Concerns over ‘mega’ market

AN application for a $4 million “mega” supermarket on the site of the former Masters store on Mornington-Tyabb Rd is causing concerns among planners. Mornington Peninsula Shire Council is assessing a...

Court action attracts internationals

THE Mornington Peninsula Tennis International which started this week at Mornington, has attracted the highest number of international entrants in its three-year history. Players include former world...

Artist has solo show in store

IT’S never too late to have your first solo art exhibition. That’s what 85-year-old Mornington resident Brian Gibbs thought – and last week he was busy hanging 18 paintings on the walls of the Somers...

Helpers flock to school after rampage

A “COUPLE of dills” who went on a vandalism spree at Rosebud Primary School last week are no match for the “many thousands of wonderful people” in the school community. Principal Stephen Fisher, who ...

Artists rally to save iconic site

PRESSURE is mounting to stop demolition of the iconic building that once housed Manyung Gallery in Mt Eliza. More than 400 people signed a petition in just three days to prevent the loss of the build...

Police focus on crime reduction, says chief

SOUTHERN Metro Region divisional commander Superintendent Glenn Weir last week downplayed a rise in crime in October-December last year. Crime Statistics Agency data released on Thursday painted a bl...

Young yachtie feels her way in the water

A GRAND feeling of “independence” is a motivating factor in getting out on the water for blind sailor Latisha Davenport. An enthusiastic participant in Rye Primary School’s sailing program, Latisha s...