Programs support Defence families

A $15,000 grant to Cerberus Cottage will enable it to deliver courses, gatherings, events and services for Australian Defence Force families. The money for the HMAS Cerberus-based centre is part of $...

Crime figures down

CRIME Statistics Agency figures released last week show a 6.5 per cent drop in crime on the Mornington Peninsula in the 12 months to June. Local Area Commander Inspector Janene Denton said while ther...

New homes for families at Crib Point

MODERN and affordable homes for low-income families will be built on the site of a former college at Crib Point which was being demolished this week. Habit for Humanity is building “at least five” si...

Division One: A season in review

DIVISION ONE Sorrento SORRENTO bounced back brilliantly from their early season dramas, which saw coach Tony Blackford replaced Luke Tapscott in rushed circumstances. The Sharks had an excellent home...

Skelly in, Armour out, Morrison back

SOCCER THE silly season exploded into action last week with Jamie Skelly, Billy Armour and Scott Morrison taking a spin on the annual coaching merry-go-round. And more local clubs will join in shortl...

Pirates strike grand final glory

MORNINGTON Pirates Baseball Club has topped off a thrilling season with two grand final victories on Saturday 1 September and Sunday 9 September. The Pirates’ Senior C2 side scored a narrow one-run v...

Mornington beat Frankston in football match

A FOOTBALL match between Frankston and Mornington was played at Mornington on Saturday last, and resulted in a win for the home team by a substantial majority. *** A “BACK to Childhood” dance the pro...

Woman injured in crash with police car

A POLICE car responding to an “urgent job” last week collided with another car injuring an elderly woman. Both cars sustained significant damage. The Mornington-based Ford Territory police vehicle wa...

Actor’s challenging, uphill road

Steve Bastoni’s often on call. He’s an actor and is ready to fit into a role at a director’s discretion. But his job also has a lot to do with timing and he knows “hurrying is just not worth it, espe...

Awards for preserving the past for the future

RAMSAY House, at Rendlesham Avenue, Mt Eliza, has won this year’s Mornington Peninsula Heritage Awards in the category: Restoration of a Heritage Place. The house was designed and built by Roy Ground...