Nothing eerie about eagles new home

A PAIR of wedge-tailed eagles has moved into Pearcedale and, with the birds’ known longevity, they are almost certain to be long term residents. The eagles are living in a specially-constructed aviar...

New owner sets store by history

By Teresa Murphy THE retro brown-brick facade remains and crowds still queue for fish ‘n’ chips at peak holiday times, but much has changed at Balnarring Beach’s general store. Now ...

Motorcyclist dies

A MOTORCYCLIST who died after colliding with a minibus on French Island on Sunday 23 April was not wearing a helmet. Leading Senior Constable Lauren McNiece, of Somerville Highway Patrol, said the ma...

Planners back ‘super’ market

PLANS to redevelop the former Masters’ site in Mornington into a 4250 square metre supermarket, six retail outlets over 6950 square metres and a 100 square metre cafe, has received strong backing fro...

Golf club in the rough over lease

THE not-for-profit club which has been running Devilbend Golf Course for the past 43 years may be sidelined to make way for a commercial manager. Mornington Peninsula Shire officers have told council...

Silky champion joins ‘300 club’

PENINSULA LEAGUE KARINGAL champion Michael Burke played his 300th game on Sunday against Frankston YCW. The six-time best and fairest winner, premiership player and league medallist became only the 1...

‘Olympic’ away day win for Hillmen

NEPEAN LEAGUE RED Hill made it two wins on the trot on Saturday when it dominated for much of the afternoon to beat Rosebud at Olympic Park for the first time since 1985. Rosebud led inside the first...

Rules, discipline forged long bonds for nurses

THE old rule that nurses “live in” during their training years ago forged bonds which are still strong today. This was apparent when 35 out of a group of 50 former nurses at the Royal Melbourne Hospi...