Tigers cause major upset

NEPEAN LEAGUE DROMANA caused the upset of the season on Saturday in Nepean League, leading all afternoon to beat Rye by 11 points. At one stage in the third quarter, the Tigers led by as much as 51 p...

Stonecats flex their muscles

PENINSULA LEAGUE FRANKSTON YCW flexed its muscles on Saturday in the Peninsula League match of the round, thumping Edithvale-Aspendale by almost 100 points. The Eagles came into the game having won f...

Patriotic fund reaches record total

THE seventh list of contributions to the Frankston Patriotic Fund is published in another column. It has now reached the respectable total of £268 7s. This amount is quite independent and apart from ...

Wine, green bowl and cherry tree for Irish 800th

MISSION accomplished. Dedicated readers of this journal may recall Cr Graham Pittock being invited to visit Dromana House, Ireland, to help celebrate the 800th anniversary of the FitzGerald family’s ...

One-legged snooker champ left his mark

SORRENTO Portsea RSL Club had its snooker table re-covered last month and a little piece of Australian snooker history was revealed in the process. When Sean Partridge of Complete Billiards was remov...

Police appeal over girl’s ‘disappearance’

ROSEBUD police are investigating a Rye school girl’s “missing couple of hours” on Monday last week. The girl, 13, got off the Flinders Christian Community College bus at 3.40pm at the corner of Cain ...

Resort tenders called as legal challenge fades

THE RACV has wasted little time getting into gear to start its $135 million resort at Cape Schanck. The possibility of a legal challenge of Mornington Peninsula Shire Council’s approval now appears u...

Bringing back the horror of Pol Pot

A FILM co-produced by Rosebud resident Gaye Miller and screening at the Southern Peninsula Arts Centre next week will be a reality check for some viewers. Camp 32 is a documentary about six-year-old ...

Blasting likely for Skylift build

BLASTING may be required on Arthurs Seat to build foundations for the towers and cables that will carry Skylift’s gondolas. Helicopters will lift the towers into position, according to a Mornington P...

Hands cut out for donations

RYE Primary School pupil Savannah LeeFangmeier, 11, has a passion for life: so much so that she worked hard all holidays cutting out holding-hand figures for pupils to decorate as part of a Donate Li...