Disappointment for Gallipoli boys

ENTRIES for the Somerville Fruit Show close on Saturday next, 11th March. The schedules of prizes and all particulars may be obtained from Mr S. S. Gault, at his office, Somerville. *** REV G. A. Kit...

Quiet start, noisy finale

Blairgowrie Yacht Club Monday 22 February – the year’s first community meeting. A capacity house, which got its fill of healthy food and news of progress in the shire, especially works completed and ...

Sand sculpting grant questioned

FUNDING for an enclosed structure to house the sand sculptures exhibition at Frankston’s waterfront all year round has faced criticism as “a waste of money”. Dunkley Liberal MP Bruce Billson last wee...

Runaway bus leaves trail of destruction

A BUS being repaired on the side of Humphries Rd, Mt Eliza, rolled backwards, crashing through fences and into properties when the brakes failed, early evening, Friday 19 February. A mechanic tried t...

Liberals choose their man for Dunkley

KINGSTON councillor Paul Peulich and former Carrum MP Donna Bauer have missed out on Liberal preselection for the seat of Dunkley at this year’s federal election. Chris Crewther, former CEO of the Mi...

Life skills to be taught in twos

Up to 20 pupils and 25 teachers at Mornington Park Primary School will soon be sitting alongside each other in class being taught the same course. The school is the only primary in Victoria chosen fo...

Governments clash over health

A WAR of words about money has broken out between the federal and state government over funding for Frankston and Mornington Peninsula health services. State Labor Health Minister Jill Hennessy has a...

Adding up councillor costs

MORNINGTON Peninsula Shire officers have been ordered to compile up to date figures on how much councillors have spent on conferences and seminars. The statistics dating back four years are to be del...

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...