Five Rye teams bowl up to finals

RYE Bowls Club has had another successful Pennant season with five of its six sides making the finals series of Saturday Pennant and the sixth one just missing out by finishing fifth. The fours and t...

New role for Rosie Batty

FORMER Australian of the Year Rosie Batty will lead a new Victim Survivors’ Advisory Council as part of a state government plan to implement all recommendations of a Royal Commission into Family Viol...

The original Skipping Girl now in Sorrento

FOR eight decades the neon Skipping Girl Vinegar sign has delighted children and adults as it lights up the streets of inner city Melbourne, at Abbotsford. The girl known as Little Audrey – the...

Bigger plans for shire’s ‘super’ ward

MORNINGTON Peninsula Shire’s Red Hill ward may encompass more than half the municipality, if proposals put forward by the Victorian Electoral Commission are adopted. The VEC’s review of ward boundari...

Bay crossing goes overboard for entertainment

PASSENGERS on the final ferry for the day on Tuesday were entertained by a pod of dolphins swimming alongside the vessel and leaping from its bow waves. Researchers believe the dolphins’ “bow riding”...

Tigers stamp their mark on Nepean

NEPEAN LEAGUE THERE was an emergence of another major player in the MPNFL 2016 Nepean Division on Easter Saturday. Dromana may have gone through a lean period in the past couple of seasons following ...

Easter football a big winner

WHILE the AFL continues to debate whether to play Good Friday football or not, local football is thriving after the huge success over the Easter weekend. On Good Friday and Easter Saturday the local ...

Pines give Seaford a thrashing

PENINSULA LEAGUE PINES made a big statement on Easter Saturday that it is ready to take another step in Peninsula Division after dishing out an old fashioned hiding to old foe Seaford. The Pines book...

Soldier thrives after heart surgery

SURGICAL circles in Great Britain unstintedly attribute to Major Scot Skirving, of Sydney, the performance of a remarkable and successful operation at Millbank Military Hospital.  The Major extracted...

New show to keep an eye on the peninsula

RPP FM local radio have announced the launch of a new current affairs radio program on Tuesday, 29 March 2016 at 12noon. The half hour program, called Eye on the Peninsula will be presented by Piers ...