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...

Moves to bring sand to Portsea

CONTRACTORS are about to be appointed to investigate restoring Portsea’s famed front beach to its former, sand-filled glory. Following years of arguing over the causes of the sand loss, the Departmen...

Pt Nepean open for heritage grants

FLINDERS MP Greg Hunt is urging community groups and individuals to apply for grants to “to engage with and raise awareness of” Point Nepean. Point Nepean is the only one of 104 places on the Nationa...

Ratepayers dig in over quarry

TYABB Ratepayers’ Association is ramping up its opposition to a pending “open cut mine” at Somerville which it says will generate profits for the quarry owners but losses to residents of Somerville a...

Flare blamed for boat loss

AN accidently discharged flare may have caused a fire at Blairgowrie Yacht Squadron, Saturday (20 February), which destroyed three boats and burned a man’s face. CFA crews from Sorrento, Rosebud and ...