Private Rogers suffering from mumps

PRIVATE Rogers was unfortunate enough to be suffering from mumps on his arrival in France. *** THE Hon Secretary of the Frankston District Roll of Honor Fund wishes to acknowledge receipt of 5s from ...

Boats plan floated for Devilbend

PARKS Victoria is planning to allow non-powered watercraft such as kayaks and canoes to use parts of Devilbend Reservoir for recreation. Shore-based fishing is already allowed in some areas and now P...

Legal centre faces ‘crisis’ budget cut

A FRANKSTON-based legal service that has helped thousands of low-income clients to access free legal advice and representation will be forced to turn away clients when the federal government cuts fun...

Goodwill gesture keeps Lily in the race

MT MARTHA triathlete Lily van Raay’s first race with the Victorian Triathlon Team at Glenelg, South Australia, in early February ended in disaster. Her $3000 bike, parked with others at their caravan...

New sports pavilion

A $3 million-plus sports pavilion will be built at Citation Recreation Reserve, Mt Martha. Mornington Peninsula Shire Council approved the tender at its Monday 30 January meeting. The single-level pa...

A crane that’s turning heads in Mornington

THE huge crane working above a large commercial site in Nepean Highway, Mornington, has been turning drivers’ heads for a few months. Ralph Mackie, of the Frankston-based construction company that be...

CEO study tour deal revealed

AN overseas trip at ratepayers’ expense could be on the horizon for Mornington Peninsula Shire CEO Carl Cowie thanks to a study tour allowance sanctioned by councillors. Councillors during the previo...

Life and age ‘falls into place’

TWO Peninsula Grange Aged Care residents are celebrating milestone birthdays at the Mornington centre. Jo Cooper, who turns 100 on Thursday 9 March, when born in Sorrento was the first great-great-gr...

Shoppers opt to help brigade

A DROMANA supermarket’s generosity has paid dividends for Dromana Fire Brigade, which has received more than $300,000 in donations through the Ritchies Community Benefit Program. This makes the briga...