A Girl Guide and her missing brooch reunited

A seven-year-old Girl Guide has been reunited with a family brooch after losing it at the Mornington Anzac ceremony. The 65-year-old brooch holds great sentimental value as it belonged to her great g...

Off to Dromana House in Ireland, to be sure

DROMANA resident and shire councillor Graham Pittock is off to Ireland in June, at the invitation of the matriarch of the 21st generation of FitzGeralds to occupy the land on which Dromana House stan...

Redlegs take another big scalp – Peninsula league

MT ELIZA has started the 2015 Peninsula League season in blistering fashion after knocking over Mornington on ANZAC Day. The Redlegs have now beaten the two 2014 grand finalists in Frankston YCW and ...

Panthers cause boilover – Nepean league

PEARCEDALE caused one of the boilovers of the season on Anzac Day when they thrashed Somerville in Nepean League. The Panthers led from the start to the end and totally dominated a lacklustre opposit...

Longboards out for Impossible style

MT MARTHA surfer Arturo Tallarida rode his way to third place in quality surf for the first round of the state longboard titles at Point Impossible, near Torquay. The 2-3 foot reef break suited Talla...

Review for ‘unfair’ shire charge

MORNINGTON Peninsula Shire’s contentious Municipal Charge, now $180 per domestic rate notice, is to be reviewed, shire CEO Carl Cowie told the 13 April council meeting. Responding to a question from ...

Traders told to get own CCTV

TRADERS in Rye are being encouraged by two shire councillors to install their own CCTV cameras after years of delay and unfulfilled promises by state governments and the shire. Nepean Ward councillor...

Landmark trees get the chop

THEY’VE chopped down the trees of my childhood in Mornington. Fifty old pine trees were removed from CB Wilson Reserve near the Fishies Beach end of Wilsons Rd a couple of weeks ago. They had t...

Time and space have no end for Star Wars fans

IT may have started as a pure flight of fancy, and has developed into one of the most successful marketing and branding exercises the world has known, but there seems no end to epic that is Star Wars...

Labor minister opens $1m expanded kinder

AN expanded Bentons Square Kindergarten was officially opened last Wednesday by the state government’s Minister for Families and Children Jenny Mikakos as Labor and Liberal politicians put asid...