Remains found

HUMAN remains were found in bushland off Diamond Bay Road, Sorrento, on Friday (13 January). Homicide Squad detectives said they formed part of an “ongoing investigation” and would not comment furthe...

Light attraction to dream about

ROSEBUD will host an international lighting extravaganza featuring some of the most loveable characters from Dreamwork’s animation in an Australian-first exhibition. Around 100, huge illuminated figu...

Arcto returns for his summer break

SPLENDID scenery, soft sand, lapping water and – mostly – friendly locals have made Dromana an ideal regular holiday destination for Arcto. The Australian fur seal, aged about seven, is back for perh...

Characters in call to cut smoking

SMOKING rates in Frankston and on the Mornington Peninsula are significantly higher than the state average – statistics Peninsula Health and local schools are out to improve. “Most people in our comm...

Trio of aces defies the odds

IN an amazing start to the year, three Rosebud Country Club players in the women’s competition scored holes-in-one on the same hole on the same day. Members Jan Brown, Narelle Colahan and guest Suzan...

Distribution cost cuts may lead to cheaper gas bills

GAS prices for Mornington Peninsula households are likely to drop between $40 and $185 a year from next year as network charges fall 11 per cent. This surprising revelation comes as most gas consumer...

Earhart’s car lands at Mornington

A CAR given to pioneering women aviator Amelia Earhart will be in Mornington next month as part of the RACV Great Australian Rally. The front wheel drive supercharged Cord was a present from Earhart’...

Groups lining up to stop land sales

PLANS to fast track the rezoning and sale of Melbourne Water-owned land in Rosebud has infuriated residents and raised fears that the land grab will impact the future of Mt Eliza land that is now a h...

Molly’s overseas mission to stop germs

BLAIRGOWRIE nursing student Molly Moore is still a year away from qualifying, but the 22-year-old hopes her proactive approach to healthcare will reduce death and disease in third world environments....

Can European trio boost Strikers’ title tilt?

SOCCER By Craig MacKenzie PLAYERS from Italy, Switzerland and England could play crucial roles in Peninsula Strikers’ assault on the State 2 South-East championship. Italian defensive midfielder Lean...