Shire plans to ban plastics

ORGANISERS of events on the Mornington Peninsula may eventually be told to stop using any items made from single use plastics. Single use plastics facing a ban include balloons, water or beverage con...

‘Model’ student Hayley steps in right direction

A WIN in this year’s Science Talent Search run by the Science Teachers’ Association of Victoria shows Hayley Dawn is on the right track to achieving her dream of becoming a doctor. Hayley, 8, a year ...

New challenge for TV’s ninja warriors

THREE of the contestants from this year’s Australian Ninja Warriors contest have now swung their training towards scaling Arthurs Seat. Charlie Robbins, who won the grand final of the latest Channel ...

All calm for ‘disaster’ ship’s visit

ALL was calm in Port Phillip and the view from HMAS Choules as it lay at anchor off Safety Beach last week. Signs of life on the land would have been unremarkable for those aboard the Choules at nigh...

Images reflect beauty of the storm

YANNI Dellaportas is more often than not carrying a camera. Known throughout the Mornington Peninsula as a professional photographer Yanni (as he prefers to be known) works with flashes and available...

No cash grab in green wedge rates – shire

Mornington Peninsula Shire Council has hit back at claims it is making a rates “cash grab” from smaller properties within the green wedge. “When one sector of ratepayers has a change of rate burden, ...

Hands raised for roadside clean up

TEN enthusiastic volunteers got together to clean up sections of the Esplanade, Mt Martha, after the Around the Bay in a Day ride, Sunday 6 October. Over two-and-a-half hours between Ellerina and Bra...