Trees lopped at summit

TREE clearing has started to make way for the Skylift and its string of gondolas running up to the summit of Arthurs Seat. The first trees to go were near the summit, opening up the vista and removin...

Spider crabs take their place in art

BEWARE: Spider Crabs are coming to Rye! They’ve been spotted by members of Rye Beach Community Action Group near an arts’ project by Rye Primary School pupils. But relax: Their arrival is all part of...

Peninsula Short Film Fest

THE star studded line up has just been announced!  Peter Helliar from The Project, Michala Banas from Upper Middle Bogan, Damon Gameau – That Sugar Film, Acclaimed Australian Director Rob Connolly (P...

On the Beach

On the Beach considers the place of the beach within Australian life by bringing together paintings and photographs by some of Australia’s acclaimed Modernists with works by contemporary artists. The...

Memorial honours RAN’s bravest

IN the 114-year history of the Royal Australian Navy, just five men have been awarded the George Cross, making them the Navy’s bravest of the brave. Although they are honoured individually at points ...

StreetSmart restaurants help peninsula’s needy

EMERGENCY relief for the homeless on the Mornington Peninsula received a welcome shot in the arm in May with a $5000 grant from StreetSmart. The money allowed Southern Peninsula Community Support and...

Kinder grant

LITTLE Tommies Early Learning Centre will be built in Mt Eliza as part of a state government $50 million investment in the early childhood sector. Eastern Victoria MP Daniel Mulino said $650,000 woul...

Trailer thefts arrest

A FRANKSTON South man has been arrested and charged over a spate of trailer thefts in the Mt Eliza and Mt Martha areas. Police will allege the man, 25, stole four trailers and $20,000 worth of tradie...

Volunteers take a bow

THREE women with a collective 100 years’ service received a mayoral commendation for their dedication to Western Port Community Support at a special morning tea recently. The citation is awarded to t...

Boardwalk open this weekend

THE Warringine boardwalk reopens on Sunday after being closed since a bushfire in January. More than 700 metres of the Hastings boardwalk have been restored and Mornington Peninsula Shire is inviting...