Plan to protect Sorrento main street heritage

THE shire has released a plan it says will protect the heritage of Sorrento’s main street, Ocean Beach Rd. A draft of the Ocean Beach Road Heritage Policy is out for public comment for about six week...

Man held over armed robbery, 7 burglaries

A 39-year-old Rye man has been charged with armed robbery after allegedly threatening an 80-year-old woman milk bar attendant with what appeared to be a shotgun. The gun was later found to be an imit...

Foreshore with a view to keeping fit

THE first of four fitness stations made of 100 per cent plastic waste has been installed on the Dromana foreshore. It’s a double-whammy win devised by Rob Tannahill of Dromana foreshore committee of ...

Sounds like a good idea

A ROSEBUD audiologist knows the value of good hearing skills – especially to those in less developed countries than Australia. That’s why she’s rounding up old hearing aids to help those with hearing...

Vote on RACV resort: minister

SHIRE councillors have been told to get on with the job and vote on the RACV’s contentious Cape Schanck resort expansion. Councillors baulked at voting on the $135 million project mid-May when they g...

Mechanic’s Hall work in full swing

The ordinary meeting of the Frankston and Hastings Shire Council will be held at Somerville on Thursday next. *** The secretary of the Frankston Tennis Club begs to acknowledge the receipt of 10s 6d ...

Footy board called on to resign

By ANDREW ‘TOE PUNT’ KELLY NEPEAN League presidents have called for the immediate resignation of the Mornington Peninsula Nepean Football League board. Sorrento Football Club president Ga...

Yabbies cop another hiding

NEPEAN LEAGUE TYABB lost its second game in successive weeks by more than 200 points on Saturday in Nepean League, this time at the hands of Rye. The Yabbies booted one goal in the opening quarter an...

Edwards dominates Gulls in big win

PENINSULA LEAGUE FORMER West Coast Eagle, North Melbourne and Richmond forward Aaron Edwards played one of the most impressive games in Peninsula League memory on Saturday as Pines ended Chelsea’s se...

Business backing for anti-violence campaign

MORNINGTON Peninsula businesses are supporting Australian of the Year Rosie Batty’s campaign against domestic violence. A breakfast in August being held by Peninsula Business Networking will feature ...