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Fine, no licence after attack. Cost of rage

Alex de VosA road rage attack yesterday cost a Drysdale man his licence and an $800 fine. Geelong Magistrate Ian von Einem found Drysdale’s Mark...

Who’s on top as underdog?

Peter FaragoIf everybody is claiming to be the underdog, then who’s dog is on top? That’s the question after the Independent polled the region’s major...

Going full bore

Hamish HeardGeelong will rely on bore water next year after record low annual rain forced Barwon Water to announce its harshest round of restrictions. Barwon...

Letter bid on pokies

Jane EmerickBOROUGH of Queenscliffe is making a last-ditch appeal to State Government to cut back on poker machines in the tiny municipality. Mayor Pat Semmens...

A dogs life has rewards for hero Joan

Andrew MathiesonJOAN Wellard has lived a dog’s life but she couldn’t be happier. The Clifton Springs retiree has devotedly bred, trained and donated guide...

Riding a cycle of our history

Andrew MathiesonROD Charles has never been busier than in retirement. Once Geelong West town mayor, the 69-year-old is spending most of his days now uncovering...

Want nuclear? Stiff cheddar

By Geelong Story UpdatesLABOR’S candidate for Corangamite, Darren Cheeseman, has made the case for building a nuclear power station on the Surf Coast. Amazingly, Mr...

CFA warning of horrific bushfires this summer

Hamish HeardPREDICTIONS of a horrific bushfire season around Geelong have sparked fears of a deadly summer, the region’s fire chief has warned. Country Fire Authority...

Kids back in town with a kinder boost

Alex de VosPortarlington has welcomed home its pre-school children to an upgraded kindergarten facility. For two terms Portarlington’s pre-school children and teachers shared Clifton Springs...

TAC

A temporary office in Geelong would provide information on “career opportunities” when the Transport Accident Commission shifts to the city, the commission’s minister said...

The politics of farming

Hamish HeardTHE very mention of drought makes Simon Ramsay cringe. Despite now spending a great deal of his time between the clanging of city trams...

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...

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