Fatal crash at Somerville

Emergency services have spent the evening at the scene of a crash which claimed a woman’s life in Somerville. Investigators have been told a car was travelling on Western Port Highway when the driver...

Humans, the object of Husser’s art

FRENCH artist Michael Husser has left his mark on Rye’s arts and culture precinct. His two striking murals are among the works to be spawned from Mornington Peninsula Shire’s Arts and Culture precinc...

There was no slip up – VCAT

THE state planning tribunal did not make an “accidental slip” in its Arthurs Seat gondola permit conditions, as claimed by the Save Our Seat protest group, and no correction will be made, the tribuna...

Pub only for sale not business, manager

COLONIAL Leisure Group is selling the Portsea Hotel building and land not the business, says the group’s national operations manager Grady Patching. Mr Patching was responding to the report in last w...

School plan that can save lives

AN appeal has been launched to build a centre that can save and turn lives around for troubled young people on the southern peninsula. Land has been set aside for a Wellness Pavilion at Rosebud Secon...

Hillview seeks new quarry

HILLVIEW Quarries says it wants to reopen the old Pioneer quarry in Boundary Rd, Dromana, claiming it is running out of rock at its existing pit, which was started less than two years ago. Hillview C...

Karate kids shine at nationals

ON the weekend of the 7 -9 of August the Australian Karate Federation held their National Championships in Adelaide. The Victorian team consisted of karate athletes from all over the state ranging in...

Kangas win for Artico

PENINSULA LEAGUE LANGWARRIN denied Karingal its one and only win for the season on Saturday after coming from six goals down early in the match. In coach Gavin Artico’s last game at the helm, the Kan...

Eagles just manage to hold on

NEPEAN LEAGUE SOMERVILLE will play Rosebud in the second semi-final next Saturday at Rye’s RJ Rowley Reserve after holding off a late charge from Sorrento in the Nepean Division qualifying final. Lea...

Wounded soldiers visit local school

THE picture raffled by Mrs Brunning in aid of the Red Cross Fund was won by Miss Eileen Simcock, the winning number being 16. *** MR McCormack wishes to acknowledge the receipt of 10s from Mrs J. Hog...