Sports for all

MORNINGTON Peninsula Shire will celebrate International Day of People with Disability by holding a come-and-try sports day and mini-expo at Civic Reserve, Mornington, 10am–1pm Wednesday 7 December. I...

Service offers ‘lift’ to drivers and vehicles

MOTORISTS who continue to drive while over 0.05 per cent are often certain they “won’t get caught” and can best avoid accidents by driving slowly. They ignore the risks while maintaining that it is m...

Youths linked to three fires

POLICE believe the same two youths lit grass fires in Somerville, Hastings and Frankston over the weekend. Although not causing a great deal of damage the fires on Saturday afternoon, 26 November, ti...

Light’s anti-violence message

McCRAE lighthouse will be bathed in orange light from dusk to dawn for next few weeks to bring attention to the Victoria Against Violence campaign. The steel tower, built in 1874, is the tallest ligh...

Carole Foster and her designer birds

Manyung Gallery Sorrento will be holding an exhibition this December for a much loved peninsula artist, Carole Foster. On display will be about 24 works of art, ranging from her well known landscapes...

Gold for tourism’s top 5

FIVE Mornington Peninsula tourism operators won gold in the 2016 RACV Victorian Tourism Awards announced on Friday, and will now represent Victoria at the Qantas Australian Tourism Awards in Darwin i...

Hospital weathers wave of asthma-storm casualties

A RECORD number of patients sought treatment at Frankston Hospital’s emergency department after an early evening cool change swept through last Monday (21 November). The thunderstorm asthma event des...

Coffee break with pictures

SOUTHERN Peninsula U3A Photography Group members will display photographs in four cafes from Dromana to Rye until 26 January. Each cafe will show about 25 photographs, to be rotated fortnightly betwe...

Club’s top award caps off Egan’s stellar year

Photos, story: Barry Irving BRADY Egan is the Rye Sports & Social Club’s senior sportsperson of the year.  He was nominated by Rye Senior Football/Netball Club. Egan capped off a stellar year on ...

Peninsula’s tourism goes online as a career choice

SOCIAL media is being used to attract staff to work for Mornington Peninsula tourism operators. The mayor Cr Bev Colomb said the campaign being undertaken by Mornington Peninsula Shire and Mornington...