From the Archives

7 years ago - February 1 to 14, 2017

1 year ago

January 27 to February 9, 2023

This weekend’s Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race will take in more of the Bellarine Peninsula.

The 125-kilometre People’s Ride, the 176km Elite Men’s Road Race and the 143km Elite Women’s Road Race will take in parts of Wallington, Ocean Grove and pass through Barwon Heads and Bancoora before making its way to the Surf Coast.

3 years ago

January 29 to February 11, 2021

Businesses across the Bellarine are reporting a bumper high-summer season after struggling through a COVID-19-affected winter.

Although the peninsula remains busy throughout summer, the end of January is usually when many holidaymakers return home as schools prepare to reopen.

5 years ago

January 30 to February 12, 2019

Calls to permanently lower the speed limit on Grubb Road have been renewed after a man was seriously injured in a car accident last week.

The road, which has several different speed limits ranging from 60km/h, 80km/h and 100km/h, is seen as a hot spot by local police.

7 years ago

February 1 to 14, 2017

Ocean Grove businesses have reported that the annual holiday trade has at least been equal to last summer.

Ocean Grove Business Association president Ty Simons said traders were happy overall with the summer season.