MOUNT Eliza illustrator Karen Erasmus’s new children’s picture book brings to life the heart-warming and true story of runaway greyhound, Albert. In her second illustration project with Gippsland author Kylie…

BALNARRING Primary School has collected a staggering 798 pairs of shoes for recycling to become the national prize winner in the TreadLightly sustainability awards. Students at the school collected the…

FISHING trawlers licensed by the federal government are threatening the numbers of King George whiting in Port Phillip and Western Port bays, according to the Futurefish Foundation. The foundation’s chairman…

A REVIEW is being held into the trial of allowing homeless people to stay long-term at Mornington Peninsula foreshore reserves. The shire’s community partnerships manager Chris Munro said soaring rents…

POLICE are seeking public assistance to locate missing Mount Martha man, Jackson. The last known image of Jackson, above, was captured at a store in Mornington on the day of…

THE end of lockdown has for many families not meant the end of the distress endured throughout restrictions and providing care in isolation. But a Mornington-based, not-for-profit disability support provider…

PENINSULA Health has enacted its own code brown in line with the state government’s emergency alert to relieve pressure on the hospital system. From Wednesday January 19, Peninsula Health has…

MORNINGTON Peninsula and bayside businesses are experiencing the fallout from increasing COVID-19 infections, with some having to close at their busiest time of the year due to staff shortages. Hotel…

PORTSEA Surf Life Saving Club’s Nippers Program due to finish last Thursday and Friday (6 and 7 January) became the latest victim of COVID cancellations on Wednesday. The club announced…

SOCCER LANGWARRIN broke its winless run in style with a 6-1 mauling of Goulburn Valley Suns in Shepparton on Saturday. It took Scott Miller’s side three minutes to open its…

SOCCER DESPITE having a raft of senior players sidelined through injury Mornington defied all odds to record a 2-1 away win over high-flying Malvern City on Saturday. The Dallas Brooks…

THE Rhinestone World Tour hits Mornington in June to properly celebrate the patron saint of self-love and line dancing, Dolly Parton. Lonely Boot Creations is preaching the good word of…