Actively attending school

BENTON Junior College pupils were active on National Ride 2 School Day last week. There was plenty of action as 234 pupils rode, 156 skated or scooted, 219 walked, three took public transport and 136...

Rubbish pile grows, departments dither

RUBBISH dumped outside a public housing unit block in Mary St, Mornington, has been piling up since November attracting vermin and becoming a fire risk. A Mornington Peninsula Shire ranger reported t...

Survey seeks answers to ‘life’ on peninsula

A COMMUNITY group has launched an ambitious plan to find out what residents and ratepayers want for the future of the Mornington Peninsula. The results of an online survey to be conducted by Peninsul...

Quest for title that’s out of this world

SARAH Wooding is representing Mornington in the Miss Teen Galaxy Australia contest – and she is the only Victorian representative chasing the title. The Mornington Secondary College year 10 student, ...

International view from cultural links

STUDENTS at Balcombe Grammar School will gain an international perspective when they host an Australia-Indonesia Muslim exchange program on Wednesday (9 March) and 13 April. The visit by some of Indo...

Grannies tackle MPs over refugees

A FEDERAL election is looming later this year and Flinders MP Greg Hunt is being pressured by a group of grandmothers upset over the continued detention of refugee children. The 25 members of Grandmo...

Blaze no barrier to celebrations

IT HAS been two years since fire destroyed the cafe at Heronswood in Dromana, but owners Clive and Penny Blazey and their team, are back in full swing with the first festival of the year this week. T...

Fly a kite and talk about Rosebud’s destiny

DESTINATION Rosebud will be the topic of discussion at the Rosebud Kite Festival, Sunday 13 March. The project is aimed at invigorating the township by bringing in investment, jobs and opportunities ...

Trade mark launch for Mornington Peninsula Produce

MORNINGTON Peninsula-grown produce has a new identity with the launch of the Mornington Peninsula Produce food provenance brand. The certified trade mark, developed by Mornington Peninsula Shire and ...

Awaiting the call on Carrington revamp

SUBMISSIONS for and against redevelopment of the old Carrington Park Club in Rosebud closed Friday. Mornington Peninsula Shire will assess whether the proposal should be passed to an expert panel for...