Accolades for top ‘hobby’

JO Peterson’s “hobby” makes her a popular point of call  for followers of fashion at this time of year. The Spring Racing Carnival and Royal Melbourne Show are the peaks of her times to shine. The To...

Light and sound show at flick of an app

ACTION, camera, lights and sound. The sequence might sound out of order, but it all adds up to security when applied to a new light developed by a Braeside company. Sengled The light has an inbuilt d...

This beach boy’s still making waves at 80

TUTANEKAI “Tui” Wordley should be an inspiration to every surfer. Not because of the size of the waves he rides or the latest overseas trip he’s made, but because, at 80, he’s still out there, ...

Dolphins season over before start

THE door to Frankston Football Club’s long-term future may be ajar – but the club formed in 1887 will not be permitted to field a team next season. ALF Victoria said on Friday it had formally termina...

Councillor’s parting shot for boundary change

THE southern peninsula linking with Queenscliff, and parts of the northern peninsula becoming part of Frankston are two left-field suggestions were made by retiring councillor Tim Rodgers. The former...

Organic aims lure couple back to the field

JUST over six years ago Peter Carlyon and his wife Robin had a vision to get back to the basics of farming and grow high-quality, chemical-free produce for the local market on the Mornington Peninsul...

Police urge identity block

POLICE are calling on people to report stolen mobile phones to their telecommunications provider and ensure the phone’s International Mobile Equipment Identity (IMEI) is blocked. Almost 13,700 mobile...

Shire’s quick reaction to signs of complaint

MORNINGTON Peninsula Shire acted quickly to remove electoral signs on Wednesday after being swamped by complaints about illegally-erected advertising. In an email to candidates last Monday, the counc...

Marathon girl’s moving target

WHEN Mt Eliza student Zoe Craig, right, decided to try to raise $500 for mental health programs by signing up for the Melbourne Half Marathon on October 26, she hadn’t planned on reaching her limit s...

Tough new laws yet to show in crime figures

CRIME in Frankston and Mornington Peninsula is on the rise, with sex crimes, burglary and drug-related offences all increasing in the past 12 months. Overall crime in Frankston has risen 12.5 per cen...