Vet angered by senseless attack on tawny

THE senseless shooting of a tawny frogmouth has upset and angered Rye Beach Veterinary Hospital staff. The wounded juvenile was found on Old Melbourne Rd near the Rye football oval with a badly fract...

Take note, a bottle makes debut at Oscars

IT seems a long way from Red Hill to Hollywood; even further when it comes to having a water bottle handed out to Tinseltown’s A-listers by a couple of men who gained inspiration from plastic polluti...

Cyclist shines a light for safety

IT would be a rare day when George Paterson could walk along the streets of Rye or pull up at the back beach for a surf check without being recognised. A long time businessman in Frankston and on the...

Roadside trim call for The Pillars

JUMPING off The Pillars is a tempting challenge for the brave and foolhardy … and there’s no denying the increasing popularity of the Mt Martha clifftop. On warm weekends, hundreds of young people ma...

Blairgowrie Marina fire destroys boats

A number of boats were destroyed and a man in his 70’s injured after fire broke out at the Blairgowrie Marina this afternoon. The blaze started on a boat, believed to be as a result of a barbeq...

Out of their comfort zones

AN athletes’ training centre at Tuerong has been attracting a host of sporting groups to the Mornington Peninsula, including Super Rugby team Melbourne Rebels, Monash University Storm Netball Club an...

Boundary changes ahead

WESTERN Port residents can have a say on proposed municipal ward boundary changes. The Victorian Electoral Commission is proposing reshaping the boundaries of several Mornington Peninsula shire wards...

Shire’s five-year plan for ‘carbon neutrality’

MORNINGTON Peninsula Shire has adopted a five-year plan to become “carbon neutral”. Adoption of the plan last week follows the decision to close the Rye tip by the middle of next year. Waste will be ...