Main Ridge make their move

DISTRICT MAIN RIDGE has thrown down the challenge and is making its move in MPCA District cricket. Going into the third last match of the home and away season, the Ridge are currently in fifth place ...

The Doggies play with intent

PROVINCIAL MORNINGTON made its intentions well and truly known on Saturday that it is looking for an outright victory against Long Island at Alexandra Park. In a very tight 2016-17 season, every poin...

Tight tussle for Frogs, Yabbies

SUB-DISTRICT AN amazing 18 wickets fell in the MPCA Sub District match between Tootgarook and Tyabb on the opening day on Saturday. After 80 overs of play, there isn’t a clear-cut favourite to win th...

MPCA robbed of Country Week final

COUNTRY WEEK THE Mornington Peninsula Cricket Association Sharks failed to make the Country Week final despite winning three of its four matches last week. The new-looking MPCA, boasting nine new fac...

Baxter, Heart square off in showdown No 5

SOCCER By Craig MacKenzie THE match of the day in the opening round of the local league season between Rosebud Heart and Baxter has been transferred to Baxter Park. Originally scheduled as a Heart ho...

A Pianoforte scholarship on offer

UP to the 20th of this month Miss Theodora Carter, A.T.C.L., of 6 Pine Grove, Malvern, offers 12 months’ free tuition for pianoforte scholarship to be awarded to the a most promising candidate, not n...

Blues at The Briars

Mt Martha will be playing the blues again on February 25th. What could be better than sunshine, the beautiful setting of The Briars homestead, the very best local food and drink, plus awesome fun stu...

Vince Jones comes to town

Australia’s foremost jazz vocalist, Vince Jones, is heading to the peninsula on March 9, leading a celebration of one of rock’s greatest music performers, Van Morrison. With his reputation as a remar...

Retired but still going strong

EARLY childhood teacher Lyn Knight has retired after 22 years at St Marks Uniting Church in Mornington – a playgroup that she started. During that time she was said to have influenced hundreds of chi...

Artist takes minister for prize ride to the polo

NEVER one to miss an opportunity to make fun (and make a point) of those he sees as benefitting from the public purse, Seaford artist Tony Sowersby has chosen Foreign Minister Julie Bishop as the sub...