Restaurant says thanks for the memories

IT’S almost time to say “arrivederci” to popular Mornington restaurant Mediterraneo, which will close next month. Owners Joanne and David Alesci say they are “tired and need a rest” after 14 years’ a...

Water slide closed in wake of more injuries

A WATER slide at Frankston’s Peninsula Aquatic Recreation Centre is out of action after two boys were injured while using the slide. PARC CEO Tim Gledhill confirmed the AquaSphere slide will be close...

Actively attending school

BENTON Junior College pupils were active on National Ride 2 School Day last week. There was plenty of action as 234 pupils rode, 156 skated or scooted, 219 walked, three took public transport and 136...

Survey seeks answers to ‘life’ on peninsula

A COMMUNITY group has launched an ambitious plan to find out what residents and ratepayers want for the future of the Mornington Peninsula. The results of an online survey to be conducted by Peninsul...

Quest for title that’s out of this world

SARAH Wooding is representing Mornington in the Miss Teen Galaxy Australia contest – and she is the only Victorian representative chasing the title. The Mornington Secondary College year 10 student, ...

International view from cultural links

STUDENTS at Balcombe Grammar School will gain an international perspective when they host an Australia-Indonesia Muslim exchange program on Wednesday (9 March) and 13 April. The visit by some of Indo...

Fly a kite and talk about Rosebud’s destiny

DESTINATION Rosebud will be the topic of discussion at the Rosebud Kite Festival, Sunday 13 March. The project is aimed at invigorating the township by bringing in investment, jobs and opportunities ...

Trade mark launch for Mornington Peninsula Produce

MORNINGTON Peninsula-grown produce has a new identity with the launch of the Mornington Peninsula Produce food provenance brand. The certified trade mark, developed by Mornington Peninsula Shire and ...

Awaiting the call on Carrington revamp

SUBMISSIONS for and against redevelopment of the old Carrington Park Club in Rosebud closed Friday. Mornington Peninsula Shire will assess whether the proposal should be passed to an expert panel for...

Hotel deal close – if conditions met

THE sale of Sorrento’s landmark Continental Hotel is believed to be edging closer, after being on the market for the past 12 months with an expected price of $15 million. ‘The Conti’, with 23 bedroom...