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Residents drive by car ti avoid buses

JANE EMERICKTORQUAY and Jan Juc residents are opting for cars instead of risking being left stranded by an “unreliable” bus service, according to a...

State land option for developer. Fear over servos

Andrew MathiesonGEELONG’S council has refused a developer’s application to buy council-owned land for a service station on Lovely Banks’ Plantation Road. But council now...

Close call on 13th

Andrew MathiesonGEELONG Environment Council wants authorities to close a road along 13th Beach to cars. The council has recommended the closure as a “more...

Tennis hopes bright future

Jane EmerickThe Surf Coast is now home to the Australian Junior Hard and Grass Court Champion. After winning Australia’s hard court title for girls aged...

Link for advice to schoolies says: How to get wasted

Hamish HeardA new Surf Coast Shire website to attract schoolies to Torquay directs revellers to information about “safe” use of alcohol and drugs. The shire...

Politicians scoff at new shire pledge

Alex de VosPoliticians have tried to douse the hopes of Bellarine Peninsula residents for their own shire. Labor Member for Bellarine Lisa Neville warned of...

Anger as council caught breaking restrictions

Alex de VosResidents have slammed City of Greater Geelong for breaking water restrictions during one of the worst droughts on record. The City has admitted...

Gotta have faith

Andrew MathiesonALLAN Toole had hit rock bottom by 1979. By his own frank admission, he was nothing more than a bum. “I was a drug addict...

Geelong online TV set for rebirth “soon”

Hamish HeardGEELONG’S first television channel is set for reincarnation after an earlier attempt to get the station off the ground ended in failure. Adam Tribe,...

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 launches database on elderly and ill

Alex de VosElderly residents on the Bellarine Peninsula can lay to rest fears about lying undiscovered dead in their homes after the launch of...

AFL stars ”sniff out” resort

Jane EmerickRichmond Football Club captain Kane Johnson has joined a list of AFL footballers to snap up units at a $100 million residential development...

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Mayor adds holidays to trip

Geelong Mayor Bruce Harwood has added two weeks of holidays to an international conference in Italy, with ratepayers footing the bill for his flights. Council...