Youth takes lead on environment

MORE THAN 260 students from schools around Mornington Peninsula had a say on solutions for global challenges during an environmental youth leadership program last week at Point Nepean National Park. ...

The Heart beats strong at Rosebud

By Barry Irving WINNING their final game for the season on last Saturday week ended a perfect season for Rosebud Heart. The Heart’s 18 wins from 18 games made it only the third team in football feder...

In the swim to support Susie

MORNINGTON Peninsula residents are being asked to support an aqua aerobics fundraiser for a Tyabb mother with multiple sclerosis. Twelve years ago Susan Abbey was diagnosed with the neuro-degenerativ...

Images of the peninsula’s ‘people’

PHOTOGRAPHER Daryl Gordon has an image for the future. Actually, he has many images for the future. Fascinated by the photography since he was eight, the Balnarring father of three regards all of his...

Pokies behind Dolphins crisis

POKIES bankrupted the Frankston Football Club. The Dolphins went into voluntary administration late last month as the club struggled under large debts and the administrators called in by the club hav...

Four years of dark days and achievements

IT HAS been the ultimate privilege being a councillor serving the Mornington Peninsula Shire over the past four years. I’ve learned so much about public causes and communities, met some truly i...

Woolworths targeted

POLICE are looking for a brazen thief who stole a car, cash and personal items after ransacking the bags of staff at Woolworths’ stores in Frankston, Mornington and Mornington East last week. The man...

Horse rescue a specialist skill

A MORNINGTON Peninsula horse group is hoping to raise enough money through a training workshop to provide rescue workers with specialised knowledge and more equipment to deal with large animal rescue...

Booze ban at popular Pillars

AN alcohol ban being brought in to control “inappropriate behaviours” at the Pillars cliff swimming area at Mt Martha will extend several blocks inland, effectively making it illegal for anyone to ha...

Council backs spending rise

AFTER three meetings and sometimes bitter debate, Mornington Peninsula Shire councillors have finally adopted a new expenses policy. Basically, the policy gives councillors the right to spend up to $...