From the Archives

8 years ago - March 16 to 29, 2016

8 years ago

March 16 to 29, 2016

Calls for more police officers and CCTV have grown louder after burglars smashed their way into three stores in The Terrace last week.

The burglars used sledgehammers to break into The Groove, Seaside Pizza and Ocean Grove Pizza and Pasta on 9 March.

6 years ago

March 28 to April 10, 2018

The Sheepwash Easter Classic is still going strong after 39 years.

The iconic Barwon Heads run attracts hundreds of participants each year and is the major fundraiser for Barwon Heads Primary School.

4 years ago

March 25 to April 7, 2020

Ocean Grove traders are pleading with Bellarine Peninsula residents to shop locally as the coronavirus, known as COVID-19, takes hold.

After a quieter than usual summer season, local business owners are being hit hard as the virus spreads and forces the closure of events and gatherings.

2 years ago

March 25 to April 7, 2022

Ocean Grove’s crime rate fell in 2021, latest Crime Statistics Agency data reveals.

Property and deception offences in Ocean Grove fell from 218 to 177, while crimes against the person decreased from 98 to 77.