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Our team at the fires

By LUKE VOOGT SEVERAL volunteer firefighters from Ocean Grove travelled to the Otways this summer to help fight bushfires that devastated the region. First Lieutenant Steve...

It’s the camp of fun

FOUR Ocean Grove youngsters enjoyed five days of fun and adventure at the Licola Wilderness Village this month. Surfside Primary’s Lauchie enjoyed the giant swing,...

Medal detectors

By LUKE VOOGT MP Sarah Henderson recognised three local primary students as “leaders of tomorrow” last month, awarding them the Corangamite Medal. Wallington Primary’s Bayley Herbert...

Sisters of the art

By LUKE VOOGT OCEAN Grove’s Lynette Weeks is one of “Four Sisters” exhibiting their art this year, in a series of galleries in the Bellarine...

Search for necklace

AN OCEAN Grove resident is desperately searching for a sentimental necklace, which may have been accidentally donated to a local op shop. Karen, who did...

Snakes are about

BARWON Coast is asking beachgoers to stay clear of dunes and keep their distance from the region’s copperhead snakes. “At present the lowland copperhead snake...

Netball’s new page

By LUKE VOOGT FANS of netball fiction will rejoice this year, with Ocean Grove writer Bernadette Hellard set to release two new books in her...

Chemistry on the line

By LUKE VOOGT WALLINGTON local and new mother Amelia McCutcheon launched a free online tutorial this month to help VCE students improve their chemistry. “I want...

Sally finds her angels

By LUKE VOOGT BARWON Heads resident Sally Smith last week finally got to thank three brave women, who saved her life just days before Christmas. The...

Off on an African adventure

OCEAN Grove travel agent Nicole Brian is already busy planning her next big trip to Africa this September, with three families signed up already. “You’ve...

A fair of tranquility

By LUKE VOOGT ROUGHLY 6000 locals and tourists attended the 19th Tranquillity Fair last Saturday, which organisers have hailed as one of the most successful...

Beach heroes sought

By LUKE VOOGT BARWON Heads resident Sally Smith is searching for five heroic beach-goers, who she says saved her life just days before Christmas. Sally, 54,...

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