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Frank’s men to vote on proposal

Andrew MathiesonCouncillors who accepted campaign donations from Geelong Football Club president Frank Costa have vowed to vote on his controversial proposal for a homemaker...

Exercise a stroll in the park

Lisa HumphriesLocal Olympian Lee Troop will lead Geelong parents in an attempt to help get a world pram-strolling record tomorrow. Geelong will be one of...

Fire, ambo complex set for Lara

Andrew MathiesonCONSTRUCTION of a proposed Lara fire and ambulance complex will begin in December, according to local MP John Eren. But Liberal candidate for Lara...

Govt baulks at meeting Bypass ‘snub’

Andrew MathiesonVICROADS snubbed a public meeting on plans for the third stage of the Geelong’s bypass. Organiser John Lambert accused the road authority of failing...

Day ‘to gauge trials support’

Andrew MathiesonGEELONG Speed Trials organisers will gauge public support for returning the historic event to the city’s foreshore. Speed trials director Gary Grant said attendance...

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...

Mayor’s police petition

Hamish HeardMAYOR Bruce Harwood wants the community to stand up and be counted in a fight against alcohol-fuelled violence following an outbreak of brutal...

We have been left in the dark

Jane EmerickMembers have accused Torquay Golf Club of leaving them in the dark over plans to sell the club’s 40-hectare site to RACV. Michael...

Torquay couple claims big Tatts win

A TORQUAY couple is $444,444 richer thanks to a Tattslotto ticket from their local agency. The husband and wife, who did not want to be...

Police charge women over report of rape in the city

Hamish HeardPolice yesterday charged an 18-year-old Grovedale woman over claims she had been raped during a night out in Geelong last week The teenager had...

Brumby cheques in for Buy Local

Hamish HeardThe region’s new Buy Local campaign yesterday received a big cheque along with a ministerial stamp of approval. Minister for Regional and Rural Development...

Sue’s a part of our art and soul

Andrew MathiesonARTIST Sue Jones’s mum and 94yearold nanna enjoy a bite to eat every Wednesday lunchtime at the same spot on Eastern Beach. They have...

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Supreme court threat in ‘bizarre’ fight for documents

A councillor's fight for "secret" shire documents could go all the way to the Supreme Court, she said yesterday. Heather Wellington raised the court option...