Shire extends Belgravia links

BELGRAVIA Leisure has been hired until 2022 to run the soon-to-be-completed $9 million Somerville Recreation Centre. The deal extends Mornington Peninsula Shire’s partnership with the sports manageme...

Picture perfect Christmas

PHOTOGRAPHER Kelly McDonald, above, is one of the master editors giving children in hospital a picturesque lift over Christmas. Volunteers from the The heART Project photograph the children in hospit...

Shakespeare’s ‘battle’ returns to Coolart

SHAKESPEARE’S Much Ado About Nothing will be performed at Coolart Homestead and Wetlands 5pm, Saturday and Sunday 5 and 6 January, at the Coolart homestead, Somers. The play is Shakespeare’s humorous...

Girls reign supreme in Little Aths Christmas Handicap

MORNINGTON Little Athletics Centre topped off their year with their very own junior version of the Stawell Gift, the Christmas Handicap, on Saturday 8 December. Junior athletes from under-6s through ...

Bowls finals run and won

THE State Triples and Fours bowls competitions have been run and won in the past two weeks. After a re-schedule of play, the Triples were played at the Mount Eliza Bowling Club on Wednesday 5 Decembe...

Hodgson’s $3.4 million legacy

SOCCER GARY Hodgson’s legacy to Frankston Pines may be the greatest gift of any president in the club’s history. He was the driving force behind a push that started off with a successful bid for a gr...

Baxter get the win over Mt Eliza

PROVINCIAL BAXTER have pushed on to claim a victory over Mt Eliza at Greg Beck Oval. Needing just 36 runs to claim a first innings win with six wickets in hand, Baxter went on to surpass their target...

The “Standard” transferred to new ownership

THE proprietorship of the “Standard” has been transferred to Mr Wm. Crawford Young, son of the retiring owner. Mr Young, senr., after a long and active career in the newspaper world is about to retir...

Hot car warning

DESPITE the publicity, and the pleas for parents to use common sense, every year in Australia more than 5000 children are rescued after being left alone in hot cars. In the year to the end of August,...

Conceal car keys

SEVEN out of 10 cars are stolen with their own keys – a statistic that’s alarming police. Crime Stoppers Victoria is urging drivers to consider how easy they are making it for thieves by leaving thei...