Douglas lands Super win at Caulfield

MORNINGTON-based jockey Clayton Douglas landed his maiden victory at Caulfield on Saturday 13 April. Having had previously ridden at the track four times, the prominent jumps and flat jockey steered ...

Frankston’s Ragged Boys Home to get a new wing

AT the last meeting of the committee of the Ragged Boys’ Home it was reported that 40 boys were in residence at the Frankston Home, and it was agreed that a new wing be added to the home.  Mr. J...

‘Something special’ for old hospital site

THE new owners of the former Mt Eliza hospital site in Jacksons Road last week described it as a “blank canvas offering unique opportunities”. Melbourne-based property developer Hengyi Pacific bought...

Heritage ‘Ramsay House’ opens for first time

A SMALL holiday house perched on a cliff above Ranelagh Beach at Mt Eliza will be open to the public later this month for the first time in its 82-year history. Small it may be, but Ramsay House, bui...

Winter wrap for The Pillars fence

The fence along the Esplanade at Mt Martha designed to cut off access to The Pillars cliff-jumping site will be pulled down after Easter. Although not entirely effective, the fence did lead to a larg...

Councils link up on transport

Mornington Peninsula and Frankston councils want to meet with the Minister for Public Transport Melissa Horne and Minister for Transport Infrastructure Jacinta Allan to discuss extending the electric...

Campaign looks back to the future

CAMPAIGNING for the Saturday 18 May federal election has begun in Flinders with a backward look at still unresolved issues. Despite the drip-feed of “good news” from the incumbent, Liberal Greg Hunt,...

Driver charged after fatal crash in suburban street

A 21-year-old Rye man has been charged with one count of culpable driving causing death and two counts of negligently causing serious injury after a fatal crash in Tootgarook early Friday 12 April. S...