Islanders oppose prison farm ‘vision’

FRENCH Island residents concerned about ambitious plans by Chinese investors to turn the rural hamlet into a “second Phillip Island” will discuss their fears with Hastings MP Neale Burgess this Sunda...

Swastikas ‘repugnant’, says civil rights group

THE daubing of a red swastika on a gum tree outside Bittern train station has drawn condemnation from members of a leading civil rights organisation. Hastings police are also trying to track down the...

Callout for art to help ‘save’ green wedge

THE Mornington Peninsula can mean many things to many people. The 2016 census puts the peninsula’s population at 150,000, but the number on the ground is often much greater. Thousands visit on a dail...

Miller’s soccer academy up and running

FORMER Socceroos assistant coach Scott Miller is keen to provide elite soccer coaching for junior boys and girls throughout the Mornington Peninsula. Miller is the principal of Identity Pro Academy b...

Five-star Pines, Johnston steps down

SOCCER A SUPERB first half-display from Frankston Pines and the shock resignation of Peninsula Strikers president Trevor Johnston were the big talking points to emerge from last weekend’s round of ma...

Red Hill continue their rampant run

DIVISION TWO RED Hill have secured their fifth consecutive win in MPNFL Division Two football, continuing their rampaging run with a big win over Hastings. Hasting started well and kept in touch with...

Ladder leading Sharks outrun Redlegs

DIVISION ONE SORRENTO Sharks have survived an almighty scare courtesy of Mt Eliza, but held on to claim all four points in their top of the ladder clash at Emil Madsen Reserve. Mt Eliza were fighting...

California’s Radio Moscow Hits Victoria

US Blues Rock Royalty Head Down Under With ‘New Beginnings’ California power-trio Radio Moscow have just announced their return to Australia with a two week tour planned for down under in just a few ...

Freak accident at Crib Point Base

A SEVERE and painful accident occurred at Crib Point Naval Base last week, by which Mr R. Brown, of Bittern, sustained severe injuries. He was attending to some machinery, when, by some means, his cl...