No lack of conversation on Western Port cruise

DEMAND for berths has been so great that organisers have arranged another cruise. There’s no captain’s table or, indeed, individual berths, let alone showers, bars and swimming pools. But at $10 a he...

Truck traffic warning for reservoir works

OVER the next 12 months Tyabb reservoir will be turned into two independently operating water basins. The works will allow workers from Melbourne Water to install two linings and covers while the old...

Thousands flock to watch sky ‘warriors’

THEY may be noisy and, technically, outdated and slow, but there’s no doubting the fascination of old warplanes. Thousands of spectators flocked to Tyabb airfield on Sunday to watch a collection of “...

Spider crabs make mosaic landing

RYE pier is well known among locals, divers and underwater photographers for its role in the annual migration of spider crabs that come in, on mass, from Bass Strait.  The phenomenon is a popular You...

Shaved students in a class of their own

FOUR Rosebud Secondary College students proved that they are willing to give the hair on their heads in to support those suffering from blood cancers like leukaemia, lymphoma and myeloma. Abbey Jorda...

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 ...