Guardians in the surf for 50 years

GUNNAMATTA Surf Life Saving Club members celebrate 50 years of “saving lives and serving the community” this summer. The long stretch of beach they patrol at the southern end of Truemans Rd, Rosebud,...

Family back together after 65 years

THE Crichton family reunion being held at Boneo Cricket Ground, Sunday 1 November, will bring together the six children of pioneer landowner David Maynard Crichton who moved to the area after World W...

Year of the copperhead snake

FORGET the Chinese Year of the Sheep or Goat, in terms of snakes in the Mornington Peninsula, Frankston and southeast region, it’s the year of the copperhead snake. Peninsula licensed wildlife ...

Community order

THE skipper of a boat which accidentally backed over a passenger causing his death in December, 2013, has been placed on an 18-month community correction order, which includes performing 200 hours of...

Couples make move after fire ends a dream

THE razing of popular Sorrento restaurant and function venue The Baths has devastated wedding couples. But steps have been taken to minimise their loss with a list of alternative peninsula venues pos...

A 300-game highlight is a family affair

PLAYING in a cricket match with his father, two brothers and brother-in-law is a career highlight of Mornington Cricket Club 300-gamer Michael Voss. Padding up for his first game in the 1987/88 seaso...

Panthers step up to set early pace

DISTRICT RED HILL, Seaford, Pearcedale and Baden Powell hold the top four positions on the MPCA District ladder after just two rounds. Pearcedale could be considered the surprise packet of the quarte...

Baxter rocket up to fourth

PROVINCIAL BAXTER rocketed from the bottom of the MPCA Provincial ladder to the top four on Saturday after a demolition on Rye that resulted in an outright win. After scoring a very modest 205 with j...

Hoppers on top

SUB-DISTRICT DROMANA is in a very unfamiliar position after two rounds of the MPCA Sub District season – on top of the ladder. The Hoppers made light work of Hastings on Saturday, rolling the visitin...

The Basics: This could be the last time

GOTYE has gone back to The Basics and the band is dropping in on Mornington as part of their national tour in support of their latest The Age of Entitlement album. Guitarist Tim Heath says The Basics...