Doors close at The Long Table

RESTAURATEURS Samantha Fitzgerald and Andrew Doughton are “hanging up our aprons” after selling The Long Table at Red Hill South. “After 15 years, we will be closing the doors of our beloved little r...

Getting in early to lift cycle of care

A program under which children receive care and advice from paediatricians at school – rather than having to visit a hospital or clinic – is being hailed a success after 12 months. The outreach strat...

Taking plastic out of shopping

ROSEBUD Boomerang Bags landed their “first strike” at the Rosebud Plaza, Saturday 2 June, with more than 200 bags distributed and $372 in donations received. “We had to be quick on our feet in that f...

Councils united for football team

THE world game at its highest level in Australia may be coming to the south-east region. Frankston and Mornington Peninsula councils have both thrown their support behind a regional bid to start a pr...

‘Slow traffic or use noise barriers on freeway’

A KEY message to come out of a traffic forum attended by about 100 residents at the Rosebud Country Club, Wednesday 30 May, was to slow traffic down to 80kph or build noise barriers on the Mornington...

Park residents worry over futures

CAPEL Caravan Park residents concerned about becoming “homeless” if their park is redeveloped held a meeting onsite, Friday 1 June. Organiser Wayne Iremonger said up to 135 “mainly elderly and many l...

Summit focus on green wedge

THE long-term protection of the Mornington Peninsula’s rural areas will be the focus of a green wedge summit on Friday 22 June at Main Ridge Community Hall, Main Ridge. Mornington Peninsula Shire Cou...

Mural reflects ‘creative freedom’

RED Hill artist and gallery owner Michael Leeworthy’s latest mural – and probably the one most special to him – will be officially launched on Friday. Painted on a wall behind the Red Hill Trading Co...

Cyclist dies in Moorooduc collision

A cyclist has died following a collision with a garbage truck in Moorooduc, Monday 11 June. It’s believed the cyclist and the truck were involved in a collision on Moorooduc Highway near Bungower Roa...