Time to test top tucker for tykes

IT’S food, glorious food as the judging of finalists in Mornington Peninsula Shire’s food awards program Best Bites starts. The category for best school and childcare centre canteen is po...

New pavilion a win for sports clubs

MORNINGTON Peninsula Shire mayor Graham Pittock and Cr Lynn Bowden were joined by members of Somerville junior football and Somerville cricket clubs at the opening of the new Fruitgrowers Pavilion in...

Estuary closed to avoid a stink

ROTTEN egg gas – or sulphur dioxide – is described as being the by-product of an “environmental tragedy” occurring along Western Port beaches, especially at Balnarring and Somers’. Merricks Creek and...

Public displays of hope and change

TWO public demonstrations are being held at Hastings this week. On Wednesday – White Ribbon Day – a march will be held as part of the national campaign to stop violence by men against women. The orga...

Strict fire controls apply

THIS season’s official fire danger period for Frankston, Mornington Peninsula and French and Phillip islands starts next Monday, 30 November. CFA South East Region assistant chief officer Trevor Owen...