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Boxing gym steps into a new ring as club regains room

Jane EmerickTorquay Football Club has won a drawn-out fight to knock out a boxing gym. But both sides claimed a victory as Ashley Lynch’s Torquay...

Firm sells HomeTown site

Hamish HeardDevelopers behind North Geelong’s ill-fated HomeTown proposal have sold the property to a Queensland buyer. Quay Developments Corporation chairman and prominent Geelong businessman...

Club told on cash

Jane EmerickBy Jane Emerick Torquay Golf Club members have slammed the club’s managers for failing to act on warnings of missing money months ago. Police are...

100 Labor MPs advisors on way to Torquay

Jane EmerickTorquay is set for a minor economic windfall from State Government politicians and their staff. Around 100 Victorian Labor caucus members including Premier John...

City rate cheat

Hamish HeardCity of Greater Geelong’s use of “shonky” private building surveyors has cheated ratepayers out of millions of dollars in rates revenue, according to...

Live at home

Sally PoehlandGEELONG singer songwriter Austin is returning home to perform songs from his new EP Live in Fitzroy. “I’m really looking forward to playing in...

Cops boost amid schoolies fire fear

Police will man Torquay’s station 24 hours a day amid CFA fears that Schoolies Week is a fire threat. Victoria Police has announced it will...

Out of Africa then in the Sydney to Hobart

Andrew MathiesonA COUPLE of carefree Sudanese refugees who live for the hip-hop scene will be the first Africans to compete in the Sydney to...

Port under siege

Andrew MathiesonPORTARLINGTON could lose its “village atmosphere” under council plans to increase housing density, according to community groups. Portarlington Community Association and Friends of the...

Ablett’s outstanding decision for his future

Peter FaragoNATHAN Ablett has made a brave decision to stand out of the AFL indefinitely – but the right one. The younger of two talented...

Elderly call on City to stop it in St Leonards

Andrew MathiesonELDERLY St Leonards residents fear walking to local bus stops is endangering their safety. St Leonards Progress Association has complained to Geelong’s council that...

Letter begins Labor ‘purge’

Jessica BentonLabor has begun a purge of 24 Geelong members for allegedly campaigning against the party’s Corio candidate at the federal election. The party has...

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Kristy’s second chance

Kristy Nardella was just a few months into her joinery apprenticeship when she lost her job due to COVID-19 work shortages in March. “My...