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Markets off to Pako

Karen HartGEELONG West could soon be home to controversial Mill Markets after its owner lost a long-running legal battle with Geelong’s council. Ian Ballis said...

Rider ”93 over limit”

By Geelong Story UpdatesA Norlane man who allegedly rode a stolen motorcycle at 153km/h in a 60 zone before crashing faces more than just...

Leaders give tick to Grove plans

Andrew MathiesonFEARS that population growth will explode in Ocean Grove should be under control with a new plan to guide development of the town,...

Puppy walker horror

Jane EmerickA vicious attack on a dog owner and her pet as they walked along a Torquay beach has left the woman traumatised and...

Park-and-ride system ‘to save users $1000’

Hamish HeardA new parkandride service in Geelong will save users $1000 a year while eliminating the city’s parking woes, according to a councillor. Geelong’s council...

Snake seized

Hamish HeardAuthorities yesterday labelled the Geelong region Victoria’s illegal reptile capital after investigators swooped on a hotel to seize an exotic snake, drugs and...

Politicians scoff at new shire pledge

Alex de VosPoliticians have tried to douse the hopes of Bellarine Peninsula residents for their own shire. Labor Member for Bellarine Lisa Neville warned of...

Talking of the animals

Andrew MathiesonIT ALL came about by chance. Until then, Newtown veterinarian Dr Jack Ayerbe was content keeping to his own practice. But when day-radio personality...

Idea floated, sunk by City

Pater FargoDID GEELONG’S council miss the boat when it rejected plans for a floating restaurant on the city’s waterfront? City of Greater Geelong named 18...

Call for ‘damaging’ findings to go public

Hamish HeardState Government has swept damaging allegations in an Ombudsman’s report on Geelong’s cash-for-councillors scandal under the carpet until after next week’s elections, local...

Injunction bid to foil ‘chainsaw massacre’

Alex de VosResidents plan to take out injunctions to stop authorities chopping down non-indigenous trees along the Barwon River in Geelong. Highton’s Trish Gant said...

Homes in TiTree ”on their own”, says CFA

Andrew MathiesonNATIVE Ti Tree poses a bushfire threat to homes on the Bellarine Peninsula this summer, the CFA has warned homeowners. CFA regional...

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Nurses scrub up nice

Butterflies, super heroes and Star Wars Stormtroopers adorn the scrubs of aged care workers in Grovedale thanks to nurse and mother-of-two Melissa Nielsen. The enrolled...