Embarrassing defeat raises serious questions

PENINSULA INTERLEAGUE By Toe Punt PENINSULA league coach Stevey Ryan believes that unless the league’s governing body, PCN Sports Alliance, gets behind representative football, the competition will g...

Failure to stop sparks peninsula pursuit

A 33-YEAR-OLD woman was arrested at Patterson Lakes last night (Tuesday 20 May) after a half-hour police pursuit across the Mornington Peninsula. Rosebud highway patrol Sgt Peter Martin told The News...

Modern times in the frame

FREELANCE photographer Daryl Gordon is fascinated by the connection between Balnarring and its people – and this interest has led to an exhibition focusing on “that single frame, that single moment i...

Thieves throw back rescue kit

THIEVES who stole a rescue kit under cover of darkness at Arthur Seat’s Enchanted Maze Gardens earlier this month returned the ill-gotten gains last week. Business owner Michael Savage said the kit, ...

Top of the mountain for Hillmen

NEPEAN LEAGUE By Toe Punt RED HILL has claimed top spot on the Nepean League ladder after leading all day to beat Crib Point. In the battle for top spot, Red Hill jumped out of the blocks and led at ...

Stonecats flex their muscles

PENINSULA LEAGUE By Toe Punt FRANKSTON YCW flexed its muscles on Saturday and once again highlighted that it is the measuring stick in Peninsula League, thrashing Edithvale-Aspendale. Heading to the ...

Fiscal floodgates flattened as ban defied

IT was a night to remember, this startling, shocking glimpse of councillors in a state of loosened fiscal décolletage, a heady, sensual recline into monetary abandonment. And that was just the men. I...

No Kidd-ing around for tennis star

EMMA Hall is a big hitter. The Mount Martha resident began playing tennis seriously when she was 11 years old and left Australia to head off to the US in the late 1990s to play tennis professionally,...

Peninsula duo set sail for Olympic glory

YOUNG Mornington Peninsula sailors Pip Pietromonaco and James Wierzbowski recently set sail for Europe as part of the Australian Sailing Team after being selected to represent their country at the 20...