Bid to end single use of plastics

SLOWLY but surely, single use plastic is being phased out on the Mornington Peninsula. In what’s being called a “fitting nod to the end of plastic free July”, Mornington Peninsula Shire Council last ...

Ulcer study ‘now a trial’ – mayor

FEARS over the environmental effects of using chemicals to kill mosquitos have raised questions about the methods being used on the Mornington Peninsula to investigate the flesh-eating Buruli ulcer. ...

Saddling up for charity ride

TUERONG rider Georgia Connolly will saddle up for a run in the women-only Magnolia Cup at Goodwood in Britain on 1 August. She is the first Australian to compete in the race for Wellbeing of Women, B...

No power a pain for Mt Martha traders

ANGRY traders in the Mt Martha shopping strip were reeling on Thursday after United Energy cut the power from 8am-5pm. Most of the 41 businesses were forced to close their doors and restrict staff ho...

Fatal crash at Tyabb

Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding a fatal collision which occurred in Tyabb this afternoon. Investigators have been told a car was travelling along the Frankston-Flinders Road ab...

Unlocking cancer concerns

CRIB Point Football Netball Club players got into the spirit of things on Saturday night by shaving their heads and raising more than $12,000 for the fight against leukaemia. The money will go to the...

Residents wary of road upgrade plan

SOMERVILLE residents are worried that widening Bungower Road is designed to increase its use by heavy vehicles. They are backing a submission by Chris Bakewell against a 2018 Port of Hastings develop...

Earthworks leave roads in miserable state

FOR weeks the universal cry in this district has been “How long O Lord how long” are we to suffer from the disadvantages of the atrocious and well-nigh impassable roads which are a distinct strain on...

Five-star display by Dylan Waugh

SOCCER A STUNNING performance from Seaford striker Dylan Waugh highlighted last weekend’s round of matches. The gun forward scored all of Seaford’s goals in a 5-1 trouncing of FC Noble Hurricanes at ...