Inspiration found in power of the surf

HARNESSING energy is the key to a successful day of surfing at Point Leo: people power and wave power. Saturday 5 March was overcast all morning; there was a small swell and southerly winds. Not the ...

No lack of conversation on Western Port cruise

DEMAND for berths has been so great that organisers have arranged another cruise. There’s no captain’s table or, indeed, individual berths, let alone showers, bars and swimming pools. But at $10 a he...

Truck traffic warning for reservoir works

OVER the next 12 months Tyabb reservoir will be turned into two independently operating water basins. The works will allow workers from Melbourne Water to install two linings and covers while the old...

Growing discontent over clay quarry

A “GROWING sense of outrage” is being felt by residents opposed to escalating clay mining operations at the Bayport Industries quarry, Somerville. Tyabb Ratepayers’ Group members last week met Mornin...

Thousands flock to watch sky ‘warriors’

THEY may be noisy and, technically, outdated and slow, but there’s no doubting the fascination of old warplanes. Thousands of spectators flocked to Tyabb airfield on Sunday to watch a collection of “...