Awards for ‘backbones of community’

SOME of the peninsula’s longest-serving community volunteers have been recognised with Flinders Seniors Awards. The awards were started six years ago by Flinders MP Greg Hunt who told a gatheri...

Historic home returns to business

MCCRAE Homestead has reopened after a short hiatus following the resignation in August of part-time manager Sharon Bowen and nine of its 10 volunteers. The National Trust property in Beverley Rd, McC...

Clean Ocean leads national program

TO the casual observer at Dromana it may have looked like a group of people was having an enjoyable day at the beach. There were some tricky balancing acts on stand-up paddleboards and quickly arrang...

Hampers, toys help needy

SOUTHERN Peninsula Food for All is appealing for support for its Christmas appeal. The group has raised $4810, well below its $65,000 target. Last year, Food for All provided 516 Christmas hampers to...

Skylift annoyed over shire’s wall refusal

SKYLIFT head Simon McKeon has called on the shire council to develop a better process to deal with changes made during the building of the ride and its associated infrastructure including top and bot...

CFA on the front foot for summer

MAIN Ridge and Boneo will be the stage for a pre-summer CFA training exercise on Sunday 22 November. Joining CFA crews will be staff from the Department of Environment, Land, Water & Planning and...

Striking chords and hitting notes for cash

BUSKERS by the score will be on the streets of Rosebud this Saturday. Musicians and other entertainers have been invited onto the streets and outside Rosebud Plaza for the annual Buskfest. Spots were...

Pearcedale panthers escape capture

DISTRICT PEARCEDALE remains in equal top spot on the MPCA District ladder after getting out of jail against Seaford Tigers. The Panthers were defending an ordinary total of 128, however, did have the...

Sharks add some class

FOOTY NEWS SORRENTO has landed multiple Peninsula Team of the Year centre half forward Scott Lockwood. Lockwood was said to be on the move to an amateur club closer to the city but after a few chats ...

Hoppers in charge

SUB-DISTRICT DROMANA maintained its stranglehold on the MPCA Sub District competition with an effortless victory against Skye. After rain effected all matches in Sub District last weekend, all matche...