Saturday March 28 2015
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Bob Pettitt deal is done

THE future of a slice of Bob Pettitt Reserve in Jan Juc has been secured, with the Surf Coast Shire purchasing the land from the state government for $500,000. Under the terms of the deal, approved by councillors on... Read More

Police raid grow house in Torquay

POLICE have seized more than 400 marijuana plants after raiding a Torquay home last week. Geelong and Torquay police executed a search warrant at the Onshore Drive house at 9am on Thursday and arrested two male residents, one of... Read More

Local News

Phoebe’s designs at fashion festival

GARMENTS designed and made by a student at Surf Coast Secondary College will be showcased on Sunday as part of the Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival. Year 11 student Phoebe Markoulis is one of 20 young designers who will... Read More

Serving up a month of local food

A CELEBRATION of locally produced food and drink is on the cards for the Surf Coast, with the launch of a four-week campaign that will promote local growers, makers, and artisans. Eat Local Month campaign founder and event organiser... Read More

Real Estate

Stretton’s open day a success

THE recent Stretton Residential Estate Torquay open day has been a great success, with developers, agents and builders happy with the interest the day generated for the stage 2 release. McCartney Real Estate’s John McMahon said that the response... Read More

Art & Entertainment

Linking artists to an audience

AT six-and-a-half meters long with 57 links, Jack Robinson’s wooden chain is indicative of just how flexible wood can be. Made of Otway Blackwood, the impressive piece showcases Mr Robinson’s skilled craftsmanship, with work spanning fine furniture to musical... Read More


Parents can struggle addressing pregnancy turmoil

RECENT studies performed by Healthdirect Australia have revealed that nearly three quarters (71 per cent) of new or expecting parents have admitted to neededing significant emotional support Emotional problems include feelings of isolation and fear of loss during pregnancy,... Read More

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