MBRG annual rose pruning event

The annual rose pruning event is the most important event on the Mornington Botanical Rose Gardens calendar. Not only is it necessary for the on-going care of the rose bushes, it is a social event fo...

Strikers down Pines, Seaford wins again

SOCCER PENINSULA Strikers gave themselves a lifeline by winning Saturday’s State 2 South-East derby 2-0 against Frankston Pines at Monterey Reserve. It was only the club’s second win in a season of t...

Hastings hold onto top five by beating Yabbies

DIVISION TWO HASTINGS have established a six-point gap between themselves and sixth place with a big win over Tyabb to put themselves in pole position for a finals spot. Hastings showed their intent ...

Sharks slip up in sluggish conditions

DIVISION ONE LADDER leaders Sorrento Sharks succumbed to Bonbeach in a shock loss at home this Saturday in wet and windy weather. Bonbeach, who have struggled with inconsistency all through the seaso...

Somerville resident farewelled

THE news of Mrs George Gomm’s death, which took place at her residence last Sunday, was received with deep regret by a large circle of friends. Mrs Gomm was an old resident of Somerville and had been...

Changing schools can be a backward step

CHANGING schools can have a detrimental effect on a student’s mental health and academic performance. Exploring the effects of “school transition on student wellbeing” formed the basis of a talk give...

Truck makes house call

A TRUCK driver was lucky to escape injury when his tipper rolled down a slope and into a Mornington house, Thursday 5 July. Sergeant David Collins, of Somerville Highway Patrol, said the 47-year-old ...

Estuary threatened by unmade roads

RESIDENTS will be asked to consider the environmental effects on Balcombe Creek of their continuing opposition to having their roads sealed. Unmade roads are being blamed for the gradual silting of t...