Fame: squash hails its long-time hero

A MAN whose name is synonymous with squash, not just on the Mornington Peninsula but across the southern suburbs, has been inducted into the Squash and Racquetball Hall of Fame. For almost 40 years A...

Housing plans ease parents’ peace of mind

YEARS of fundraising and advocacy by ageing parents of children with disabilities and their supporters has paid off with the promise of a secure future. The parents, who fear for the care of their ad...

Artist finds herself in Archibald subject

ROSEBUD artist Fiona Bilbrough doesn’t always find, or need, to have a strong bond with her subjects. But Rosie Batty was an exception. After their first contact where Bilbrough sought the anti-domes...

Menu change proves healthy, profitable choice

CELEBRITY chef Jamie Oliver would be proud of Kunyung Primary School’s canteen menu, thanks to a team of parents and strong school support, says “open minded” manager Mandy Biggins. “The canteen for ...

Gun in rob attempt

TWO men and a woman allegedly attempted to steal a car in Andrews Place, Mornington, and, when challenged, one man pulled out a gun at 8.30am Wednesday 8 June. Acting Senior Sergeant Peter Drake said...

Rocks thrown through windows

A MAN threw rocks through 10 windows in Mt Eliza and Mornington in the early hours of Wednesday 8 June. Acting Senior Sergeant Peter Drake, of Mornington Peninsula CIU, said witnesses saw a man damag...

Judges reserve praise for winning wines

THE judges presented 21 trophies to wineries from the Mornington Peninsula, Yarra Valley, South Australia, Tasmania, New Zealand and even Italy at last week’s International Cool Climate Wine Show at ...

Price tag and art gathers attention

A MORNINGTON Peninsula artist has an ambitious plan to sell his three metre by two metre canvas for $1.6 million. Philippe de Kraan says his online “offer” is receiving attention around the globe. Th...

Airport shuttle’s new owner

THE state government may be facing anti-sky rail protests but it is happy to welcome a SkyBus to Frankston. SkyBus has taken over the Frankston and Mornington Peninsula to Melbourne Airport shuttle r...