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Bellarine’s bumper business

A bumper Easter that has spilled into the school holidays has helped fill the coffers of Bellarine Peninsula businesses following a tough 12 months. Accommodation...

$3m footpath levy

More than 6000 households in Ocean Grove will fork out $507 to partially fund a 25.2 kilometre network of footpaths under a proposed shared...

Falcon sightings a ‘privilege’

I spotted my fifth peregrine falcon for the year in Moolap. I always feel privileged when I lay eyes on one every few months, so...

Scott’s inspirational tale

Scott Andrews was in a dark place and contemplating suicide. Broke, living in a dark and ramshackle shop in Queenscliff, suffering from painful rheumatoid arthritis...

Don’t be afraid to call triple-0

Residents on the Bellarine are being urged to call triple-0 instead of local police stations. Bellarine Police Senior Sergeant Adrian Bickley said people seemed reluctant...

Crossing installed after 12-year campaign

Concerned parents finally got their wish when a pedestrian crossing was installed on Kingston Downs Drive in Ocean Grove. Kingston Estate communications manager Allason Lynch...

Medals galore for Ocean Grove

Ocean Grove Surf Lifesaving Club earned more than 60 medals at the 2021 Life Saving Victoria Youth/Senior Victorian Lifesaving State Championships at Lorne. Ocean Grove...

Family violence drives crime rise

Assaults and family violence crimes have increased in Ocean Grove during the past year, according to data released by the Crime Statistics Agency. Ocean Grove...

Help for Emma

Emma Falzon is just like any other five-year-old. She enjoys the beach, loves painting, dancing, listening to music and jumping on the trampoline. She enjoys...

Try a new sport

Floor curling has arrived in Ocean Grove. Floor curling is a modified version of the Olympic sport of curling that allows the game to...

Tin rattle goes virtual

SES Bellarine is hoping a public ‘virtual’ tin rattle will boost funds so it can continue to serve the community. The SES is not fully...

Art auction for a cause

After an enforced hiatus in 2020, the Bellarine Greens are again running their fundraiser, the Blank Canvas art show and Poetry Slam. The event aims...

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Pool plans endorsed by council

City of Greater Geelong has endorsed concept plans for a new 50-metre outdoor pool for the north Bellarine in its proposed 2021-22 budget. Council allocated...

Milestone for Ollis