Holes being bored along railway line

WORK is being done along the Frankston line to prepare for the removal of eight level crossings between Cheltenham and Frankston. Geotechnical investigations will be conducted until the end of the ye...

Community garden thrives thanks to helpers

DROMANA Community Garden attributes part of its growth and health to financial support of service groups and Mornington Peninsula Shire. Lions Red Hill donated $1000 to buy water tanks, and Morningto...

Girls walk for good cause

A GROUP of friends from Frankston and the Mornington Peninsula are discovering the beauty and serenity of some of the Mornington Peninsula’s best-kept secrets while they train for the upcoming Wild W...

Using rubbish to spread clean-up message

A RYE woman has won the Dame Phyllis Frost Award for her project The One Tonne Challenge, which focuses on “giving back to the ocean by encouraging people to pick up rubbish at our beaches”. Josie Jo...

A crusade against the body blues

IT is a stark statistic; 91 per cent of all women hate their bodies. That was the finding of Taryn Brumfitt who interviewed more than 5000 women on the subject while making her landmark film on body ...

Award for seniors’ travel group

A VOLUNTEER transport service which goes out of its way to get seniors out and about on the Mornington Peninsula has won an Age-Friendly Victoria award. Peninsula Transport Assist president Neil Toyn...

On the trail for art

ART lovers or anyone looking for a unique Christmas gift can enjoy two consecutive weekends of creative expression when 18 artists showcase their work for the Peninsula Studio Trail. About 20 artists...

Officer’s 40 years on beat celebrated

VICTORIA’S longest serving police officers were honoured at a special morning tea at Parliament House last week. Police Minister Lisa Neville and Chief Commissioner Graham Ashton hosted the event in ...

Crowd controls coming to the Pillars

FENCES, trimming trees and erecting new warning signs are seen as the solution to crowd control at the Pillars diving and swimming spot on the cliffs at Mt Martha. Mornington Peninsula Shire has team...

New councillors lose support

NEW councillors elected to Mornington Peninsula Shire council will have half the support staff available to their predecessors. Council CEO Carl Cowie told councillors last week, just before council ...