Golf course managers win national award

CENTENARY Park Public Golf Course manager D&S Golf was recently awarded the inaugural On Course Golf National Franchise of the Year. It was presented to D&S Golf at the On Course National Con...

Mrs Bray of Frankston dies suddenly

IT is our painful duty to record still another death in the person of Mrs Bray, wife of Mr H Bray, Frankston. Mrs Bray who was in her usual health on Sunday, took suddenly ill and died the same eveni...

Dolphins saved from debts demise

FRANKSTON Dolphins Football Club will fight on and hope to be readmitted into the VFL in 2018 after creditors voted to accept partial payment for outstanding debts. Worrells, the administrators of th...

Author gets it off his chest for posterity

IT’S not that unusual to develop a cough after spending weeks either in air conditioned rooms and cars or outside on 40 degree days. On his first back in England after three weeks in the Middle East ...

Children and hot cars don’t go together

WHO would leave a child alone in a car on a hot day? No-one would be silly enough do that, would they? Sadly, quite a few people do – and this time of year the warmer weather makes incidents even mor...

Cancer care a specialist role

FRANKSTON nurse Jenny Macindoe has one of the most difficult jobs in healthcare – that of working exclusively with people with an incurable illness. Ms Macindoe, a specialist metastatic McGrath Found...

Bid to settle sediment problem

AFTER three years of negotiations, the environment group BERG Mt Martha has persuaded Mornington Peninsula Shire to spend $100,000 to reduce sediment entering Balcombe Estuary. BERG Mt Martha preside...

Craigie Beach rocks

CRAIGIE beach at Mt Martha remains closed during the day while extra rocks are brought in to protect the 50-year-old seawall. A similar rock revetment is already in place at the northern end of the s...

Give Jess a chance

IN her short but inspirational life, 23-year-old Jess Van Zeil has not asked very much of others. The high-achieving Frankston South resident, who grew up in Mt Eliza and worked in Mornington, is now...

Muscle men help hospital

IMAGES of muscular, well-toned men might be easy on the eye, but they are also raising money for the Monash Children’s Hospital thanks to Mornington mum Caroline Donovan. Ms Donovan is the organiser ...