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Surfrider Q & A · 11 October 2012
As you may have seen, BBPS President Maurice Cole is on the ballot paper in the current Surf Coast Shire council elections. While Maurice is running as a private citizen and not as our President we would still like to support his campaign by posting his responses to the following Question and Answer sheet from [...]
Coastalwatch article · 7 April 2012
Have a look at this article from the Coastalwatch website. It ties in nicely with our previous Myth-BUS-ter post, below.
Bells Beach Myth – BUS – ters · 3 April 2012
Since the debate over commercial tour operators went public, serious misinterpretations and misrepresentations of the aims of the Bells Beach Preservation Society (and other community groups) have surfaced. In an effort to set the record straight we would like to bust the following myths about commercial tour operators in the Bells reserve:
Commercial tour operators, the story so far… · 23 March 2012
The latest on the tour bus saga, a video summary from Maurice: Video credit to Wes at Nalu Productions, excellent work, as always>
The thin edge of the wedge. · 8 March 2012
OUR PETITION: http://www.thepetitionsite.com/1/love-bells-beach/ By now you are probably familiar with the new markings and signs in the Bells Reserve, but in case you have missed it, there are a whole lot of new yellow lines and signs.
A message from the President · 3 March 2012
A message from colorful local identity, international surf icon, Bells reserve regular and the President of the Bells Beach Preservation Society, Maurice Cole: Hi All the fight for Bells to remain “OUR” sacred surfing site is now in full swing,could you all please pass on the link to the petition, to eveyone you know and [...]
Clean up at the Bells reserve · 1 March 2012
Have you had hours / days / weeks / months / years of good waves in the Bells reserve and now want to give something back? You’re in luck, there is a Bells clean up day on this weekend. The Surfcoast Branch of Surfrider Foundation are organising things, if you are interested just follow the [...]
BBAC revoke approval · 22 February 2012
The current works in the Bells Reserve car park are proceeding because they are part of something called the ‘Coastal Management Plan’. The CMP required community approval before it could be implemented and this approval was provided via the Bells Beach Advisory Committee, reporting to the Surf Coast Shire.
Work has started · 21 February 2012
The back hoes and dump trucks have pulled into the Bells car park to kick off the first phase of the Surf Coast Shires mission to create the new, ‘bus friendly’ Bells Reserve. The blokes on site have been handing out this flier, below, to put forward the Shire’s spin on why the work is [...]
Community meeting, 18/11/11 · 25 November 2011
We were involved in another round of talks with Andrew Katos and the Surf Coast Shire. Present were representatives from SANE, Surfrider, Torquay Boardriders and Torquay Commerce & Tourism / Biz 3228. Our summary of what was discussed is outlined below, including our stance on those subjects: