Shire’s councillors are costly

MORNINGTON Peninsula Shire councillors collectively spent about $480,000 on expenses over three years during part of the previous 2012-2016 council term. The figures, marked “confidential”...

Launch event a day of fun and learning for all

NAIRM Marr Djambana – Frankston Aboriginal Association, will be officially opened on Saturday 19 November, and the association are swinging open their doors to all-comers for the occasion. On t...

MP: ‘I have Tourette’s’

DUNKLEY federal MP Chris Crewther has revealed he has Tourette syndrome, a neurological disorder featuring involuntary vocal and movement tics. The Liberal MP helped launch the Parliamentary Friendsh...

Club on target for Australia

CLAY target enthusiasts from all over the country converged on Frankston last weekend for the Universal Trench Commonwealth Titles, a qualification event for the 2017 Australian team selection. The p...

Peninsula landscapes to be ‘linked’

THE Mornington Peninsula Landcare Network has been given $300,000 to be spent over four years linking native habitat and controlling weeds and pest animals. The Linking the Mornington Peninsula Lands...

Lights in right place – VicRoads

VICROADS has defended pedestrian lights being installed near the Tower Rd- Nepean Highway intersection at Mt Eliza rather than at Kunyung Rd, which is closer to schools, service centres, post office,...

Antiques stolen from house

A MODEL boat valued at $4000 was among antiques stolen from a Tyabb house early on Sunday 6 November. The display boat, pictured, was among jewellery and other items also valued at “many thousands of...

Peninsula sites chosen to trial rabbit virus

A NEW rabbit virus will be trialled next year at four sites on the Mornington Peninsula. The peninsula sites are at Balnarring, Mt Martha, and Main Ridge. The virus will also be released at Cranbourn...

U3A sings its way into festive spirit

THE Mornington University of the Third Age annual concert is a time when members get into the spirit of the festive season. The program of song will range from Schubert and Bach to Andrew Lloyd-Webbe...

Lower speeds to ‘aid safety, ease confusion’

SPEED limits on several Mornington Peninsula roads will be lowered to “improve safety, and make the speed zones clearer and easier to comply with”, according to VicRoads. The roads have been identifi...