Red Hill outwork disappointing Hastings side

HASTINGS FNC – By Phil Stone, club president SATURDAY was a big day for the club. Coming of a terrific result against Somerville the boys had it all at there feet and what was a great opportuni...

Giving ‘life’ to dead animals

IT’S unusual to associate young boys with taxidermy, but don’t tell Xavier Noonan. The Grade 6 Tyabb Primary School pupil is so enthused by his craft that he’s decorated the walls of his parents’ hou...

Line shutdown ‘pain’ on way

FRANKSTON line commuters face short-term travel pain for long-term gain with sections of the railway tracks set to be closed for weeks on end while level crossings are removed. Eleven level crossings...

Workers refuse to shift

ABOUT 50 Esso workers at the company’s Hastings plant at Long Island Point are taking industrial action in opposition to longer shifts, roster changes, and staff cuts. The workers are covered by an e...

Land buy fuels port activity

LAND bought for a fuel storage and distribution depot is the first step towards the realisation of state government plans for the Port of Hastings to be increasingly used as a “bulk” port. An eight h...