Artists find the creative point

ARTISTS are being invited to apply to stay at Point Nepean where others have already been inspired by the area’s relative isolation and the coastal environment. The offer by Mornington Peninsula Shir...

Recycled water study may help irrigators

UP to 50 irrigators across Tyabb and Somerville will be assessed as part of a study into them using class A recycled water which is now piped into the sea near Boags Rocks, Gunnamatta. The study, bei...

Ballet and the art of learning

MEMBERS of the Australian Ballet were at Rosebud last Thursday showing how dance can help students learn about science, technology, engineering and maths. The ballet’s Steamdance program is based aro...

End of year result for parking study

FEES, restrictions, permits and zoned areas are all under review as part of an investigation into parking across the Mornington Peninsula. Results of a study into “a range of [parking] issues” will b...

Sports talk turns to road safety

THE death of a mate in a car crash in April was the catalyst for a road safety instruction night at Rye Football and Netball Club. Seventeen-year-old Timothy Hocking died and four others were injured...

Mayor wants brakes put on mossie battlers

A CONTROVERSIAL study into the causes and prevention of the devastating Buruli ulcer could lead to parts of Rye, Sorrento, Blairgowrie and Tootgarook being sprayed with chemicals in coming months. Mo...

Students, players following the same path

WESTERN Port Secondary College and Richmond Football Club on the surface seem unlikely to share many similarities. However, they both offer innovative pathways and programs to students and share simi...

Legal review to stay secret

THE “full legal review” into planning permits involving Tyabb airfield and businesses operating there will not be released to the public. Mornington Peninsula Shire has decided to extend the deadline...

Wind farm hope from China

YARINGA boat harbour developer Stefan Borzecki has sold his 200-hectare French Island property to a Chinese company that may be able to realise his dream of establishing a wind farm capable of poweri...