A garden that will keep on giving

GOOD things will soon be growing at Westernport Mission Centre’s community garden in Hastings. The collaborative project to promote healthy communities opened last week. The money came from a place-b...

‘I am’ here to stay in a roundabout way

THE once-controversial sculpture “I am” is to stay at the roundabout on the main intersection in Flinders. A survey by Mornington Peninsula Shire has shown enough support to justify the sculpture rem...

Hotel answers job seeker’s call

FINDING a job can be difficult at the best of times, but can be even harder for anyone with a long term disability. Nathan Edwards, an experienced kitchen hand who enjoys the busy atmosphere of a com...

No butts, shoppers asked to support e-cigs

FOUR collectors in white and red “Legalise vaping” t-shirts were approaching shoppers at Balnarring Shopping Centre last week seeking signatures for a petition to support the use of electronic cigare...

Shop of bargains, bonhomie

THE op shop behind the Holy Trinity Church in Church St, Hastings, is back in business – in a portable building. A crowd gathered to welcome the shop’s return after the original building was destroye...

State resumes port control

THE state government has resumed management of the Port of Hastings through the Victorian Regional Channels Authority. The port was run under contract until 30 June by Patrick Ports Hastings, also kn...