Start to summer recycling

HOUSEHOLD recycling bins will be collected weekly on the Mornington Peninsula from Monday 16 December until Friday 31 January 2020. Mornington Peninsula Shire issued a news release saying it was “wor...

Padua VCE results please principal

ELEVEN of the 276 VCE students at Padua College, Mornington received ATAR scores above 90. Five of the 11 were above 95 and the highest was 97.8. College principal, Anthony Banks congratulated the cl...

Showing the young at art

WORKS by students from Toorak College, Mornington Secondary College and Balcombe Grammar are all again featuring in January’s Mornington Art Show. There is a series of photographs by Toorak student G...

Batteries a bother boaters

WESTERN Port Coast Guard crews brought Christmas cheer and help to five boats in trouble out on Western Port Bay, Sunday 8 December. Commander Jeremy West said having so many other boats out on the w...

Going chemical free a win for winemakers

CRITTENDEN Estate in Dromana has won international recognition for its efforts to achieve sustainability in making wines. The estate has won the 2020 BRIT/FIVS international winegrowing competition i...

Shire’s climate efforts reach global stage

LOCAL government representatives from around the world have been told about Mornington Peninsula Shire’s efforts to attain “climate neutrality” through lessening its carbon emissions. Cr Hugh Fraser ...

Safety seat

CHILDREN feeling unsafe or suffering from personal issues at three Mornington Peninsula primary schools can sit in a Buddy Bench in the playground and someone will come to check on their welfare. Mem...

Numbers count in team selection

JUDO expert Harrison Cassar is on a mission to win the required number of ranking points to gain selection into the Australian Olympics team to compete at Tokyo in July. Described as an “elite athlet...