There’s no way eggs, or kids, can beat the heat

MORNINGTON Peninsula residents have received an illustration of the danger of leaving kids, pets – and even eggs – in their cars on hot days. Rye Fire Brigade received a photo from a visiting Queensl...

Climate change ‘will affect peninsula life’

MOST respondents to a Peninsula Speaks online survey believe that man-made climate change is real and that it will affect life on the Mornington Peninsula. “Although Mornington Peninsula Shire is to ...

Battle of the bulge on way back to the top

A RYE boxer who had success as an amateur in the middleweight ranks and then let his weight balloon to 130kg before returning to the ring as a professional and rising to be among the top 20 fighters ...

Volunteer to bank on

ONE of the Mornington Peninsula’s busiest volunteers and community contributors has been recognised with the inaugural ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’ in the shire’s Australia Day awards. Barry Irving, ...

Honour for work at Shrine

BLAIRGOWRIE resident Denis Baguley, above, will be a familiar name to many in Greater Melbourne for his contributions to the revival of the Shrine of Remembrance. The former Melburnian, who moved to ...

Paralympian awarded

ROSEBUD resident Heath Davidson was awarded an OAM for service to sport as a gold medallist at the 2016 Paralympic Games at Rio. Davidson, 29, contracted the virus transverse myelitis at five months,...

State, shire recognise service with awards

THE Mornington Peninsula was well represented in this year’s Australia Day Honours List, which recognised almost 200 Victorians among 958 people from various industries and communities around the cou...

Top citizen wants to extend and expand autism care

MORNINGTON Peninsula’s Citizen of the Year Bianca Appleford established the Light Up Autism Foundation on the southern peninsula, providing opportunities for children with autism spectrum disorder to...

Brittain dominates again

PROVINCIAL MORNINGTON Peninsula Cricket Association star Chris Brittain single-handedly defeated Moorooduc in Provincial cricket on Saturday after smashing an incredible 232 for Baxter. The master al...

Demons get their first win

DISTRICT RYE avoided a reverse outright attempt by Seaford to win its first game of the season in MPCA District cricket. Resuming at 5/111 on day two of the match and chasing Seaford’s first innings ...