Man dies in hospital following Portsea cycling crash

A 69-year-old Sorrento man has died in hospital after he was involved in a cycling incident in Portsea last week. Investigators have been told that the 69-year-old was cycling along Wattle Grove with...

Plea for bike’s return

FRANKSTON police are calling for help in finding a stolen motorcycle that has “significant sentimental value” for the owner. The deaf and mute man bought it following the death of his father. It was ...

Tribute shows cream of Cat

ROSEBUD’S own Ron Vincent bears an uncanny resemblance to singer Cat Stevens. But it doesn’t stop there. Ron has been a life-long fan of Stevens and his tribute show has been applauded both here and ...

Rips warning in wake of three drownings

LIFE Saving Victoria is warning the public about the dangers of rip currents following three fatal drownings and a number of hospitalisations following non-fatal drownings this year. A 27-year-old ma...

Hospital’s plans a business builder

CONSTRUCTION companies, landscapers, tradespeople and suppliers are welcome to attend a free ‘Meet the Builder’ event on Thursday 25 February, to register for any opportunities that may arise from Fr...

Vigils for two who died in Vietnam

GRAVESITE commemorations at Dromana and Crib Point cemeteries, Sunday 21 February, will honour two Mornington Peninsula servicemen who died 50 years ago at the Battle of Long Tan, during the Vietnam ...

RÜFÜS – BLOOM

By BILLY DIXON “IN the first few years we were playing, getting to play a show at the Oxford Art Factory in Sydney was a dream… when you actually get to a milestone like that, you’re pinching each ot...

Major results by reducing mynas

ANY species that can beat the cane toad and feral cat to the title of “Worst Pest in Australia” for their deleterious impact on native species deserves to be taken seriously. Indian mynas appear to w...

Speakers explore arts, history

LARS Tharp, a presenter on the BBC’s Antiques Roadshow program, is the first speaker for the year of the Australian Decorative and Fine Arts Society, Mornington Peninsula branch. The ceramics and ori...

Best Minister award for Hunt’s carbon cuts

FLINDERS MP Greg Hunt has been named Best Minister in the World for his role, as Australia’s Environment Minister, in reducing carbon emissions by 93 million tonnes. The award was announced and prese...