Hastings Gift hits the ground running

ATHLETES from across the country descended upon the Thomas Barclay Oval, Hastings in hopes of claiming the inaugural running of the Hastings Gift on Saturday 17 November. With $8,000 up for grabs in ...

Private Walker gets a grand welcome home

A GREAT surprise awaited Private Bob Walker on his arrival, in Mr Norman McDonald’s well decorated car, at the corner of Humphries and Walkers roads, on Tuesday last. A whole hearted welcome awaited ...

Uniting a community with music and food

By Adana Hulett NESTLED in the heart of Balnarring on the Mornington Peninsula is The Red Hill Bakery. A family-run store that provides freshly made breads, cakes and pies as well as salads and takea...

Wire-rope barriers keep car on freeway

AN elderly McCrae driver who lost control of his Toyota Landcruiser found himself perched atop the outside wire-rope barrier on the Mornington Peninsula Freeway at Mt Martha, 11am, Thursday 15 Novemb...

Art show snares leading artist

MORNINGTON Art Show will feature leading Australian artist David Brayshaw in its 47th art show to run 18-26 January. Brayshaw is listed by the Kevin Hills Gallery in Sydney as one of Australia’s top-...

O’Brien Foundation gives pupils two-wheel freedom

FUNDRAISING efforts by the Pesky Peddlers riding club within O’Brien Real Estate has given 10 Dromana Specialist School pupils the thrill of owning their own bikes. The Pesky Peddlers challenged them...

Review identifies ‘pressure points’

STATE government decisions have been identified in a shire planning scheme review as the major threat to the effectiveness of the Mornington Peninsula Planning Scheme. The scheme, which began in May ...

Fearful caller left to fend for himself

MORNINGTON police have promised to “follow up” after a 65-year-old man – recently released from hospital – was allegedly threatened, abused, harassed and intimidated while taking a stroll in Tanti Pa...