Marine safety approach agreed

The Australian Volunteer Coast Guard and the Boating Industry Association of Victoria (BIAV) have supported a review of the current structure of marine safety activities in Victoria to strengthen the...

Lions choose Ikeylia for youth award

AN outstanding presentation has helped Mt Eliza Secondary College captain Ikeylia Cowan win the regional Lions Youth of the Year quest, held at Mt Martha. Ikeylia, sponsored by Mt Eliza Lions Club, w...

Centre signs on against violence

PENINSULA Community Legal Centre commemorated International Women’s Day last Tuesday (8 March) by signing a statement of its intention to commit to creating a community that is safe and accessible fo...

PURRfect Match smooths way for cat adoptions

A CAMPAIGN to find new homes for lost cats is in full swing, with Mornington Peninsula Shire launching PURRfect Match at the animal shelter in Watts Rd. “We are constantly looking for ways to increas...

Wife’s art behind doctor’s ongoing legacy

IT’S been nearly a year since Richard John died. His death was no surprise to those close to him, his family and many friends. Having been diagnosed with a virulent form of brain cancer the previous ...

Car break-ins rise angers police

FRANKSTON detectives are reeling in the wake of 53 night-time car break-ins last week resulting in the loss of dozens of wallets, handbags and other valuables – all crimes, they say, that are easily ...

Danger area alerts for ambos

ALTHOUGH parts of Frankston and the Mornington Peninsula have been flagged as areas of risk for paramedics, none have been declared “no-go” zones. Described as being “like pieces in a pie” by Ambulan...

Get ready for change in the weather

PROPERTY owners and residents of the Mornington Peninsula are being urged to prepare for climate change. The recently-launched Climate Ready website explains how global warming is caused by people “a...

Biala helps parents recover ‘their time’

PARENTS of children with disabilities, developmental delays or a chronic medical condition are being encouraged to make contact with Biala Peninsula based in Mornington. The free group, in Elizabeth ...

Easter line closures on the level

BUSES will replace trains on a section of the Frankston line from Friday 25 March until Monday 4 April as part of the Labor state government’s commitment to remove eleven level crossings along the li...