Recycling to stay despite shutdown

THERE will be no disruption to kerbside recycling collections for households on the Mornington Peninsula, despite a new ban on the shire’s waste recycler SKM Services last week. The ban came 48 hours...

Detecting anxiety in children

A SEMINAR designed to enable parents and teachers to better recognise, manage and minimise the anxiety of their children will be held at Rosebud next month. Parenting expert, award-winning speaker an...

Camping discounts end after ‘strategic’ success

DISCOUNT packages at some Mornington Peninsula foreshore camping grounds have been withdrawn because of their success. The mayor Cr David Gill said the cheaper packages for pre-and post-peak times we...

Calling on friends for Olivers Creek

A NEW group is being formed to open up and improve the 15-hectare Oliver’s Creek Bushland Reserve at Tyabb. Mornington Peninsula Shire has allocated $52,000 towards the upkeep and revitalisation of t...

Girl,13, latest of state’s flu victims

THE family of a Baxter girl who died from the effects of the flu on Friday 5 July is urging others to get their flu jabs without delay. Crystal-Lee Wightley, 13, died at home after being ill with a c...

Premier makes a mark with $3.2m for school

PREMIER Daniel Andrews visited Red Hill Consolidated School and chatted to staff and students before the school holidays while announcing a grant of $3.2 million allocated in the recent state budget....

Thunder road presents the songs of bruce springsteen

Thunder Road are without doubt Australia’s number one Bruce Springsteen show. Formed in 2010, featuring a line up of seasoned and professional musicians and a repertoire of over 50 songs, Thunder Roa...

Courts have Ausome session

A BASKETBALL program designed for children with autism was a big hit on the Mornington District Basketball Association courts last week. The first Ausome Hoops program, held at Mornington Secondary C...

Equipment stolen

BURGLARS ransacked a steel shed at a property at Somerville stealing thousands of dollars in tools, equipment and even a caravan, overnight Monday 1 July. Detective Senior Sergeant Miro Majstorovic, ...