Bowlers go barefoot for Australia Day

SORRENTO Bowls Club is celebrating Australia Day on Tuesday 26 January with a barefoot bowls carnival. The same event last year attracted 700 enthusiasts to the 81-year-old club. This official Mornin...

New traffic flow to avoid water hole

A RUPTURED water main forced emergency workers to close Point Nepean Rd, Tootgarook, Wednesday morning. The torrent of water from the main gouged a three metre by two-and-a-half-metre hole in the bit...

Award adds to support for playgroup

SCRIBBLES Supported Playgroup at Seawinds Community Hub has won the Playgroup Victoria Supported Playgroup of the Year award. Children, parents and playgroup facilitators celebrated the achievement l...

Stepping out on the urban dance stage

THIRTY young dancers are performing cameo roles in the Rye-based theatre show, The Humanimals. The show is on at Jason Coleman’s Cabaret Cathedral, a purpose built urban theatre on Rye foreshore. The...

Seth Sentry

By BILLIE DIXON When you career begins in the furthest corners of a sleepy seaside village, nearly two hours from the centre of Melbourne, you’re going to have to put in some serious legwork if the r...

Art, summer and the spirit of things

IT’S summertime: a time to experience the beach, the sea and the bush on the Mornington Peninsula. And, this summer, Lamppost Gallery, Mt Eliza, offers another way to connect with the Australian land...

Sailors battle competitors, wild weather

JUNIOR sailors from Mornington Yacht Club weathered the worst of the storms in NSW during the recent Laser, 420 and Optimist class championships. The club had 15 Optimist sailors competing, eight 420...

Portsea Swim Classic turns 30!

Ready, set, swim! With sunshine and favourable winds forecast for the weekend, Portsea Surf Life Saving Club’s (PSLSC) signature special event, The Portsea Swim Classic (PSC), is shaping up to be ano...

Marine history all at sea

THE two vessels integral to the success of Victorian Maritime Centre being built at Hastings are in trouble. The Otama, an Oberon class submarine, is anchored off Crib Point and needs new mooring cab...

Lodge members put in for register

BALNARRING Freemasons have given $5000 to the Hastings Police Senior Citizens Register. Lodge master Barry Hodder handed the donation to register coordinator Denise Palmer. The register has been run ...