Tale from the ghetto wins challenge for Rosebud

ROSEBUD Secondary College has won this year’s Wakakirri Challenge for Secondary School Story of the Year. There were 247 entries in the event which has categories for primary and secondary schools. R...

Power cut

THE state government is offering “a new tool” to help users save money on their power bills, following the release of figures showing that nine out of 10 Victorians are paying too much for electricit...

Blue Dog Night raises spirits and money

AN event to raise awareness and reduce the stigma of mental illness will be held Saturday 7 November, at Southern Peninsula Arts Centre. Blue Dog Night will kick off with a barbecue at 6pm and show a...

Skye’s not the limit for Buds

SUB-DISTRICT Rosebud will head into day two of its match against Skye in a commanding position after belting 9/316 in 76 overs on Saturday. A superb 108 from young keeper Kane Donald set up the massi...

Miller lifts the Hills

DISTRICT IT’S been a long time since Heatherhill has dominated a day of cricket but it certainly did that on day one of their MPCA District clash against Flinders. The domination came on the back of ...

Islanders in command

PROVINCIAL LONG Island has placed itself in a commanding position against Pines in MPCA Provincial cricket after scoring 9/263 on day one of the match. Despite a shaky start that saw the home team 3/...

Braithwaite rocks the Chelsea Heights

Daryl Braithwaite and band will be performing at the Chelsea Heights Hotel on November 2. Braithwaite, the former Countdown King of Pop is looking forward to returning to the Chelsea Heights, where t...

Six year old girl dies after train fall

PRIVATE A. McArthur, of Mornington, is reported wounded. *** ON account of the ordinary train being cancelled on Saturday, the mails will arrive at 5.14, and be delivered up to 6 pm at the local post...

Kitchen heats up as election approaches

THE seemingly long wait over, it was all eager anticipation on 14 October at the first Mornington Peninsula Shire Council meeting in almost a month – at least for the eager ratepayers who filed into ...

The men who remade the news

THE Melbourne Press Club last week commemorated the death of Graham Perkin, one of Australia’s great journalists, 40 years ago. He was vitally alive in that room for the many who worked with him, and...