Seniors not sitting still

MT ELIZA resident Bob Greaves received a Council of the Ageing Senior Achiever Award at a ceremony at Government House last week. He was one of eight recipients of the award presented as during the 2...

Age no barrier for this music man

AT 90, Sidney Cartlidge deserves a well-earned rest and could be forgiven for hanging up his harmonica. But the music has not stopped for the sprightly nonagenarian, who still enjoys entertaining oth...

Parking woes lead to traffic chaos

PARENTS double and triple parking at Mt Eliza Primary School pick up and drop off times are still risking lives and creating traffic chaos, despite years of campaigning for safe parking practises. A ...

Mental health disorders on rise

PEOPLE living in Frankston and the Mornington Peninsula have higher levels of mental health disorders than the Victorian average, with health services struggling to cope with demand. Figures from the...

James Reyne & Band

James was a member of Australian Crawl for seven years, releasing four studio albums in five frenetic years in the ’80s. He’s been a solo artist for the past 28 years, releasing eight studio albums, ...

New foster care model trialled

MORNINGTON Peninsula and Frankston foster carers may soon have the opportunity to transform the way vulnerable children and young people are supported under a new model of foster care. Under the inte...

Burglars hit sporting clubs

A WAVE of night-time burglaries at small sporting and leisure clubs across the Mornington Peninsula has members on high alert. Detective Senior Sergeant Peter Drake, of Mornington Peninsula CIU, said...

Last chance for precious habitat

A FLYING mammal that lives on the Mornington Peninsula but is listed as “vulnerable” by the Department of Sustainability and Environment (DSE) could be the last hope of saving the former South East W...

Running up to bring the toll down

WHEN more than 2000 people gather at the foot of Arthurs Seat on Sunday 6 November, one group will stand out from the rest. They will be wearing the black and blue running shirts of the Nicholas Lync...

‘Tide of support’ for Dolphins

A STEERING group formed to help Frankston Football Club negotiate choppy financial waters says community support for the Dolphins’ continued existence is rising. Club record games holder Peter Geddes...