Serving community in many ways

Corio Norlane Lions Club has celebrated six years of serving the local community through a range of programs and activities. The club has been running a bike program for almost three years. Members obtain secondhand bicycles either by purchase or donation, clean them, repair them and paint them and then give them away. So far, […]

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Uniting Barwon at Norlane

Uniting Barwon’s Norlane office is located at 10 Wendover Avenue, on the site of the Corio/Norlane Uniting Church. It is part of Uniting (Victoria and Tasmania) Ltd, which is the community services arm of the Uniting Church in Victoria and Tasmania. Uniting is a non-profit organisation financed through government, philanthropic and community grants and donations. […]

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Dental care for kids

Barwon Health’s Oral Health Service is continuing its early intervention program Wide Smiles, visiting thousands of students across Geelong this year. Led by Dr Michael Smith and Sharon Lewis, Barwon Health developed a method to improve the oral health of children by visiting 44 kindergartens and 25 schools. During the 2018 school year, children received […]

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Proud career ends in the north

Northern Bay College started 2019 with a new principal following the retirement of Fred Clarke, who was the inaugural Principal of Victoria’s newest school when it opened in 2011. Mr Clarke told Northerly Aspects: “It has been a very long and very eventful roller coaster career which has seen unbelievable changes in our lives. “When […]

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Coasthaven Community to open soon

The Baptcare Coasthaven Community, located at 45 Robin Avenue, Norlane will open in March this year. It will offer a 90-place residential aged care facility and a Community Hub that will include a café, community garden, men’s shed and playground. To receive updates on this new Community, as well as special offers, giveaways and information […]

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Bowling for everyone

Norlane Bowling Club members are always keen to welcome newcomers to their club, whether they want to play bowls at a competitive level, have a social roll or access the facilities to socialise. The club, in St George’s Road, has two teams playing in Saturday pennant competition, in Divisions 4 and 11. Mixed social bowls […]

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Building for an exciting future

Residents of the 3214 area will have access to state-of-the-art community facilities when major Neighbourhood House building projects are completed this year. A new Rosewall Neighbourhood Centre is being built behind the current facility in Sharland Road. The $3.76 million facility will be known as the Rosewall Community Hub. The new Rosewall will provide all […]

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Slow down in Purnell Road

Motorists in Purnell Road, Corio, should be aware of a new 40km speed zone during school times. The City of Greater created the new zone, between Princess Road and Goulburn Avenue, in response to a request from Northern Bay College students who were concerned about safety in the area. New speed limit signs were due […]

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Gold medals for Lindy Joy

North Shore’s Lindy Joy Crouch is Australia’s new Golden Girl of ITF Taekwon-Do, after winning two Gold medals at the International Taekwon-Do Federation’s Special Needs World Championships in Argentina. Lindy was Australia’s first Down syndrome athlete to compete at the ITF World Championships, in the first fully fledged ITF Special Needs international event. She was […]

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Coasthaven development to open early 2019

Construction at Baptcare Coasthaven Community in Robin Avenue, Norlane is proceeding on schedule and the development will be open to the public in early 2019. It will deliver a 90-bed residential aged care facility and a Community Hub, designed to serve the needs of the local community. To receive updates and news on this new […]

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