From the Archives

1 year ago - April 7 to 20, 2023

7 years ago

March 29 to April 11, 2017

A group of Ocean Grove cyclists are pleading with City of Greater Geelong for a bike rack on The Terrace.

The group, which cycles every day and meets outside Mint Cafe on The Terrace, is forced to leave their bicycles on the footpath or hang them from trees.

5 years ago

April 10 to 24, 2019

Ocean Grove residents are pleading with council to install a pedestrian crossing on Kingston Downs Drive before it’s too late.

The road, which services the rapidly expanding Kingston Estate, is used by schoolchildren riding and walking to two local primary schools.

3 years ago

April 9 to 22, 2021

Preliminary work on a potential “world class conservation area” stretching from Ocean Grove to Point Lonsdale is about to start.

The South East Bellarine Coastal Reserve Strategy, the brainchild of Ocean Grove Community Association, would further enhance one of the most significant conservation areas in the region, according to the City of Greater Geelong.

1 year ago

April 7 to 20, 2023

Greater Geelong council made its views clear on the proposed development at 57-59 The Parade, Ocean Grove, with councillors unanimously rejecting the developers’ application for a planning permit at last Thursday’s planning meeting.

The contentious development, a three-storey, 16 unit complex that was repeatedly described at the meeting by councillors, city officers and objectors alike as “monolithic”, was refused a planning permit on several grounds.