Disease no barrier to Everest bid

DIAGNOSED with multiple sclerosis (MS) at 13, Bobby Bajram, pictured above, knows what it means to face difficulties in life. But being a determined type, he’s now created another peak that has to be...

Peninsula leads call to ban jet skis

A MORNINGTON Peninsula councillor wants municipalities around Port Phillip to ban jet skis. Nepean ward councillor Hugh Fraser will try to drum up support for a jet ski ban from the 10-member Associa...

Plover protectors take dogs’ side

MORNINGTON Peninsula Shire is under pressure to set aside more leash-free areas before dogs are banned from beaches between Flinders and Point Nepean. The total ban on dogs on beaches within the Morn...

Buds are champions in 2016

SUB-DISTRICT ROSEBUD will play in MPCA District ranks next season after winning the Sub District premiership against Frankston YCW on Saturday. The Buds had to withstand a strong fightback from the S...

Easter footy to launch new season

FOOTBALL THE Mornington Peninsula Nepean Football League season kicks-off this Easter weekend with five matches being played across two divisions. The match with the biggest hype will be played at th...

Back-to-back for Panthers

DISTRICT PEARCEDALE won back-to-back premierships on Saturday after dominating the third and final day of the MPCA District grand final against Flinders. After beating Frankston YCW in the Sub Distri...

Water to be supplied to naval base

APPROVAL has been given by the State Cabinet to the preparation of a scheme by the Water Commission for the supply of water to the Flinders Naval Base, and a number of towns in the Mornington Peninsu...

Campuses closed, graduation rates unknown

GRADUATION rates at the individual campuses of privately operated training colleges are not being monitored by the federal government despite billions of dollars of taxpayers’ money paid out to the c...

Sustainable lingo rewarded

IT WAS a small gallery that gathered at the shire’s Rosebud bunker for the council meeting of Tuesday evening, 15 March. And a diminished roll call of councillors: Anne Shaw and Andrew Dixon had been...