Ulcer risks, mosquitoes on rise

VICTORIA’S mosquito plague has raised fears that the increased risk of mosquito-born diseases such as the flesh-eating Buruli ulcer  – already prevalent on the Mornington Peninsula – coul...

Covenant to protect threatened species

ANOTHER piece of the Mornington Peninsula wetland and wildlife habitat in Boneo will be permanently protected after the state government reached a voluntary agreement with the owners to ensure the pr...

Chopper crew flies in with jobs advice for pupils

NAVY crews from HMAS Cerberus literally dropped in to Eastbourne Primary School last week to talk to years 5 and 6 pupils about a career in the armed forces. It was pretty exciting stuff for the youn...

Books from a different perspective

A ROSEBUD mother of two primary-school aged children with autism spectrum disorder has turned her writing skills into an educational book series designed to inform both adults and children about the ...

Poison campaign follows park dog ban

PARKS Victoria has warned residents abutting the Mornington Peninsula National Park that it is about to begin poisoning foxes and feral cats in the park. The baiting program follows the total ban of ...

Morning armed robberies linked

POLICE are investigating links between armed robberies on service stations in Mornington and Chelsea Heights and a McDonald’s restaurant in Carrum Downs this week. In the three raids, two men of Afri...

Axing of tree ‘absolute disgrace’

THE axing of one of the Mornington Peninsula’s oldest indigenous trees has been labelled “an absolute disgrace” by heritage and flora and fauna experts. Ecologist Malcolm Legg said he was appalled th...

The Demons’ painful start continues

DISTRICT Rye’s pain continued in round three of MPCA District cricket after losing 14 wickets in 45 overs against Mt Martha on Saturday. After a disastrous 2015-16 season which saw the Demons relegat...

Greenwood gets maiden ton in knock

SUB-DISTRICT YOUNG Frankston YCW top order batsman Jack Greenwood scored his maiden First XI century against Dromana in Sub District cricket on Saturday. Greenwood has always looked like being a run ...

O’Malley, Warwick score big tons

PROVINCIAL PENINSULA Old Boys’ and Baxter stars Dylan O’Malley and Daniel Warwick continued their dominant starts to the season with a massive 154 and 141 respectively in Round 3 of Provincial cricke...