Hills give themselves a shot

DISTRICT WITH its 2015-16 season hinging on a win, Heatherhill is in a sensational position against the top of the table and seemingly untouchable Red Hill. With MPCA District games all over the peni...

Brittain on fire for Baxter

PROVINCIAL MORNINGTON Peninsula Cricket Association Provincial star Chris Brittain hit his second century in as many innings as he helped Baxter to victory on the first day of its clash against Mooro...

RÜFÜS – BLOOM

By BILLY DIXON “IN the first few years we were playing, getting to play a show at the Oxford Art Factory in Sydney was a dream… when you actually get to a milestone like that, you’re pinching each ot...

Farmers to refrain from burnoffs

THE Presbyterian services throughout the district will be conducted on Sunday next by Mr A. M’Allan as here advertised. Mr McDonald, who was called away from his examination to attend the funeral of ...

Major results by reducing mynas

ANY species that can beat the cane toad and feral cat to the title of “Worst Pest in Australia” for their deleterious impact on native species deserves to be taken seriously. Indian mynas appear to w...

Switching chairs and voting for something concrete

THE first thing the alert observer noticed at the Monday 8 February meeting of Mornington Peninsula Shire Council was the changed seating arrangements for councillors. David Gibb was not sitting besi...

Garage sale of special significance

MT ELIZA girl Lily Ford’s garage sale raised $275 for an orphanage in Nepal last week. Out went games, books, clothes, toys and furniture – and all sorts of knick-knacks that bargain hunters find so ...

Speakers explore arts, history

LARS Tharp, a presenter on the BBC’s Antiques Roadshow program, is the first speaker for the year of the Australian Decorative and Fine Arts Society, Mornington Peninsula branch. The ceramics and ori...

Booked at The Pillars

POLICE issued 100 parking fines to drivers of cars parked illegally near The Pillars, Mt Martha, on Saturday 6 February. Mornington Peninsula Shire local laws officers were also booking cars, althoug...

Best Minister award for Hunt’s carbon cuts

FLINDERS MP Greg Hunt has been named Best Minister in the World for his role, as Australia’s Environment Minister, in reducing carbon emissions by 93 million tonnes. The award was announced and prese...