Hazards aplenty when parrots fly strait

IT might be a relatively narrow stretch of water, but Bass Strait is a major factor in the survival chances for the critically endangered yellow-bellied parrot. With the number of birds in the wild e...

Spring has sprung and the fish are biting

FISHING By Paul Pingiaro WELL it’s fair to say Melbourne’s spring weather has been very typical. Four season in one day seems to be the norm at the moment, however when the weather gods shine the fis...

School’s century celebration

CRIB Point is celebrating the 100th birthday of the original school building with a free Family Fun Day, 10am-2pm, Sunday 16 October. Former teachers of the Park Rd school will be returning to remini...

Snakes spring into action

THE weather’s warming up and snakes are waking up. Just as warmer, sunny days send a signal that it’s fine for outdoor recreation the same applies for snakes, who see it as time to “get some sun, loo...

Navy opens gates

HMAS Cerberus will hold an open day, Sunday 23 October, to mark the end of Navy Week. Those attending can bring a picnic, buy lunch from one of the food stalls, including an army field kitchen. Activ...

Over 60s padding up, ready to go

PENINSULA Over 60 cricketers are padding up for the season opener next month with three new teams bringing the competition total to 22. Peninsula players come from Frankston and all over the Morningt...

Multi-vehicle crash jams freeway

THE driver and passenger of a van needed hospital treatment after being hit from behind by a large truck on Peninsula Link, 8.45am, Saturday. The force of the impact stove in the front of the truck w...

Ram raid

TWO four-wheel-drives were used in a ram-raid attack on Peninsula Homemaker Centre, early Saturday 24 September, and a large amount of cash stolen. Possibly four men used a stolen Nissan Patrol to tr...

Man remanded for burglary, assault

A 47-year-old Crib Point man has been arrested and charged following an alleged aggravated burglary at a house in Verdun Court, Crib Point, Saturday 17 September. Detective Senior Sergeant Miro Majst...

Land sale ‘impacts’ wildlife

ENVIRONMENTALIST Steve Karakitsos says the sale of the Melbourne Business School in Mt Eliza will worsen the area’s dwindling natural environment and lead to species loss. President of the South East...