Huffing, puffing down the line

PUFFING Billy took on 2500 intrepid runners on Sunday in the 36th Great Train Race between Belgrave and Emerald – including four from Tyabb. The 13.5km course was tortuous and hilly, the competitors ...

Poppies among the pages

POPPIES picked on Flanders Fields, France, during WWI have been found in the pages of a book donated to the Victorian Maritime Centre Museum, Crib Point. Honorary member Norman Oates donated the book...

Church seeks way to reopen op shop

WHILE there is no shortage of volunteers wanting to get the Holy Trinity Anglican Church’s opportunity shop back in business, its reopening depends on engineers’ assessing the building’s “structural ...

Garden supplies fire lights up the night

HASTINGS and Bittern CFA brigades fought a yard fire at a Hastings garden supplies business, corner of Frankston-Flinders Rd and Haddock St, 11pm, Wednesday 26 April. First Lieutenant Alan Millar, of...

Fisherman saved

A MAN fishing off the rocks at Cape Schanck on Sunday 30 April was lucky to escape with his life after being swept into the sea seas by a wave, 1pm. Senior Sergeant Phillip Hulley, of Frankston polic...

Business case bid for ferry

TENDERS close in eight days for consultants to prepare “comprehensive business case” for a Cowes to Stony Point car ferry. An economic study produced six years ago put the overall cost of the project...