Rock n roll Festival in Rosebud

With Rosebud’s long history as a great place to enjoy summer beach holidays, what better place to revive the fun filled 50’s & 60’s lifestyle? This new festival, Foreshore RockFest, will run over...

Reputable picture show coming to town

FRANKSTON, Mornington etc, have been visited by numerous picture shows, some good, others bad and indifferent. Controlled by amateurs who purchased a machine, tried a few films and inflicted themselv...

Speed trial’s quick start and finish

NEW 80kph speed signs went up on Mornington-Tyabb Rd between Peninsula Link and Coolart Rd, Friday 11 November. But, just as quickly, they were taken down again after it was discovered an over-zealou...

Pay fears prompt union’s farm raid

A UNION raid on a large Boneo vegetable farm on Tuesday was prompted by fears that workers at the site were not receiving their legal minimum entitlements. The National Union of Workers – acting unde...

Cost crushes cliff walk for The Pillars divers

RESIDENTS’ plans for a walkway along the cliff-face linking the increasingly popular The Pillars diving rocks with South Beach, Mt Martha, may be scuttled because of impracticalities and high costs. ...

Soccer star wants his medals back

SCOTTISH soccer star Stuart Munro is appealing for the return of medals he won during a distinguished playing career in the UK. The Mt Eliza resident’s home was burgled recently and medals awarded to...

Four-month delay on costs

THE full extent of Mornington Peninsula Shire councillors’ expenses during their 2012-16 term has finally been officially disclosed after months of stalling. The shire’s 11 former councillors, includ...

Making the beach ‘friendly’ for all

PULLING up at a foreshore car park and walking across the beach to the water’s edge is as natural as putting up a beach umbrella and spreading out a towel. But try enjoying those simple pleasures if ...

RSPCA pursues possum cruelty ‘investigation’

THE RSPCA is still investigating a case of animal cruelty involving a possum caught in a steel-jawed trap at Rye. As reported by The News on 26 September the animal welfare organisation had launched ...

Cricket charity helps kids wield willow worldwide

A BLAIRGOWRIE cricket player has given a lot back to the game he loves. But now Luke Serong is preparing to bid farewell to his charity Cricket4Kids, which has donated tonnes of second-hand cricket e...