The death of George Griffeth keenly felt in community

BY the death of the late Cr. Geo. Griffeth, of “Two Bays Nurseries”, Somerville and district has sustained a loss that will be very keenly felt and deplored. Since coming to the district in 1888, whe...

Rock ’n’ rods festival

HOT rods, classics, pin ups and trade stalls, fender benders, DJ Jeff and the Rockin’ Daddies will feature at the Rosebud Rock ‘n’ Rods Festival, 10am-5pm, Sunday 9 April. The ninth annual event is a...

All aboard the ale train

Mornington Railway has teamed up with Mornington Peninsula Brewery to create a great new event to lock into the calendar on Saturday 22 April; The Ale Train.  This event combines the relaxing experie...

Alarm as Ron ‘dodges bullet’

A PATIENT dubbed by his doctor as “the luckiest man in Rosebud” has thanked his good fortune – and his personal alarm – for saving his life. Rosebud man, Ron Hampton, was recently saved by the device...

Mitchell doesn’t disappoint fans

RYE super-boxer Jayde Mitchell “stepped on the gas” in the sixth round to overpower rival Les Sherrington at the popular Punches at the Park III event on Saturday 18 March. Mitchell stormed to a TKO ...

Golf’s fashionable move with the times

SKIRTS below the knee? Nope. Long socks? You’re kidding! Checks and plaid shirts? Forget it! That’s the message from Moonah Links golf course where leggings, lycra and active wear are de rigueur in t...

Councillors eat cake as shire turns 20

MORNINGTON Peninsula Shire celebrated the 20-year anniversary of its inaugural council meeting held on 20 March 1997 at the Rosebud Council Chamber. The occaision was marked with the cutting of a cak...

Store goes to market

THE long-established business occupying the Stringers building at Sorrento is up for sale. The general store and 90-seat cafe at 2-8 Ocean Beach Rd, has a 22-year lease with options. The café has 90 ...

Outdoor artists to exhibit

WORKS by the late Mt Martha artist Rudi Fuchs will feature at the Peninsula Plein Air Painters annual exhibition and sale at Sorrento over Easter. Fuchs, 88 who passed away last December, was born in...

Call for new faces on A-Day group

THE unexpected resignation of key Dromana Australia Day committee members has forced the scheduling of an annual meeting to find replacements. The president, treasurer and six members of the committe...