Katie Noonan’s Grand Entrance

One of Australia’s most respected and sublime recording artists, Katie Noonan, has released her latest album, ‘Transmutant’, and is heading off on a national tour that kicks off in Mornington. An eth...

A Woman’s Place brings stories centre stage

By MELISSA HODGE PENINSULA Op shops will combine with performing artists to bring local stories centre stage later this month. The Southern Peninsula Arts Centre in Rosebud will come alive with pop-u...

Mum not giving up on blanket

MT MARTHA mum Libby Turnbull is at her wit’s end having lost an heirloom blanket made by her great grandmother, and is seeking public help in finding it. “My great grandmother knitted the blanket for...

Frankston Council call to dob in ‘monkey bikers’

FRANKSTON Council has urged people to report anyone illegally riding a monkey bike on public roads or footpaths in the wake of the death of 34-year-old mother of two Andrea Lehane after a collision a...

Market Day helps women in crisis

A HASTINGS market day will help raise funds for Impact for Women, an organisation that aims to make a difference for women in crisis. Organiser Jenny Scott said around 30 stallholders would add to th...

Fair day mixes fun with art

SOMERS Primary School will be transformed into a magical arena of children’s activities, music, food and market stalls for the Somers Arts Fair, Sunday 25 October. A dedicated exhibition space will b...

Fence award taken in stride

A FENCE made from recycled and reclaimed timber? What a good idea! That’s what Rye resident Lisa Hart thought as she and her family nailed on the eclectic range of palings. Their new front fence was ...

Burn off restrictions eased for October

BURN off restrictions on properties less than 1500 square metres will be eased throughout October to allow residents to burn off for fire prevention purposes. For the whole of the month, open air bur...

Canberra’s $6m plus for shire

THE federal government will give Mornington Peninsula Shire almost $6.5 million from its Financial Assistance Grant Program for 2015-16. The amount is part of $39 million for councils partly or wholl...