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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...

Cops seek lockout

Hamish HeardPolice will apply to Liquor Licensing Victoria for a 1am lockout at Geelong licensed venues after a violent weekend on city streets. Chief...

33 per cent level set ”to ease bans”

By Geelong Story UpdatesStage four restrictions would remain in place until at least December, Barwon Water said yesterday. The authority revealed the wait when announcing...

Record Anzac crowd mirrors turn out Gallipoli

Jane EmerickA record crowd attended the region’s biggest Anzac Day service on Wednesday. Torquay RSL estimated 8000 people attended the Point Danger dawn service –...

Exclusive: New entry to shun northern suburbs. This way, please

Hamish HeardA new entry to Geelong will divert traffic away from the city’s northern suburbs, councillors announced yesterday. They said an “entrance icon” and a...

Rose set to bloom

Karen HartTHE OWNER of Torquay’s Rose Restaurant has revealed plans for 96 holiday units, a convention centre and a day spa on the site. Southern...

Ocean Grove RSL: future bleak

Ocean Grove RSL has predicted a bleak future for branches on the Bellarine Peninsula after discussing its future during an annual meeting this week. Ocean...

Jake knows when his number is up

Jane EmerickSOMETHING With Numbers frontman Jake Grigg knows what it’s like to be on the verge of kissing his career goodbye. “Last year I was...

Two sites left in TAC search

Andrew MathiesonTwo landowners are left in the contest to house the Transport Accident Commission in Geelong. The commission expects to announce its site within a...

New home in Torquay for juniors

Hamish HeardA new oval is set to address a shortfall in sport facilities around Torquay, according to a local councillor. Keith Grossman said the shire...

”Severe” bashing

Jane EmerickA “severe” bashing left a 32yearold man in Geelong Hospital with facial injuries, police said yesterday. Sergeant Robert Sodomaco said the man had...

Speaker that wasn’t heard

Andrew MathiesonGORDON Glen Denton Scholes stood at the gate of the Governor-General’s residence more than 30 years ago, waiting for his place in history...

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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...