LORNE Football Club has revived its junior program with the club set to field a full complement of teams in 2014.
A COLAC district farming family has been on an emotional “roller coaster” since more than half their dairy cattle died from a freak toxic reaction.
NATIONAL data has ranked Colac Otway Shire in Australia’s bottom 10 per cent for its council’s influence, assistance to businesses and clear policy.
COLAC’S Richard and Jenny Van Niekerk feel blessed the Philippine children they have been helping to support for more than five years are safe following a natural disaster that has killed thousands.
APOLLO Bay’s Frank Buchanan understands why his family was worried when he chose to fly to India for ground-breaking prostate surgery.
CRESSY’S Leanne Rodgers expects her husband Chris will have more than a blister when he walks 60 kilometres in thongs to fight cancer.
NEIGHBOURS and emergency workers have restored a Forrest woman’s faith in people after they rushed to help her when a tree crashed through her veranda.
THE State Government has ruled out re-opening the Otways to commercial logging although an independent report suggests loggers could log the Otways for “minor forest produce”.
BIRREGURRA’S Kate Lidgerwood plans to create a permaculture garden in Kenya “big enough to feed and educate an entire school”.
COLAC’S 11-per-cent property price turnaround in the past four years is among the highest in Australia, with market confidence up and homes selling fast.