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Havoc blows in

By LUKE VOOGT STRONG winds wrought havoc in Ocean Grove and the Bellarine on 18 March, felling several trees and causing traffic hazards on major...

Rainbow of cash

BY LUKE VOOGT OCEAN Grove’s Eliza Ansell added a rainbow of colour to her hair this month, raising $1,522 for leukaemia research so far in...

Residents wake to blaze

By LUKE VOOGT RESIDENTS of a Sunset Strip house woke in shock at about 1am, 17 March, to find their car ablaze in their carport. Smoke...

Ian on a time-surfin’ safari

By LUKE VOOGT IAN Duckworth’s "Ocean Grove Surfing the Sixties", is a journey in time to when Kombis cruised the coastline and Mals dominated the...

Cobras tamed by Swans

THE Collendina under-13s finished the home and away season in fourth position, booking them a semi-final against cross town rivals Ocean Grove Swans who...

She was apples, mate

THOUSANDS basked in the afternoon sun at the 21st Ocean Grove Primary School Apple Fair last Friday, enjoying a panorama of apple-themed treats. The smell...

Candidates call with lifesaving packages

By LUKE VOOGT FEDERAL Labor candidate for Corangamite Libby Coker visited Ocean Grove Surf Life Saving Club (OGSC) this month to forecast a “significant contribution”...

Drift by for a tasty treat

THE Driftwood Cafe has been serving scrumptious, wholesome food for almost three years now. The popular Ocean Grove meeting spot has just completed extensive renovations...

Owen left his mark on Ocean Grove

By LUKE VOOGT OCEAN Grove recently said goodbye to local identity Owen Holbrook, who was a resident of the town for 80 years. Owen died on...

Dirty message in these bottles

By LUKE VOOGT MORE than 30 volunteers collected a “disappointing” amount of rubbish at Main Beach for Clean Up Australia Day on 6 March. Barwon Coast’s...

Message sent, post-haste

FEDERAL Corangamite MP Sarah Henderson visited Market Place this month, to launch a campaign for a second post office in Ocean Grove. “It is very...

Day of delights

THOUSANDS enjoyed a day of strawberry delights this month at Wallington Primary’s 32nd Strawberry Fair. Some of the fair’s treats were so popular they sold...

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Short-story winners

Judges couldn't separate two entries in the first short-story competition organised by local author Alan Cobham. Participants were asked to pen a 250- to 500-word...

Wightman wins again