Hot cars a deadly risk

DESPITE 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, Ambu...

Art trail is all about sharing

Artists who opened their studios to the public over two weekends late last year see the annual Peninsula Studio Trail as a chance to share information. “I find it rewarding to share information with ...

Musical theatre trip of a lifetime

SIX young Mornington Peninsula performers are getting ready for the musical theatre experience of a lifetime. Aussie All-Stars members Leikny Middleton, Baylin Carradine, Chloe Mason, Tamika Buckby, ...

Fence no barrier to The Pillars

THE “temporary” fence designed to block access to The Pillars cliff jumping site at Mt Martha has effectively divided the community. Dubbed an eyesore and ineffective, the fence also sits on a narrow...

Call for govt to control jet skis

IT is the height of the summer holidays and the roar of jet skis is the background noise at many Mornington Peninsula beaches. Rye and Safety Beach are two of the main launching places for what are o...