Monday, June 7

Create, Design and Delight!

Our editorial feature this month encourages our readers to get crafty with the help of local businesses, including Heights Sewing centre, who have been supplying sewing enthusiasts since 1935. Drop instore for more fun projects, but in the meantime here is a taster:

J Jen Nicholls
Tuesday, April 27

Tracks, trails and treadleys...

A good walk, or cycle, is the tonic for the Winter blues. Boost your health and wellbeing by exploring the Geelong region with its many scenic outdoor tracks and trails. There are a range of online sites with maps and guides available for you to check your mobility requirements and to ensure you are, indeed, on the right track...

J Jen Nicholls
Wednesday, July 22

7000 Reasons to Smile

Founded in 1958, Moorabool Antiques offer over 7,000 quality genuine antiques to an International audience. Moorabool Antique Galleries

J Jen Nicholls
Wednesday, July 22

Hot Chocolate Lovers Rejoice!

Moorabool Valley Chocolate Cafe and Chocolaterie has it's very own Hot Chocolate recipe, made from real couverture chocolate and cocoa. For hot chocolate lovers this is a chance to sample some of the region's finest hot chocolates, available in dark, white and even sugar free! Moorabool Valley Chocolate Cafe and Chocolaterie has its very own Hot Chocolate recipe, made from real couverture chocolate and cocoa. For hot chocolate lovers, tired of all the fuss given to coffee, this is a chance to sample some of the region's finest hot chocolates, available in dark, white and even sugar free!

J Jen Nicholls
Tuesday, July 21

One of the Largest Antique Shops in Australia

Founded in 1958, Moorabool Antiques has grown into one of the largest antique shops in Australia, with over 7,000 items available. Moorabool Antique Galleries is a second-generation business, offering a vast range of genuine antiques. Founded in 1958, Moorabool Antiques has grown into one of the largest antique shops in Australia, with over 7,000 items available. Moorabool Antique Galleries is a second-generation business, offering a vast range of genuine antiques.

J Jen Nicholls
Tuesday, July 21

A Fishing Charter that Caters for Everyone

A unique open-air restaurant on the water, day and night, and the beautiful view of the lights of Geelong at night. The Geelong Fishing Charters boat is steady, flat decked for wheelchairs, mobility aids and strollers, with a wheelchair accessible bathroom on board. It has been built to very stringent marine safety requirements and has been customised with the goal to be able to take people of all abilities and ages fishing. A unique open-air restaurant on the water, day and night, and the beautiful view of the lights of Geelong at night. The Geelong Fishing Charters boat is steady, flat decked for wheelchairs, mobility aids and strollers, with a wheelchair accessible bathroom on board. It has been built to very stringent marine safety requirements and has been customised with the goal to be able to take people of all abilities and ages fishing.

J Jen Nicholls
Saturday, July 11

Quality All Day Meals with Excellent Value

Bistro open daily from 11.30am to 9pm with social distancing rules applied, limited numbers allowed in different rooms due to restrictions, book now!

J Jen Nicholls
Monday, July 6

A Talented Curator for Your Wardrobe - Benning Boutique

The collection of labels, sourced locally and internationally, has been carefully curated to cater for the 35 plus age group, ranging from casual to special occasion wear. Beautiful knitwear, stylish coats and jackets are currently showcased with 25% off all new Winter stock. Join Benning Boutique's mailing list and receive 10% off your first order (excluding sale items). Benning Boutique

J Jen Nicholls
Monday, June 1

The ultimate fishing experience

Geelong Fishing Charters four hour cruise with up to 10 of your family and friends. Geelong Fishing Charters are ready to take you on a unique four hour cruise with up to 10 of your family and friends.

J Jen Nicholls
Monday, June 1

Casual, seasonally inspired dishes

Oppy's Bistro, within The Norlane Hotel, invites guests and visitors to enjoy casual, seasonally inspired dishes in the relaxed atmosphere.

J Jen Nicholls
Monday, June 1

Any occasion at The Ponds Hotel

Enjoy a friendly relaxed atmosphere, quality meals and service with excellent value. The Ponds is the perfect all-round venue, with various dining zones, a vibrant atmosphere, new function & conference facilities, a brand new children’s play area, Sports Bar, pool tables and TAB, an

J Jen Nicholls
Thursday, May 28

Get Friendly with the Geelong Botanic Gardens

The Friends of Geelong Botanic Gardens (FGBG) was formed in 1985 at a public meeting with people interested in supporting our Botanic Gardens. The Friends is a 'non-profit' organisation with over 300 members enjoying our program of events, including botanical art, tours and functions. Members may be able to volunteer their time or expertise to support the Friends or to do volunteer work at the Gardens. All members receive a discount at our Nursery and at our events. A discount is also available from some Geelong businesses.

J Jen Nicholls
Wednesday, May 27

Local, Stylish, Quality, Stunning....

Benning Boutique is located in historic Pakington Village, cater for the 35 plus age group, ranging from casual to special occasion wear. Offering a stunning range from a variety of local and international designers.

T Trudi Bondarenko
Tuesday, May 26

Bluestone Ambience

Currently open all weekend for takeaway 11am - 4pm or dine in with limited numbers inside or enjoy the alfresco courtyard.

J Jen Nicholls
Tuesday, May 26

A Historical Yarn - knitting with luxury

Jen's Place Gifts and Homewares, in Belmont, is supporting the current lockdown knitting trend, proudly supplying a large range of Bendigo Wool and needles, with new stock arriving in store daily.

J Jen Nicholls
Monday, May 25

One of Geelong's best kept retail secrets....

Locally owned and operated, Dimora has a passion for designing and sourcing unique, eclectic and statement furniture and homewares. This really is an amazing store set in a unique and rustic landscape and full of temptation! So be warned, you will not leave empty-handed...

T Trudi Bondarenko
Thursday, February 6

A winery right on our doorstep and you'll keep going back for more...

Located on the banks of the Barwon River at Geelong’s historic Fyansford Paper Mill Complex, Provenance Wines offers an authentic taste of the region through the highest quality wine and food. The working winery and bluestone cellar door/restaurant are complemented by cathedral like ceilings.

T Trudi Bondarenko