Somerville fire now “Watch & Act”

Watch and Act Issued For: Somerville Fire Origin: SOMERVILLE Incident Name: FRANKSTON-FLINDERS RD Issued: 23/02/16 4:34 PM This is a Watch and Act message issued by Country Fire Authority for Somervi...

Tips for farming in dry times

MOST of the 30 Mornington Peninsula property owners at a dry conditions workshop at Tyabb Hall, Thursday, run livestock on, with a few engaging in horticulture. The Port Phillip and Westernport Catch...

Westpac withdrawal from Somerville

WESTPAC Bank is closing its Centro Somerville branch on Friday 18 March. A spokeswoman said the seven-year-old branch was “amalgamating” with the branch at 70 High St, Hastings. She said three of the...

Storm-battered hall reopens

SOMERVILLE hall is again open almost one year since being severely damaged in a storm. The reopening of the Mechanic Institute hall earlier this month also marked 125 years since a hall was first bui...

Blues look wobbly after losses

SUB-DISTRICT THE MPCA Sub District ladder was put to rest last night after Frankston YCW staged a wonderful outright victory against Skye to lock in a place in the top four. Even more impressive was ...

Braves limping to the finals

DISTRICT BADEN Powell is in a world of pain in MPCA District cricket after losing its third match in a row on Saturday. After dominating the early part of the season, where they failed to lose a game...

Four is set in Provincial

PROVINCIAL THE top four is set in MPCA Provincial cricket after Baxter pulled off a superb outright victory against Moorooduc on Saturday. With just one round remaining in the home and away season, a...

A taste of the exotic

By ANDREA LOUISE THOMAS Each year Frankston is taken by storm as the city is immersed in the stories, music, sport, dance, food, film and arts of Latin American, Spanish and Portuguese cultures. The ...

Somerville train hits buggy driver

A very serious accident happened to a young man named Robert Potts, on Saturday morning at the level crossing at the Somerville railway station. It seems that he was driving a cart from the town ship...