Plants give students insight into past

STUDENTS at St Joseph’s Primary, Sorrento, celebrated The United Nations International Year of Indigenous Language by researching and designing their own indigenous sensory, edible and medicinal gard...

Judy gets back to clogging after stroke

ON a cue of “Let’s clog Shirl,” Judy Phillips, stroke survivor, and Shirley Cheah, Peninsula Health physiotherapist, performed a type of folk dance called clogging before a large group of Allied Heal...

Fox fined over beach land

A $10,000 FINE and an order to pay $10,000 in costs to Mornington Peninsula Shire Council was an expensive lesson in planning protocols for Portsea resident Lindsay Fox last week. This came after one...

Hard yards for a vital cause

CONCERNS about the plight of women – and especially girls – in less developed countries has prompted Sorrento resident Bruce Grey to once again get out of his comfort zone and challenge his physical ...

Students explore the science of life

ROSEBUD Secondary College students took a peek into the fascinating world of biomedical sciences at the fifth annual Biomedical Sciences Day in Parkville last week. They were among 60 years 10 and 11...

‘Female friendly’ pavilion

A $530,000 redevelopment project at Tyabb Central Recreation Reserve pavilion will create more inclusive, functional and accessible amenities for players of both genders. The pavilion will include tw...

Cows at kinder

FOUR cows found wandering loose on Frankston-Flinders Road, Bittern, overnight last week were herded into the nearest fenced area – which turned out to be Bittern Pre-School. Mornington Peninsula Shi...

Plastic waste exercise for young minds

PLASTIC waste slowly decomposing in our oceans is creating perhaps the most devastating environmental problem the world has seen. Without urgent remedial action, the oceans are expected to contain mo...

Family continues helping Nepal

IN 2000, Caroline Vale was one of 30 Australian volunteers on a Duke of Edinburgh Awards Foundation trip to Nepal to carry out community work, including building schools and doing medical research. M...

Recharged – and your pick-up is on the way

PENINSULA Uber driver Rob Arrowsmith has taken charge of his fuel expenses by going all-electric in his Hyundai Ioniq. He typically does a fast charge for free at the Peninsula Home centre on Nepean ...