Blankets to cover sensory needs

IMPROVING the well-being of some of the most vulnerable people in the community is a cause worth pursuing. So, a project to relieve the boredom and cognitive decline of people living with dementia an...

Boom arm broken

A CAR snapped off a boom gate arm at the railway crossing on Baxter-Tooraddin Road, Baxter, Monday 1 July. The incident about 11.40am was said to have caused “significant damage” to the operation of ...

Shire to back airshow if permit sought

MORNINGTON Peninsula Shire’s requirement that Peninsula Aero Club conform to planning rules could jeopardise the staging of next year’s air show at Tyabb airfield. Club president Jack Vevers sees the...

Gas delay an ‘opportunity’

AN announcement that AGL is delaying its plans to import gas through Crib Point by one year has renewed calls for the power companies and governments to work towards “a real renewable energy future”....