Cruise bounty yet to be collected

A MORNINGTON market stallholder says the town is missing out on the full potential from visiting cruise ships and possibly helping to turn the boats back. Pam Burrows, of Mt Eliza, who sells Australi...

Council backflip over tip future

A COUNCIL decision to retain Rye tip has been overturned after a searching and sometimes spiteful debate at the year’s first public meeting of Mornington Peninsula councillors. At the height of the d...

Women on patrol for safe Valentine’s Day

AN all-female patrol on Valentine’s Day, Sunday 14 February will – for the first time – protect swimmers at Gunnamatta surf beach. The “Pink Patrol” – part of the celebrations for the lifesaving club...

Knockout blow

A RYE man was assaulted as he walked home along Government Rd, Rye, 11.35pm, Tuesday. The 65-year-old had been celebrating Australia Day at his daughter’s house and at Rye RSL. He told police a white...

Police change tack with caravan probe

POLICE are investigating the possibility that two men who allegedly dumped a caravan at Arthur’s Seat did not set it alight. Sergeant John Coburn, of Somerville police complex, said “another party” m...

Hot battles in Sub-District

SUB-DISTRICT THERE are three tremendous battles going on in MPCA Sub-District cricket in round nine and all eyes will be on their results at 6pm this Saturday. Sixth-placed Frankston YCW is playing h...

Top of the table clash in balance

DISTRICT THE match we have all been waiting to see in District cricket, top of the ladder Red Hill versus second placed Baden Powell, is shaping-up to be a nail biter. In what many believe is the pre...

Intensity lifting in Provincial

PROVINCIAL WITH just three rounds remaining in MPCA Provincial cricket before finals, the intensity of round nine has seen some serious game changers after the first day’s play. There is still a mad ...

The Electric Church

By TERRI LEE FATOUROS THINK your rock might be lacking gutsy grunge blues, or your passion for it withering? Then atone, my friends, and get yourself down to soul repenting, mystical “shakin & ro...

Farewell to the last sturdy pioneer

THE Chinese Association intend holding their annual picnic in the Frankston Park, today. *** MESSRS Alex Scott and Co will hold their monthly sale at Tanti, on Monday next, when a good yarding of sto...