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...

Protesters call to end cat kill

ANIMAL advocates are protesting against the number of cats being killed after being held at Mornington Peninsula Shire’s Community Animal Shelter. Around 25 people from across Melbourne attended the ...

New avenue honours war dead

MORNINGTON Secondary College students played an active role in establishing a new World War I avenue of honour. One Friday they hosted the Governor-General Sir Peter Cosgrove, Lady Cosgrove and Easte...

Fire prevention

PARKS Victoria is conducting its annual summer fuel reduction program to maintain fuel breaks and fire access tracks, slash grass and remove weeds on public land. Prevention work is being done in 16 ...

Closed doors spur advocate for change

THIRTY years ago, when Graeme Innes finished university with a law degree and aspirations of a career where he could make a difference, he found a very different reality. Doors closed, employers baul...