Every picture helps tell a story

IF there is truth in the adage “a picture is worth a thousand words”, visitors to an exhibition by Amanda Stuart will be well informed. The nine subjects of Stuart’s photographic portraits have been ...

Organised artists open their doors to exhibit

MORNINGTON Peninsula artists have organised two major events during October and November. The annual Peninsula Studio Trail art exhibition runs 11-23 October at Southern Buoy Studios, Mornington foll...

Paraglider crashes near pier

A MAN in his 30s was taken to Frankston Hospital with back injuries on Saturday afternoon (5 October) after his paraglider spiralled and then crashed into the ground at Flinders. It is understood the...

Burn off bans eased for season fire safety

RESTRICTIONS are being eased this month to allow owners of small properties to burn off for fire prevention purposes. Open air burning is allowed 9am-4pm, Fridays and Saturdays, on land less than 150...

Mayor, MP clash over mossie control

AN angry buzz of uncertainty has arisen over how the state government intends to manage efforts to control potentially disease-carrying mosquitoes on the Mornington Peninsula. Mornington Peninsula Sh...

Hospital expands to cater for rise in addictions

BELEURA Private Hospital, Mornington is expanding to meet increasing demand to provide treatment for alcoholics and mental health patients. Once completed, the expansion will mean patients do not hav...

Woodworkers open their doors

ALTHOUGH there are a couple of months to go, finishing touches are being made to some of the 800 toys being readied for Christmas by Woodworkers of the Southern Peninsula. Each year the woodworkers h...