Fox seen as answer to possum problem

By Barry Morris* THEY might have cute little faces and tails and are protected by the Victorian Wildlife Act, but the abundance of ringtail possums in Mt Eliza and Mt Martha are being blamed for a ma...

Art inspired by lifestyle

A PHOTOGRAPHER by profession, Fran Bainbridge these days finds herself more often wielding paint brushes and metalworking tools than operating a camera. “In a world where everything is so readily acc...

Terms & Conditions – This Is Christmas at The Palms

This Is Christmas at The Palms Double pass giveaway Tickets valid for Thursday 10th December, 7.30pm performance at The Palms, Crown Melbourne Terms and Conditions These terms and conditions (“Terms ...

Race to the top

THE sun was out, volunteers were smiling and the participants were pumped and ready to go at the Arthurs Seat Challenge 2015 on Sunday. More than 1500 participants took to the 6.7 kilometre climb fro...

Western Port tops for snapper

THE three winning fish in this year’s Snapper Point Angling Club Tea Tree competition were caught in Western Port. Although based at Mornington, the competition ranges over both Port Phillip and West...

Clean Ocean leads national program

TO the casual observer at Dromana it may have looked like a group of people was having an enjoyable day at the beach. There were some tricky balancing acts on stand-up paddleboards and quickly arrang...

Hampers, toys help needy

SOUTHERN Peninsula Food for All is appealing for support for its Christmas appeal. The group has raised $4810, well below its $65,000 target. Last year, Food for All provided 516 Christmas hampers to...

CFA on the front foot for summer

MAIN Ridge and Boneo will be the stage for a pre-summer CFA training exercise on Sunday 22 November. Joining CFA crews will be staff from the Department of Environment, Land, Water & Planning and...

Striking chords and hitting notes for cash

BUSKERS by the score will be on the streets of Rosebud this Saturday. Musicians and other entertainers have been invited onto the streets and outside Rosebud Plaza for the annual Buskfest. Spots were...

Five-year plan for neutrality

MORNINGTON Peninsula Shire has made a commitment to be carbon neutral and has been working with the community to develop the best approach to achieving this outcome, the mayor Cr Bev Colomb says. A d...