Federal $6m for threatened species

GOOD news for the endangered hooded plover and other species last week with environment minister and Flinders MP Greg Hunt announcing a five-year threatened species strategy that will see $6.6 millio...

Award recognises artist’s work

INDIGENOUS artist Bob Kelly, of Rye, was named Artist of the Year at the annual NAIDOC Ball at Mornington Racecourse on Friday 3 July. The event heralded the start of NAIDOC Week, a major happening o...

Green light for RACV resort

THE shire council approved the controversial $135 million RACV resort expansion at Cape Schanck at its meeting on Monday night last week in front of a packed and sometimes unruly gallery dominated by...

Half way wrap for Nepean and Peninsula leagues

NEPEAN LEAGUE With just six rounds before the end of the MPNFL Nepean Division season, former Devon Meadows coach and radio RPP commentator Brent Clinnick assesses the chances of the six sides still ...

Eagles swoop on Pythons to stay in flag race

PENINSULA LEAGUE EDITHVALE-ASPENDALE proved that it cannot be discounted in the race for the Peninsula League premiership after thrashing Pines by 72 points in Saturday. The Eagles were relentless fr...

Hillmen out of top bracket

NEPEAN LEAGUE RED Hill has been knocked out of the top five after going down to Rye on Saturday. The Hillmen were blown away in the third quarter by a much-improved Rye outfit and were never able to ...

Homeless nightmare

HOMELESSNESS is a growing concern across Frankston and the Mornington Peninsula. SalvoCare records show there were 2,200 “unique clients” seeking emergency housing in Frankston in 2012-13 and 600 “re...

Taking Taffy for a stroll

IT’S doctor’s orders, really, that bring Taffy out onto the street on a regular basis. The 10-year-old small horse had a hoof complaint and, when being looked at by the vet, was also judged to be a b...

United against family violence

THE Luke Batty Foundation and Mornington Freemasons are joining forces to combat family violence. Lodge Master Edy Wilfling said the Freemasons had been supporting community groups on the peninsula f...

Brass band trombone player killed in action

MR S. S. Price, dentist, will visit Frankston this week end, July 25th. *** AT the last meeting of the Frankston Fire Brigade, it was resolved to donate £5 towards the Country Fire Brigade Ambulance ...