Call for probe into ‘faulty boom gates’

Hastings MP Neale Burgess wants an “urgent investigation” into the failure of level crossing boom gates at Somerville. Mr Burgess says the boom gates at the Eramosa Rd crossing stayed down for hours,...

Medal win at the big event

PEARCEDALE man Bill Griffiths has been smiling ever since his son Sam’s equestrian success at the Rio Olympics. The international rider and member of the Australian eventing team won a team bronze me...

Saddlery behind riders’ uniform look

ALTHOUGH they were thousands of kilometres away in Somerville, Caroline and Peter Wagner rode the highs and lows along with members of Australia’s Olympic equestrian team at Rio. The couple’s busines...

Bid for private hangar abandoned

A MORNINGTON Peninsula council candidate has withdrawn an application for a planning scheme amendment that would allow planes to be on her property abutting Tyabb airfield. Lisa Dixon and her husband...