Thumbs up for air show

NEXT year’s scheduled Tyabb air show has been cleared for take-off. Peninsula Aero Club president Jack Vevers late Monday afternoon said he had signed a permit for the air show with Mornington Penins...

Word skills become a class talking point

THE ability to communicate with others is a simple process for most people. We speak, others listen and, hopefully, understand what we are trying to say. But everyday words are mysterious unknowns fo...

Signs give insight into creek’s life and times

NEW interpretative signs on Tanti Creek, Mornington, explain the natural environment of the creek, and its use by traditional owners the Boon Wurrung through to white settlement. They offer interesti...

Vets wary of shire’s ‘strays’ contract

By Danielle Kutchel VETS are upset by a push by Mornington Peninsula Shire to sign them up to an agreement setting out what they can do with stray animals. The non-mandatory 84Y agreement – included ...

No help for threatened beach boxes

THERE will be no further steps taken to restore sand to the beach or protect beach boxes at Mt Martha North. A report released on Friday by the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DE...

Sharks impress before finals

DIVISION ONE SORRENTO will head into finals with momentum on their side after easily defeating Pines in their last home and away match for the season. The Sharks put on a show in front of their home ...

Kangaroos give Bulls a shock

DIVISION TWO LANGWARRIN have got their finals campaign off to a flying start by securing an upset win over Karingal. Both sides travelled to Somerville on Saturday for the qualifying final keen to ge...

Eagles soar, seven for Stingrays

SOCCER THE State 5 South championship and automatic promotion are within touching distance for Somerville Eagles after Saturday’s 3-1 derby success against Rosebud. Nearest challengers Old Mentonians...

Pippie powers to another decisive victory

HORSE RACING THE John and Chris Meagher-trained mare, Pippie, is set to tackle black-type races in the Spring after running away with the opening race at Caulfield on Saturday 17 August. The four-yea...

Welcome to returned soldiers at Mount Eliza

ANOTHER Welcome Home, to five returned soldiers, took place at Mt. Eliza on Monday evening last the guests being – Major Geoff. Grice, M.C. and O.B.E., Capt. Hugh Davey, Lieut Claude Grice, Serg. J. ...