Plumbing depths to find shark beat

A KEEN surfer, Kent Stannard has a fascination with sharks. He never misses a news report on the latest shark attack and is always trying to discover the circumstances surrounding the incident. When ...

Bungower Road closed after crash

Bungower Rd, near Moorooduc Hwy, Mornington is currently closed in both directions after a truck collided with a four wheel drive. Multiple units are in attendance and Bungower Road will be closed fo...

Former state candidate sets sights on Canberra

Carolyn Gleixner, 26, is the Labor Party candidate for the federal seat of Flinders held by Liberal Greg Hunt since 2001. Ms Gleixner unsuccessfully ran against Nepean MP Martin Dixon (Liberal) in th...

Century of memories for birthday mum

MEMORIES of happy holidays at Merricks beach in her married years proved an irresistible attraction to Shoreham resident Dorothy Ellen Johnson as a place to live in her retirement. After moving to th...

Pupils take history in their stride

PUPILS and staff at Crib Point Primary School have designed and built a practical tribute to the six Word War I soldiers who attended their school. The school’s path project was officially opened at ...

Community meals a time to dine out

A DINING setting more in keeping with a restaurant than a ‘soup kitchen’ is enhancing the experience of Mornington Community Meals program participants. Now back at St Peter’s Anglican Church in Albe...

Shire’s road safety campaign

MORNINGTON Peninsula shire is eyeing a share of $1 billion in state government funding to improve road safety. It is aiming to become the first municipality in Australia to align itself with the TAC’...

Hoof beats set hearts aflutter

PUNTERS at the Mornington Racing Club erupted, Monday, when the Tony Noonan-trained Beleura Belle crossed the line first in Race 3, The Eliza Dry Cleaners Plate. And it’s not hard to understand why …...

Special school misses out

ESTABLISHED as a “temporary” school in 1987 and left to take care of itself over the following 30 years, it’s no wonder Mornington Special Development School is dilapidated and run down. Claims of as...