Taxpayer group opposes plastic bag ban

A PLAN to ban plastic bags on the Mornington Peninsula is likely to run foul of the Australian Taxpayers’ Alliance. The ATA, which claims to represent all taxpayers, said banning plastic bags “would ...

Students’ creativity on display

A PENINSULA Teenage Art and Fashion Exhibition at Dromana Secondary College this week attracted a record number of garments designed and produced by students. Parents and Friends Association presiden...

Phone stolen from Mornington store

Mornington police are hoping to identify a woman after a mobile phone went missing from a local store last week. The mobile phone, belonging to a shop worker, was stolen from a Main Street store on T...

Hopes high as projects head to finals

SUPER Koorie Kids Bush Playgroup and Balnarring Preschool have been named as finalists in the 2019 Victorian Early Years Awards. The awards celebrate the contributions that individuals and organisati...

Igor’s hand up for arts fair bids

MEET Igor, a part-time scarecrow and part-time electrician who is very good at changing light globes and passing solar panels up onto roofs. The gentle giant is a big supporter of Somers Primary Scho...

Hundreds ‘sleeping rough’ in Western Port

UP to 200 people are homeless and have nowhere regular to sleep in the Western Port area. Many of the disadvantaged are elderly, with one 86-year-old woman listed by Western Port Support Centre. Morn...

Loyalty key to Skye’s success

SOCCER LOYALTY is a word that Skye United gaffer Phil McGuinness uses often when discussing his newly promoted senior squad. “To be honest the main reason we’ve come so far is not down to the committ...

Seth’s Super Guineas win

HORSE RACING THE Anthony Freedman-trained Super Seth has steamed home to score one of the narrowest victories in the $2 million Group One Caulfield Guineas on Saturday 12 October. The unbeaten Queens...

“Welcome home” to Langwarrin soldiers

LAST Saturday night there was a “bumper house” to give welcome to the Langwarrin soldier “boys” who recently returned from active service abroad. Seldom has holding capacity of the Recreation Hall be...