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As the festive Christmas flags appear along Mountjoy Parade the sounds of the pending festive season begin to ring loader and loader and Lorne is gearing up for a busy summer. Also, along Mountjoy Parade we have three new restaurants opening their doors, one of which is our famous Arab which has been re-leased to an operator/chef who is passionate about his craft. The second that … Continue Reading »

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Farewell autumn, and if the past three months is any indicator to the expected visitor numbers over the coming months, then its going to be huge. Visitation numbers to the Great Ocean Road are growing faster than expected, new figures show. Latest data shows the region generated more than $870 million to the economy last financial year, up 18.7 percent on the year before and 6.4 … Continue Reading »

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Hard to believe that the official start of summer is only two weeks away and with it comes the need to be prepared on so many different fronts – none more so than the fire front! On Tuesday the 27th of November the Community Based Bushfire Management Group are hosting a bushfire awareness event at the Lorne CFA/ Emergency Services hub from 5:30pm. This based community … Continue Reading »

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The Spring Racing Carnival is always a great time to be in Lorne and this year has been no different. The crowds in town last weekend were exceptional and apart from the odd display of the ever-changing spring weather, a great weekend was had by all. Whether it was the kindergarten market on the Saturday or the Melbourne Cup celebrations at Lorne Angling and Aquatic Club … Continue Reading »

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The spring racing carnival is well and truly underway and Wednesday’s Geelong Cup was highlight for many local people. None more so than Lorne holiday home owner Anthony Mithen whose champion horse, Runaway, won the mid week event with his locally bred horse. Mithen who is owner and manager of the Rosemount Stud at Gnarwarre near Geelong is also a passionate Lorne fan and describes this … Continue Reading »

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The Lorne Structure Plan 2003 is the governing document that all planning issues within the Lorne Ward are guided. This strategic document is being reviewed for the first time in fifteen years and is certainly well and truly overdue. The Surfcoast Shire has officially commenced the review process and with a strong drive from within our local community to be heavily involved in the process. The … Continue Reading »

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The real estate market is such an interesting and diverse market place and can differ so much, even in such a small area and our regions is no different. Take the Melbourne market for instance, only two hours from Lorne, which according to most real estate commentary has been “coming off the boil” over the last 12 months after such an extended high activity period. With … Continue Reading »

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2018 – The year of the Dolphin. Yes, the Lorne senior football team secured the Colac and District Football League 2018 Premiership in delivering Birregurra only its second loss for the entire season. Going into the big game, Birregurra were the raging favorites having handed the local boys three comprehensive defeats through the season, but the “underdogs” tag sat well with the Dolphins as they played … Continue Reading »

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This weekend in excess of 5000 cyclists will descend onto the coast for the staging of 2018 Amy’s Gran Fondo, touted as one of Australia’s most picturesque cycling weekends for the entire family. Now in its eighth year the event offers an impressive endorphin weekend of cycling to watch in awe or participate with vigor all on fully closed roads with a spectacular backdrop of the … Continue Reading »

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LORNE – HERE AND THERE

Ah spring, what a great time of the year it is, the days are getting longer, the airs getting warmer and the MCG plays host to the majority of finals football as the leading AFL clubs fight out the right to contest the 2018 Grand Final. On the local scene the interests around football is just as strong and this year the Lorne Dolphins have achieved … Continue Reading »