract...

Marine centre in fight for funding

Alex de VosA lack of funding could force Queenscliff’s Marine Discovery Centre to close its doors to children on school holidays. The centre has blamed...

Peninsula horse riders plan city streets protest

Alex de VosRiders will lead their horses through central Geelong to protest a lack of safe riding destinations on the Bellarine Peninsula. Ocean Grove horse...

Coast takeover bid

Jane EmerickA state MP yesterday accused Surf Coast’s foreshore manager of failing to live within it’s “generous” budget. Member for South Barwon Michael Crutchfield joined...

Club seeking council’s cash

Hamish HeardCountry Racing Victoria is seeking a bigger slice of the region’s public purse after new figures revealed Geelong race meets contribute $52 million...

City’s internet TV experiment hits a snag

Andrew MathiesonTHE OWNER of Geelong’s first internet TV channel has gone into administration. Jenkins Peake & Co will report to creditors of Now What Media...

Seven-year-old in caravan park attack

JANE EMERICKDETECTIVES are investigating an alleged sexual assault of a seven-year-old girl at a Torquay caravan park early Monday. Police said the attack occurred at...

Councils in $820m highway bid

Seventeen councils will join forces to demand an $820 million upgrade of the Princes Highway from Geelong to South Australia. Geelong, Surf Coast and Colac...

Council antics ”disgusted us”

Jane EmerickRatepayers have accused Surf Coast Shire councillors of “disgraceful” behaviour at a meeting this week. Torquay’s Kaye Rogers said she and husband Graeme left...

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Geelong women to Reclaim the Night

Hundreds of women across Geelong are set to unite against violence at an “empowering” march next week. The annual local walk forms part of a...