Mayor’s tasty shopper reward

Mornington Peninsula Shire mayor Cr David Gill wore his gold chain to go shopping at Mornington’s Wednesday street market. But it wasn’t just the gold adornment that made Cr Gill stand out among the ...

Bin lesson learned

CHARACTERISTIC resourcefulness has helped environmental campaigner Josie Jones clean up a mess alongside a Rye charity bin. The bin, pictured, was full to overflowing with clothes scattered all aroun...

Fighting the good fight for mankind

A FORMER soldier who is devoted to promoting world peace says our real enemies are not guns or wars – but the physical and emotional harm we do to others simply because we have not been taught to era...

Hunt continues for source of diesel

EPA investigations into the source of fuel spills at Dromana are “ongoing” with booms remaining in place to prevent diesel reaching the sea. The issue flared when a Safety Beach resident complained o...

Finding out about George

THE man often called the Father of Sorrento will be the subject of an exhibition at The Sorrento Museum, 827 Melbourne Road, Sorrento, later this month and in May. Opening times are 1.30-4.30pm on th...

Gas imports rising as major poll issue

CANDIDATES for the federal seat of Flinders will again have their chance to explain their views on power company AGL’s plans to import natural gas through a floating terminal at Crib Point at a publi...

Candidates on stage for questions

FIVE candidates contesting the seat of Flinders in next month’s federal election faced a crowd of about 100 at a meeting last Wednesday (17 April) in Dromana. Organiser Robyn Coughlin said the top fi...

‘Concentrate’ to cut toll

HIGHWAY patrol police are pleading for greater awareness on the roads this Easter and Anzac Day holiday time following three deaths on Frankston and Mornington Peninsula roads. The deaths of an 86-ye...

Time is tight for budget comment

RATEPAYERS have until Friday (26 April) to comment on Mornington Peninsula Shire Council’s proposed 2019/20 budget. The mayor Cr David Gill said he had already received “a lot of feedback” from beach...

‘Think tank’ to guide future waste strategy

A ‘THINK tank’ discussion to help guide the direction of Mornington Peninsula Shire’s waste review will be held tomorrow night (Wednesday 24 April) at the Rosebud council chambers.  It comes as ...