Protesters call to end cat kill

ANIMAL advocates are protesting against the number of cats being killed after being held at Mornington Peninsula Shire’s Community Animal Shelter. Around 25 people from across Melbourne attended the ...

New avenue honours war dead

MORNINGTON Secondary College students played an active role in establishing a new World War I avenue of honour. One Friday they hosted the Governor-General Sir Peter Cosgrove, Lady Cosgrove and Easte...

Fire prevention

PARKS Victoria is conducting its annual summer fuel reduction program to maintain fuel breaks and fire access tracks, slash grass and remove weeds on public land. Prevention work is being done in 16 ...

Closed doors spur advocate for change

THIRTY years ago, when Graeme Innes finished university with a law degree and aspirations of a career where he could make a difference, he found a very different reality. Doors closed, employers baul...

A young life being lived to the full on court

BASKETBALL By Jarrod Potter WHEN your first word is “ball”, a life on court is probably in the making. Tom Bahen, 14, a Western Port junior, has been basketball-crazy his whole life. There’s no other...

Blues set up outright win

SUB-DISTRICT HASTINGS will be keen to pick up an outright win on the second day of its match against Carrum Downs in MPCA Sub District cricket. The Blues bowled out the Cougars for just 62 runs in 27...

The Hillmen bounce back

DISTRICT RED Hill bounced back on the first day of its round five match against at Red Hill Reserve. The Hillmen were less than average against Mt Martha in the last round, giving up top spot on the ...

Kangas in the box seat

PROVINCIAL LANGWARRIN is in the box seat to win its match against Moorooduc in round five of MPCA Provincial cricket after having yet another good day in the field. The Kangaroos fielding and bowling...

Private Leonard Wilding killed in France

WORD has been received that Private Leonard Wilding was killed in action in France, on the 26th of October last. Pte. Wilding was well known in this district, having carried on the business of estate...

Police search for missing woman Madeline Baxter

Police are appealing for public assistance to help locate missing woman Madeline Baxter. Madeline was last seen on Jetty Road in Rosebud on 21 November and has not been seen since. Police have concer...