THE battle over whether or not a rock wall should be built at Bridgewater Bay beach is no closer to being resolved following a week of legal letters, meetings and a public rally by opponents of the project.
AARON Edmonds is the first diver in his family, and he appears to have been made to live and work in and on the water.
THE Western Victoria Female Football League’s 2021 season kicks off on Sunday and Portland’s two teams are chomping at the bit to get started.
CHANGES to COVID-19 vaccination recommendations saw Portland District Health (PDH) pivot their vaccination program quickly last week.
THE Portland Tigers played their first Hampden Football League match in 18 months on Saturday and while they were outpaced by a superior Koroit outfit, not a single onlooker could fault their effort.
THE chrysanthemums are yet to bloom, but plans are well underway for a grand and proud floral display at Portland’s Memorial Triangle this Anzac Day.
PORTLAND’S journey through the 2021 Hampden Football League season begins at 5pm tomorrow night with a round one clash against reigning premiers Koroit. After the loss of the 2020 season due to the coronavirus pandemic, tomorrow’s contest is going to be an experienced defined by firsts for the Tigers – the first game in more […]
FINDING a house builder is not easy at present and the numbers well and truly confirm why – Glenelg Shire is well and truly in the middle of a building boom. Local builders are experiencing their busiest period for a decade, with the demand largely driven by new homes. Two sets of figures bear that […]
A LEADING blue whale researcher is delighted to have found 22 of the ocean’s giants in the region, up from just two sightings last year. Dr Peter Gill from The Blue Whale Study led an aerial survey of the continental shelf off south-west Victoria and south-east South Australia last week and said the results were […]
HEYWOOD and district has once again done itself proud during the Good Friday Appeal, overcoming the coronavirus obstacles to raise more than $14,000 for the cause. Despite the charity golf day at Heywood Golf Club being unable to hold the usually popular auction, it still managed to raise $5805, while the Heywood fire brigade’s tin […]