Twilight for sustainability fair

BUSINESSES and the community will come together at this year’s Balnarring Sustainability Fair to present workshops, stalls and activities aimed at securing a more sustainable future. The 4-7pm, Satur...

Creativity is par for U3A’s course

THE creative results from attending courses at Hastings U3A were on show at the “university’s” Community Art and Craft Show. Held in the Hastings Community Hall over two days, the show gave members o...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Permits for take-off

PERMITS have been issued for the Peninsula Aero Club’s 2020 air show to be held in March. The mayor Cr David Gill said Mornington Peninsula Shire Council was “always committed to seeing the air show ...

Shire points ahead on ‘satisfaction’ – mayor

MORNINGTON Peninsula Shire says survey results “show the community believes [the council’s] overall performance, customer service and waste management are all positive”. The annual community satisfac...