Knitters spreading the warmth

AN impressive donation of knitted goods from Knit One Give One has thrilled members of Southern Peninsula Community Support and Information Centre. The assorted knitted goods for adults, children and...

Shrine’s aerial ceremonies revive memories

A COMMEMORATIVE flypast of Melbourne’s Shrine of Remembrance next month will honour 10,000 Australians who served with RAF Bomber Command in World War II. The ceremony will bring back special memorie...

Opportunity knocks for gym

A MORNINGTON school struggling to raise money for a gym is on track with building plans thanks to some entrepreneurial thinking and a generous benefactor. Mornington Park Primary School, the only sch...

Stones turned over in path to pier

BY all accounts the cobblestones behind the seawall and leading on to Mornington pier have been there for more than a century. Passengers arriving by paddle steamer from Melbourne would traverse them...

Butts out as another club goes smoke free

MT ELIZA Junior Football Club has developed a smoke-free policy and signed the Frankston-Mornington Peninsula Smoke Free Charter. It is the first of 14 clubs in the Frankston and District Junior Foot...

‘Forgotten’ club losing track

MORNINGTON Little Athletics Centre is “potentially homeless” next season unless a new base can be found soon. “We and the Mornington Peninsula Athletics Club are currently actively lobbying the Morni...

Community talks on ‘missing ink’ bay trail

PLANS for proposed path improvements on the section of Port Phillip Bay Trail dubbed the “missing link” – at Anthony’s Nose, Dromana – will be discussed on Saturday (28 May). External funding i...

Safe end to balloon drama

A hot air balloon has landed safely on a Mt Martha beach after jettisoning passengers offshore in waiting craft. The drama began in Brighton when an attempt to land failed. The alarm was soon raised ...

Raider hits shops, servos in two towns

A SERVICE station and four businesses in Red Hill, and a Balnarring garage, were reeling yesterday, Monday 16 May, after overnight burglaries. It is not known what was stolen in the six break-ins, al...

Crosses add dignity for departed

A RESPECTFUL send-off is fundamental to our society, yet, for many who die alone – far from the solace of family or friends – the final journey begins and ends with minimal fanfare. Hundreds of peopl...