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Owners to seek wide spaces for their dogs

Jane EmerickNew offleash areas will have to span the Surf Coast to cater for residents without cars, according to a dog owners’ group. A...

Police plan a lout block

By Geelong Story UpdatesPolice roadblocks could target louts from Melbourne looking for trouble in Geelong on Saturday nights. Police Chief Inspector Wayne Carson is considering...

Coast study launched

Alex de VosA REPORT to guide development on Bellarine Peninsula and Surf Coast coastal landscapes was released on Wednesday. But Minister for Planning Rob Hulls...

Wicket ways

Andrew MathiesonST JOSEPHS cricket stalwart Barry McFarlane stands on the pavilion decking at his clubrooms, looks across the windswept oval and has one thought...

Liberals vow to scrap controversial route. Bypass ‘referendum’

Andrew MathiesonA LIBERAL State Government would scrap controversial plans for the third stage of Geelong’s bypass, South Barwon candidate Michael King has announced. The Liberals...

Winds over 120km/h wreck Corio properties

Andrew MathiesonA “microburst” wind storm has damaged dozens of homes at Corio. Gusts in excess of 120km/h ripped through part of the suburb near Purnell...

Entry ‘icon’ closer as bypass site identified

Hamish HeardA site has been earmarked and design works are underway for a tourist icon to lure travellers into Geelong when the city’s bypass...

Canberra Option

Karen HartELAINE Carbines could move into federal politics after narrowly losing her battle for a seat in the Victorian Upper House on a recount...

Dunes to be fenced

Jane EmerickNew fences will block men trying to meet for sex in dunes at Point Impossible. Executive officer David Clarke said Great Ocean Road Coast...

Extreme Leanne

BY ANDREW MATHIESONLINING up before the starting line at the Australian Triathlon Championships next Sunday, self-confessed “adrenalin junkie” Leanne Churchill will have a wry...

Another attack in city area

Hamish HeardDetectives are hunting two men who allegedly raped a teenager in a central Geelong arcade early yesterday morning. Police said the 18-year-old girl was...

Permit debacle hits 34 households

Jane EmerickA building permit debacle has entangled 34 homes in the Geelong area, according to Building Commission Victoria. The commission has suspended Melbourne’s Casey Building...

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PM’s $2 billion Geelong fast train pledge

Prime Minister Scott Morrison dodged protesters on Friday morning at Geelong Railway Station on his way to announce $2 billion for fast rail to...