An athlete measures up

THE men behind sculptures of sporting icons John Coleman (Hastings), Lionel Rose (Warragul) and John Famechon (Frankston) are planning a similar honour for Mornington Peninsula athlete Debbie Flintof...

Portsea drink driver

A man has been caught drink driving after he crashed into a pole in Portsea Monday 12 August. Rosebud police were called to Defence Road after a man crashed his blue Holden Commodore sedan into a pol...

Butt bins put out for second time

CIGARETTE butt bins installed for a second time outside Woolworths at Hastings were stolen within weeks, Mornington Peninsula Shire Council was told last week. The shire’s cleansing facilitator – roa...

Police check links between crash victims and thefts

POLICE are investigating links between teenagers who died in a two-car collision at Cranbourne, Sunday afternoon 11 August, and thefts from cars and theft of a car at Hastings, Somerville and Safety ...

From bugs to outer space

NASA scientist Dr Darlene Lim drew a packed house at the Science in the Park event at Coolart Wetlands and Homestead, Somers on Sunday 11 August. Described as a “rock star in the science world” Dr Li...

Club abandons air show

PENINSULA Aero Club has cancelled next year’s air show. Club president Jack Vevers said the club had been unable to reach agreement with Mornington Peninsula Shire over a permit for the event. He sai...

Hillmen enter finals in first

DIVISION TWO SOMERVILLE locked up a finals spot with a big win over Hastings on Saturday. The game was expected to be a close one, with both sides coming into the contest with an equal amount of wins...

Sharks secure top spot on ladder

DIVISION ONE SORRENTO have all but locked up the top spot on the ladder after a hard fought win against Mornington on Saturday. Sorrento made the big road trip to Alexandra Park keen to get a win ove...

‘Kaka’ for Fiji, Miller time again

SOCCER PENINSULA Strikers midfielder Jordan “Kaka” Avraham is on the verge of making his international debut for the Fijian Olympic team. The 22-year-old has been playing in annual Fijian club tourna...

Brooklyn Hustle primed for three-year-old campaign

HORSE RACING ONE-TIME Blue Diamond Stakes favourite, Brooklyn Hustle, is primed for her racetrack return after taking out a trial at Cranbourne on Monday 5 August. The Jason Warren-trained filly jump...