Pitch perfect on world stage

SOMERVILLE’S Genevieve Beacom this month achieved her dream of playing in the Cal Ripken World Series of Baseball in Missouri, US. Genevieve became the first female starting pitcher in the 16-year hi...

Eating first meal a milestone for Emma

EMMA Coles was only able to eat her first full meal of solid foods when she was 11 years old. And that was years after she began working with Peninsula Health speech pathologist Danielle Surwald to o...

Hundreds of guns surrendered

HUNDREDS of firearms have been handed in for registration, sale or destruction in Victoria in the first month of National Firearms Amnesty. As of the end of July, 751 firearms had been surrendered in...

Drinkers made to toe red line

IT’S not obvious to patrons, but a red line on a planning permit shows just where (and sometimes when) alcohol can be consumed at outlets throughout the Mornington Peninsula. A bid to extend the red ...

Opinions sought on changes to foreshore

PUBLIC comment is being sought for a plan designed to “establish a consistent identity” for the Hastings foreshore from Hodgins Rd in the north to Reid Pde in the south. Mornington Peninsula Shire co...

Endless possibilities

CRIB Point Primary School pupils are “counting down the days” until they get to perform at next month’s Victorian State Schools’ Spectacular at Hi Sense arena. The theme for this year’s show on 16 Se...

Sharks end Tigers’ hopes

PENINSULA LEAGUE BONBEACH put an end to Seaford’s season on Saturday, knocking them out of the finals’ race with a convincing 47 point victory. It was a key game for both teams, Bonbeach needing to w...

Buds breathe life into Nepean race

NEPEAN LEAGUE A WEEK is a long time in football. A little over seven days ago Rosebud drew with Hastings and came out of that game looking highly unlikely of winning the 2017 Nepean Division premiers...

Langwarrin, Skye still have fate in own hands

SOCCER By Craig MacKenzie THE race for the State 1 South-East title and a spot in the 2018 NPL is on in earnest after Mornington’s 4-2 win over Langwarrin at Lawton Park on Saturday. The result cuts ...