Red Hill snare last wicket win

PENINSULA RED Hill have started their 2019/2020 season with a bang after a thrilling win over Long Island. Long Island chose to bat first and set a tough target of 175 runs for Red Hill to chase down...

Pines, Doves in fight for Fisher

SOCCER KEVIN “Squizzy” Taylor and Doug Hodgson are locked in a battle to win the services of well-respected technical director Stephen Fisher. They were joined in the contest to lure Fisher by Bentle...

Freedman sends Derby Warning

HORSE RACING THE Anthony Freedman stable has unveiled a potential Victorian Derby candidate after the dominant display of Warning at Flemington on Saturday 5 October. Having drawn a good gate in the ...

Better deal call for ‘small business’

MORNINGTON Peninsula Shire is being urged to be a “small business friendly council” by joining 18 municipalities that have signed a charter with the Victorian Small Business Commission (VSBC). Agreei...

Community input call on foreshore plan

A TOILET block, playground, boardwalk and more picnic facilities may be included in a new foreshore precinct around the Truemans Road beach car park. The features are being assessed by the Capel Soun...

Waiting in line

TEMPORARY replacement portable toilets at Capel Sound Foreshore Reserve are “horrendous” and don’t compensate campers and visitors for the loss of the old concrete block, a resident says. Chris Major...

Creating, investing in positive outcomes

THE man behind Mana Youth Project says it “seeks to build bridges over our past regrets and challenges, instead of building walls around us that prohibit personal growth in every aspect of our lives”...

Councils warned about corruption

MORNINGTON Peninsula Shire, neighbouring Frankston and municipalities across the state have been warned to watch out for corruption when buying goods and services. The Independent Broad-based Anti-co...

Aged susceptible to a loneliness ‘epidemic’

By Barry Morris IN keeping with a worrying Australia-wide trend, loneliness is seeping across the Mornington Peninsula, fuelled by the growing number of elderly people living on their own. It is prob...