Torquay Surf Life Saving Club president Noel Dubberly proudly holds up the Victorian Club of the Year trophies, which were awarded to the club over the weekend.


THE Torquay Surf Life Saving Club has been recognised as the best in the state, with the organisation taking out several major awards at the annual Life Saving Victoria Awards of Excellence Evening over the weekend.

Fibre future

THE public got a first-hand look at the material that will build our future at the Carbon Nexus open day on Tuesday night.

Sleepy heads

TRADE has slowed in Barwon Heads with shoppers deserting the streets due to frosty weather conditions over the past month.

Land care

A GROUP of Drysdale and Clifton Springs residents believe a proposed 103-place child care centre in Jetty Road would be an inappropriate use of land.


Fruitful partnership to access tree of knowledge

How do you like them apples?
Flying Brick Cider’s Lyndsay Sharp and visitor information centre volunteers Fred Rieper and Barbara Jackson look on as Geelong mayor Darryn Lyons, with hair dyed the colour of a flying brick (black cockatoo), juggles some apples at the site of the new Flying Brick Cider House, which will also feature a Visitor’s Information Centre. Photo: MICHAEL CHAMBERS

VISITORS to the new Flying Brick Cider House in Wallington will be able to eat, drink and plan the next stop on their Bellarine itinerary with an accredited Visitor Information Centre to be established on site within the facility.

Dance has a new home in Torquay

Surf Coast Shire mayor Rose Hodge cuts the ribbon to officially open Torquay Dance Academy this month.

TORQUAY Dance Academy opened its doors earlier this month with a huge event featuring celebrities, activities and, of course, plenty of dancing.