MPNFL Sharks outclassed in tough interleague battle

INTERLEAGUE WITH regular MPNFL football put on hold for the week, the 2018 AFL Community Championships brought together the best and brightest from the league to take on the Northern Football Netball...

Mornington soldiers make ultimate sacrifice

IN the 401st casualty list published on Monday appears the name of a Peninsula soldier who has made the supreme sacrifice – Private H. S. Clarke, of Mornington. In the same list, Corporal W. J....

Solar, battery technology powering ahead

A NEW solar and battery system at Sorrento Community Centre will lower electricity bills, act as a renewable energy education centre for visitors and redirect power back to the grid during days of pe...

Seeing stars for the record

AN attempt to break a Guinness World Record for the most people stargazing across multiple venues will be held this week at The Briars Astronomy Centre, Mt Martha. Mornington Peninsula Astronomical S...

Farmer says eagles killed calf

MOOROODUC farmer David Sims believes eagles killed a new-born calf overnight at his Derril Road property, Thursday 17 May. He said he saw the eagles on the carcase as he drove into the paddock next m...

Shire backs down on parking fines

FINES issued to five motorists in Booker Avenue, Mornington, last week have been withdrawn by Mornington Peninsula Shire. Motorist David Tucker and other staff from the nearby Peninsula Grange retire...

Orange day to honour SES

PEOPLE can show appreciation this month for State Emergency Services volunteers who help out during road rescues and storms. Wednesday 23 May is Wear Orange Wednesday (WOW) Day, a nationwide day for ...

Call to cut freeway noise

MEMBERS of a Safety Beach action group are frustrated that VicRoads has done little to curb increased traffic noise on the Mornington Peninsula Freeway. They say the noise deprives them of sleep, cau...

Shire off line in train talks

Mornington Peninsula Shire wants Hastings, not Baxter, to be the end of the line when it comes to an electrified railway. The Labor state government has started a study to assess the cost benefits of...