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Premier Denis Napthine at Cotton On's Head Office in North Geelong
Monday, 20 October 2014

Mayor welcomes state and federal funding to expand Cotton On Head Office

Geelong Mayor Darryn Lyons welcomed today’s announcement by the State and Federal Governments to provide a $3.4 million grant to redevelop and expand Cotton On Group’s head office facilities in North Geelong.

Planter boxes adding colour to central Geelong
Monday, 20 October 2014

32 planter boxes add splash of colour to central Geelong

Central Geelong streets are receiving much needed splashes of colour with 32 planter
boxes being installed throughout the city centre this week.

Saturday October 25
Wednesday, 15 October 2014

Garage Sale Trail

If you love grabbing a bargain and vintage shopping then you will enjoy Garage Sale Trail coming up on 25 October.

Monday, 13 October 2014


Fluke is a group of young people aged between 12 to 24 and come from different backgrounds and experiences. They are calling for new members.

You are beautiful
Thursday, 2 October 2014

Case Against 8

Geelong will host the nation’s first commercial showing of the film "The Case Against 8’ at Readings Cinemas in Waurn Ponds on Monday night.

A artistic concept
Wednesday, 1 October 2014

Mountain Bike Park in Newtown

The City of Greater Geelong Mayor Darryn Lyons welcomed today’s State Government funding announcement for the Beginner Mountain Bike Park.

Hume reserve looking great
Wednesday, 1 October 2014

Hume Reserve lighting upgrade

Minister for Sport Damian Drum announced that the soccer pitch in Hume Reserve, Bell Park will receive an upgrade.

Walk to school month
Tuesday, 30 September 2014

Walk to School month

School kids are being encouraged to take part in Walk to School month, which runs throughout October.

The Mayor, Mayoress and the Parklet Pod on James st
Friday, 26 September 2014

Parklet Pods an innovative alfresco dining solution

New ‘Parklet Pods’ will be trialed in central Geelong as an innovative alfresco dining solution for cafes that don’t have adequate footpath space.

The 3d model
Thursday, 25 September 2014

Geelong 3D Data - open for business

Geelong now offers a 3D data exchange to developers with the proviso that they send back their building model to council.

The food trucks and carts are back
Wednesday, 24 September 2014

Local food trucks join Food Truck Friday

Five local food truck vendors will join Food Truck Friday when it starts up again next month.

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