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‘Thief’ fleeced me in church, says granny

Andrew MathiesonAN 84-year-old pensioner has alleged theft of two rings and a bracelet from her handbag at Geelong’s biggest church. Mary Cameron said she was...

Ford ‘breaks’ payout pledge

Andrew MathiesonGeelong Ford workers set to lose their jobs have rejected a payout offer, accusing the company of breaking its promise of industry-standard redundancy...

City loses national race as business ‘pulls plug’

Andrew MathiesonA national speedboat race could be lost to Geelong after organisers pulled this year’s event over a sponsorship dispute. Australian Offshore Power-boat Club said...

City to lead in cancer service

Hamish HeardGeelong is set to become Australia’s leading regional centre for cancer detection services with the arrival of world-leading medical imaging technology. Federal Health Minister...

Huge rare deer stalking Torquay

Jane EmerickA rare white deer with “huge” antlers is stalking Torquay. Residents and authorities have confirmed sightings of the mature animal around the western...

Thirsty work

Andrew MathiesonINDUSTRY in the region will fall into line under tougher penalties for water wasters. But they will only be slugged a $1000 fine...

Candidates in a twist on Rudd gag order

Jane EmerickThe region’s Labor candidates yesterday denied they were under a gag order from leader Kevin Rudd but appeared to contradict each other on...

Butcher back in Torquay

Hamish HeardTorquay meat lovers will have a new flavour to sink their teeth into when gourmet butcher chain Farm Foods opens an outlet in...

Rain washes out Gap work

Peter FaragoTORQUAY residents have told Great Ocean Road Coast Committee “we told you so” after a heavy downpour washed away controversial work at White’s...

Candidate pledges ‘hoon map’

Alex de VosLabor’s Corio candidate has promised to set up a “hoon map” after identifying St Albans Park as a hotspot for dangerous driving. Richard...

Election hits festival numbers while…Drunks spoil the party

Jessica BentonDrunks and brawls marred this year’s Queenscliff Music Festival, according to police, organisers and residents. Queenscliff police arrested two people for drunkenness and unruly...

Climate on the agenda Bali trip for Geelong MP

A Geelong MP has rubbed shoulders with world science and political leaders at an international climate change conference in Bali. State Member for South Barwon...

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Sweethearts return in live stream

The Sweethearts missed out on their usual festival gigs across Europe amid a global pandemic, but that hasn’t stopped Geelong’s soulful sisters making their...