Cycling a clean, green way of exploration

CYCLING, cycle touring and mountain biking could grow to define the character of the Mornington Peninsula as much as its established attractions, such as the wineries, beaches, boating and fishing. T...

Donations support farmers

MORNINGTON Peninsula community houses have tapped into the generosity of peninsula groups to collect donated goods and food items for struggling Pyalong farmers. This comes after Bentons Square Commu...

And the beat goes on

SUCCESSFUL applicants from the 2019 Live Music Professionals program held in July were at the Rye Hotel last week for a two-day engagement organised by Music Victoria. The program aims to help venue ...

Busy week on road

SOMERVILLE Highway Patrol night shift had a busy week setting court dates for 22 people. These included a 20-year-old Frankston man who was remanded in custody and had his car impounded after alleged...

Need concrete lead

CONCRETE dumped alongside roads is jeopardising driver safety. Hastings police and Mornington Peninsula Shire officers are seeking help from the public to find those responsible for the dumping concr...

Speeding towards booze bus

A NISSAN Skyline travelling south on Moorooduc Highway through the Frankston-Flinders Road roundabout allegedly accelerated to 146kph in an 80kph zone, 11pm, Wednesday 14 August. Somerville Highway P...

Shire plans action to combat ‘emergency’

MORNINGTON Peninsula Shire’s youngest councillor, Sam Hearn has stood in houses flooded by storms that come now annually instead of once in 100 years. Cr Hearn last week gave a graphic account of the...

Free fees catch of the day

THE weather wasn’t ideal for a day out on the bay, but that didn’t stop fishing and boating minister Jaala Pulford, Nepean MP Chris Brayne and a host of other interested parties from lining up at the...

The greatest Hastings team of all time – Part 2

By Lance Hodgins Part Two The final showdown And so it comes down to a simple matter: which of two undefeated teams was the greatest …  1913 or 1948? One team (1913) was at the end of a dominan...

The greatest Hastings team of all time

By Lance Hodgins Part One HASTINGS Football Club has an outstanding history. Since its founding in 1889, there have been many premierships – and some legends, such as the great John Coleman. Th...