The Hillmen bounce back

DISTRICT ONLY four of the six scheduled MPCA District matches got starts on Saturday. Seaford and Carrum, a critical match in the context of the season, as well as Somerville and Boneo, will be playe...

Phillips the great

PROVINCIAL IT was an unbelievable day in MPCA Provincial cricket on Saturday. While the highest score for the day was a staggering 136, arguably the peninsula’s greatest ever player, Long Island’s Sc...

Saints in box seat

SUB-DISTRICT BALNARRING has yet another opportunity for an outright victory after dominating Dromana on Saturday in Sub-District cricket. Dromana won the toss and sent the Saints in to bat. It proved...

Forgetable carnival for the peninsula

COUNTRY WEEK THE Mornington Peninsula Cricket Association failed to have an impact in last week’s Country Week carnival for the first time in memory. The MPCA finished in sixth place on the table wit...

Well-known residents leave for camp

MR J. P. Pratt has quite recovered his recent motor accident, and has now returned to Shepparton. *** MESSRS A. Eddie, H. Jackson and O. Palmer have returned to Melbourne after spending a most enjoya...

Short films draw wide praise

ABOUT 3500 people packed Rosebud’s Village Green on the foreshore for the Peninsula Short Film Fest, delighting organisers and cementing it as one of the peninsula’s premier arts events after just fo...

End of line for station

THE derelict lower station of the old Arthurs Seat chairlift is no more. A Parks Victoria contractor operating a tracked excavator flattened the building, which contained a kiosk and storage sheds, i...

‘Higher power’ leads to anthology for Luke

MORNINGTON poet Theresa O’Dea’s book Someone’s Child is a poetry anthology on grief and loss. It has been written to raise funds for the Luke Batty Foundation and the Forgetmenot Foundation. It will ...

Asian tourists lift visitor numbers

MORE international tourists visited the Mornington Peninsula over sum­mer than last season with a large per­centage using the region as a “gate­way” to Phillip Island and the Great Ocean Road. Penins...

Ashram disenchanted find solace online

LIKE ripples from a pebble tossed into a still pond, revelations of sexual impropriety at the Mt Eliza-based Shiva School of Meditation and Yoga have been echoing around the world. The ripples have l...