Shire celebrates migrant contribution

A MULTICULTURAL event at the Rosebud Shire offices, Wednesday 30 October, celebrated the successes of Mornington Peninsula Shire’s migrant population. About 50 guests and family members, from 13 coun...

Grants help community groups ‘thrive’

RED Hill Fire Brigade was a big winner at the Bendigo Bank’s grants and sponsorship evening, Tuesday 29 October. It received the largest donation: $25,000, which will allow it to provide room for a n...

Club welcomes new nets, multi-use facility

MORNINGTON Cricket Club players are thrilled with their new nets and multi-use facility at Alexandra Park. This comes after the club was awarded $193,825 in the state government’s Pick My Project gra...

Recollections of the ‘chapel in the woods’

YMCA Camp Buxton: Cyril Young Memorial Chapel Association Annual General Meeting – Shoreham Hall, 2.00pm, Saturday November 16. The Cyril Young Memorial Chapel is the open-air chapel located at...

Listen out for the frogs’ call

CHILDREN on the Mornington Peninsula are invited to help find our missing frogs during FrogID Week, 8-17 November. The citizen-science project being run by the Australian Museum aims to collect audio...

Picnic in the Park @ French Island

MARK your diaries and make space on Sunday 8 December for a special new event coming to Mandalaye Park on French Island. Picnic in the Park promises to be a magnificent day of food, wine, gardens and...

Dignity vending machine at Hastings Hub

A DIGNITY Vending Machine at Hastings Community Hub will offer “dignity” to women in need. The machines, known as Pinkboxes, dispense period packs allowing girls and women access to free sanitary pro...

College wins outstanding school improvement award

WESTERN Port Secondary College won a prestigious award at the Victorian Education Excellence Awards at the Plaza Ballroom, Friday 25 October. It comes after the school’s leadership team implemented a...

Reward in fight against vandals

KINGS Creek Hotel Hastings is fighting back against graffiti vandals by offering a $1000 cash reward to find the perpetrators. The hotel’s marketing manager Jet Nye said: “We have recently had a mass...

Rockfest readies for Saturday family fun day

SATURDAY is Family Day where there’s something on offer for everyone, young and old at the Rosebud Foreshore Rockfest. Cars, bands, shows, competitions, food trucks, stalls and more is on offer throu...