Baby formula binge

A shoplifter with a penchant for baby formula is being sought by detectives. The man, pictured, entered the Woolworths supermarket at Bentons Square, Dunns Road, Mornington 5pm, Saturday 9 March, and...

No fire sale, but station ready for action

THE real estate agent’s waiver said it all: “Please note this is a working fire station at the moment. Inspections may be cancelled at short notice.” And so, forewarned, potential buyers of the old C...

Heatherhill heap misery on Rosebud

PENINSULA BADEN Powell are champions of the Peninsula division of MPCA cricket after defeating Main Ridge at Pearcedale Rec Reserve last weekend. On day one Main Ridge chose to bat first, and would h...

Council leaves Southern seething

SOCCER FRANKSTON council re-turfed Monterey Reserve on Friday and the work was so extensive that Southern United was forced to call-off five matches scheduled for the venue on Saturday. The local wom...

Shelley shows her dee-termination

MORNINGTON’S Shelley Heath made her debut for Melbourne Football Club’s AFLW team on 9 March.  The 18-year-old, who finished school last year after attending Mornington Secondary College, was dr...

Self Sense crowned Cup champion

MORNINGTON-based trainers made the Mornington Cup day their own on Saturday 23 March, claiming both of the day’s feature races, the Mornington Cup and the Hareeba Stakes, as well as winning four of t...

Early settler, Henry Scarborough, dies at 81

MR Henry Scarborough, who died at the residence of his son, Cranbourne Road, Frankston, on Tuesday last, had attained the ripe old age of 81 years.  He was born in 1838 near what is now Market S...

History becomes her

JO Cooper is a woman with a firm grasp on history. The Peninsula Grange resident who celebrated her 102nd birthday on Saturday 9 March with family and friends, lays claim to being born in Sorrento as...

Refugees face difficulties settling in

Human rights advocate and lawyer Nyadol Nyuon spoke of her family’s difficulties of adjusting to a new society after being brought to Australia from a refugee camp in Kenya. Ms Nyuon, who was born in...