After siren goal tops off thriller

DIVISION TWO MPNFL football is underway for 2019 after Rye and Pearcedale kicked off the season with a thriller. The division two season opener saw Rye face off against Pearcedale in difficult condit...

Titans to thrash it out in opener

DIVISION ONE DIVISION One football will kick off on Saturday in the MPNFL, with a clash of the titans between Frankston YCW and Sorrento the headline act. The two powerhouses will do battle at John C...

Late, late show for Langy, Pines

SOCCER LATE goals and a Mark Pagliarulo master class highlighted last weekend’s round of league games. Langwarrin had to wait until the 88th minute to break through against Box Hill United, goals in ...

Freedman unveils talented two-year-olds

JUST one month after claiming the $1.5 million Group One Blue Diamond Stakes with Lyre, Pinecliff-based trainer Anthony Freedman has unveiled yet another two talented two-year-old’s. Coming off a Mor...

Shire to clamp down on overdue rates

THE sum outstanding in the Shire of Frankston and Hastings for arrears of rates totals something like £800.  At last Thursday’s Council meeting it was decided to get this amount in without furth...

Schools’ day out for the environment

Hundreds of Mornington Peninsula schoolchildren were last week taking in the environment message as relayed by such presenters as Lionel Lauch, above right. Ivy, Lily and Jaeda, bottom left, from Osb...

Easing the way to end of life’s ‘journey’

A MORNINGTON aged care worker’s role in improving dying residents’ quality of life has been recognised with an excellence in age services award. Clinical care coordinator Ryan Rodrigues’ End of Life ...

Bringing cancer treatment ‘closer to home’

Cancer patients could be treated in Mornington within two years. The federal government has allocated $10 million in this week’s budget for a cancer treatment centre to be built at The Bays Hospital....

End of summer, The Pillars report

The popularity of The Pillars, a cliff jumping spot at Mt Martha, has led to the banning of alcohol, restricted car parking, dire warnings of death or injury and “the wall” – a fence to try and stop ...

Mynas are no minor problem in the wild

By Barry Morris Two men are waging war against Indian myna birds, sometimes called flying rats and cane toads of the sky, which they say are a scourge on the Australian landscape. Peter Wiltshire, se...