Heavy rainfall produces good crops

TENDERS are called in this issue for additions and alterations to the Frankston Mechanics’ Institute. *** THE treasurer of the collecting committee of the Frankston Belgian Relief Fund acknowledges w...

Cricketers gear up for England trip

BALNARRING cricketers Lachlan Barton and Jackson Hannah are gearing up for the trip of a lifetime: they have been selected to play in the Mornington Peninsula Cricket Association under-15s touring En...

Stars make a hit at tennis international

THE Mornington Peninsula Tennis International at the Civic Reserve, Mornington, was a big success. Held from 21 March-5 April the tournament included the women’s US$15,000 ITF Futures event and the m...

More sand for beach ‘waste of resources’

A STATE government plan to bring more sand to Rosebud Beach near the pier is a waste of time and resources as it will disappear like it did five years ago, says Port Phillip Conservation Council. The...

Shire’s new finance officer

MORNINGTON Peninsula Shire CEO Carl Cowie has appointed his first senior executive – a chief financial officer. The hiring of Matthew Hubbard follows the laying off of 12 senior and middle managers o...

Ambulance service ‘crisis’

FRANKSTON and Mornington Peninsula residents will have the chance to have their say on planned changes to the state’s ambulance service at a community forum later this month. The state government rel...

Volunteer wants tanks to help islanders

MT MARTHA resident Sue Smith has returned home after four years in the Solomon Islands as a self-funded volunteer helping small villages. “Life for people in these communities is very hard in so many...