Skye United surges into second

SOCCER SKYE United hammered Whitehorse United 5-0 away from home last weekend and leapfrogged its opponent into second spot in State 3 South-East. Skye midfielder Mark O’Connor was suspended and rece...

Seagulls soar in battle of the birds

DIVISION TWO CHELSEA have claimed a nail biting victory over Somerville at Chelsea Reserve, coming from behind to nab a five point win. Somerville started off on the right foot, and looked comfortabl...

Sharks snatch win against Stonecats

DIVISION ONE POWERHOUSE clubs Sorrento and Frankston YCW faced off in an epic clash on Saturday, with the Sharks just getting over the line for the win. Sorrento made the most of their opportunities ...

Benefit concert for motor accident injured

THERE was a splendid attendance at the Mechanics’ Institute, on Tuesday night when members and supporters of the Frankston Football Club assembled to discuss the position in relation to the regretabl...

Church’s blueprint to help homeless

By Barry Morris CATHOLIC parishes should make halls and other buildings available to people who are sleeping rough, a homelessness forum has suggested. The call to open up church properties is one of...

Table tennis adds meaning to life

AGE is just a number to Elaine Burge who wouldn’t miss her twice weekly table tennis sessions despite tuning 90 last week. The Somerville resident has been a keen member of the Mornington Table Tenni...

Questions over roundabout priorities

MORNINGTON Peninsula Shire Council says it will continue to press the state government for the extra $5 million needed to install a roundabout at the dangerous Forest Drive and Nepean Highway interse...

Cape’s brilliant history

ON 30 June light from the Cape Schanck lighthouse will have been shining into Bass Strait for 160 years. Now automated and using LED globes from the Sealight company in Somerville, lighthouse keepers...

Budget seeks to be ‘balanced, friendly’

WINNERS and losers in Mornington Peninsula Shire’s 2019/20 budget include $25 million towards the Rosebud Aquatic centre and beach box owners being hit with increased annual fees. The state governmen...

Petrol thief drives off

A MAN refuelled a green Holden ute at a service station on Baxter-Tooradin Road, Baxter, and left without paying, Saturday 8 June. Police said the ute’s registration plates – BAM684 – had been stolen...