Tracing life of ‘living legend’

THE launch of a book about long-time Flinders identity Christie Johnstone will be a feature of local RSL activities in the lead-up to Anzac Day (25 April) at Flinders. The 98-year-old farmer was born...

AGL set to seek approvals

POWER supplier AGL expects to apply this month for regulatory approvals to moor a floating gas import terminal at Crib Point. If given the go ahead, the company would bring the first gas ashore in ab...

Eagles fly high, Baxter breaks through

SOCCER SOMERVILLE Eagles continued their winning ways in State 5 South with a 3-1 win over Aspendale at Tyabb Central Recreation Reserve on Saturday. Eagles’ player-coach Dave Greening refuses to dis...

Yabbies drown when it counts

DIVISION TWO TYABB conceded the final six goals of the game to lose in a nail biter against Hastings in round two of MPNFL Division Two football on Saturday. Tyabb was cruising to victory against pre...

Stonecats all alone on top

DIVISION ONE FRANKSTON YCW sits alone at the top of the MPNFL Division One ladder after beating Bonbeach in miserable conditions, 6.11 (47) to 4.8 (32), at the John Coburn Oval on Saturday. The Stone...

George’s Marvellous Medicine

WHAT starts as just another boring day for George quickly turns into a marvellous experiment of epic proportions! Cleverly adapted from the much-loved book by Roald Dahl, George’s Marvellous Medicine...

Wilson of Frankston killed in France

WE deeply regret to announce the death while on active service of Private C. R. Wilson, who was killed in France on April 3rd. Before enlisting he was a constant visitor to Frankston and was a captai...

Car parks lost in town’s expansion

FINDING a car park in Mt Eliza’s shopping centre is about to become more difficult with the loss of at least five per cent of the village’s 1017 parking spaces. The busy centre will lose 30 car parks...

A day for dogs at the park

DOGS of all ages, breeds, shapes and sizes will be the centre of attention at Mt Eliza Rotary Club’s third Bark in the Park Dog Expo on Sunday 22 April. This event will be held 10am-2pm in John Butle...

Nursing home to ease family trauma

A NURSING home planned at Mt Martha would help avoid trauma and problems caused when elderly people are forced to move away from their families and community. “In many cases elderly couples are separ...