The Jeremiahs of Tyabb

By Doreen Jeremiah     JOHN Jeremiah, together with his wife, Joanna and large family, took up land in Old Tyabb in 1894. Consequently there have been Jeremiahs in the Western Port area for over 120 ...

John Watson recognised for 60 years service

THE Country Fire Authority recognises the contribution of its volunteers by making awards for length of service, starting with the 12-year service badge. These awards are made at regular intervals an...

Island a path away from extinction

DECADES of conservation work have culminated in the release of around 50 eastern barred bandicoots on French Island. The bandicoots came from captive breeding programs as well as from Churchill and P...

New airfield permit early 2020 – shire

MORNINGTON Peninsula Shire is hoping to have a “consolidated and enforceable permit” in place for Peninsula Aero Club to operate at Tyabb Airfield by early next year. In a statement last Wednesday (1...

Viva Las Rosebud celebrates all things Elvis

THE Elvis Beach Party starts on Friday evening on The Village Green where for four and a half hours patrons can indulge in all things Elvis. It’s all part of Rosebud’s four-day Foreshore Rockfest and...