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Sign slip worth the trip

OCEAN Grove resident Niki Hines came across this sign in Riviera Crescent and found it quite amusing. “What footpath - there are none either side...

Rains make wetlands live again

By JEN CARR THE heavens opened on 27 January with a force not seen for years, turning drylands into wetlands again. At least Bellarine ducks and...

Voice on holiday in New Zealand

OCEAN Grove resident Marlene Ross recently took The Voice with her on a cruise around New Zealand. Here she is aboard the Golden Princess.

Dot’s now a poet of note

By LUKE VOOGT OCEAN Grove resident Dot Whitehead won an Australia-wide poetry award last month, beating hundreds of aspiring writers from around the country. Dot won...

The ride of their lives

By LUKE VOOGT WITH riding sessions beginning next month, Barwon Riding for the Disabled (RDA) is searching for new volunteers to bring equine joy to...

Divers ready for search of plane wreckage

A VESSEL arrived at Williamstown on Friday afternoon to search the wreckage of a plane which crashed off the coast of Point Lonsdale last...

Lions bring some relief

LOCAL Lions Club president Lloyd Smith and fellow member Bill Willocks travelled to Lorne this month to donate $7000 to fire-stricken households. Lloyd said the...

Sandi’s ready for life’s next stage

THE Terrace icon Sandi Ward plans to retire this month after three decades working in Ocean Grove’s main stretch. Sandi, 68, has lived in Ocean...

Help the bid to stamp out SIDS

HAYDEN Real Estate is auctioning a brand new Oakdene home this month, in support of Geelong-based Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) charity, River’s Gift. Ocean...

Freak storms hit Grove

FREAK storms hit Ocean Grove last Wednesday with several streets temporarily underwater. The Terrace Arcade was flooded before store owners quickly mopped the water, according...

Keen for the greens

LOCAL groups will soon hit the greens, with entries opening for the Ocean Grove Bowling Club’s annual Community Bowls competition. Organisor John McConville said...

Path and a half

By LUKE VOOGT LOCALS will get their say this month on what could be Ocean Grove’s biggest footpath project to date. Last Thursday Council Senior...

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Serving the community

Barwon Heads Fire Brigade (BHFB) celebrated its service to the community at a formal dinner and awards night recently. Attended by members of the brigade...

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