A year of sporting highlights

YOUNG football star Perry Lewis-Smith has won swags of league and club awards after a sterling footy season. The Mornington Secondary College 2014 Sportsman of the Year played well throughout the Sou...

Sailing in for summer

TOPSAIL schooner Enterprize sailed gracefully into Mornington on Friday in the first of a series of summer visits. The ship is a replica of the vessel that brought the first white settlers to what be...

Lodge help for crisis centre’s work

THE Balnarring Freemasons Lodge has given $5000 to help Western Port Community Centre to help families through short term crises. The lodge’s master Ron Harrison handed over a cheque to the centre’s ...

Dance is a reminder of Nazi horrors

STUDENTS from Rosebud Secondary College have used dance to illustrate the tragedies of the Holocaust. They performed “One Of Us” during the annual Wakakirri story-dance challenge at Frank...

Wartime losses a cross to bear

THIRTEEN soldiers from the Sorrento area lost their lives at Gallipoli and the Western Front during World War I and an amateur historian from Blairgowrie will head off later this year to place crosse...

US-based backing to help job skills program

A NEW York-based philanthropic fund is helping finance a new employment skills program to help up to140 locally unemployed young people in Frankston and the Mornington Peninsula. The unveiling on Fri...

Running festival a big win for Beyondblue

A BIG crowd turned out on 5 – 6 September for the second running of the Mornington Running Festival, incorporating the Mornington Health & Lifestyle Expo. Over 1300 participated in the run ...

Footballer stages search for wife

ACTORS Ella Cannon and Brooke Satchwell say they are thrilled with their roles in the mock-reality show Footballer Wants a Wife. Described as a parody of The Bachelor Australia 2015 it premiered at t...

Students take world view on environment

SECONDARY students and primary pupils from throughout the Mornington Peninsula took a break from their normal classrooms on Thursday to discuss ways of solving the world’s environmental problems. Mor...

Regulars hail bus’s decade of service

MORNINGTON Peninsula Shire’s Dial-A-Bus service is 10. Starting with three passengers – collected by the shire’s aged and disability transport team leader on her way to work – it has grown into...