Awards, recital and time to smell the roses for OAMs

THE Mornington Peninsula Regional Group of the Order of Australia Association held its 2017 Annual Schools Award ceremony at Beleura House and Garden, Mornington, on Friday the 10th of November. The ...

Fire in eaves

AN electrical fire which started in power lines caused $30,000 damage to an elevated holiday house at Rye, 8pm, Monday 6 November. A neighbour said she smelled smoke in Michael St and saw sparks comi...

Operation Furlong race has been run

POLICE breath-tested about 14,000 drivers in the Frankston and Mornington Peninsula Shire council areas over the Melbourne Cup long weekend with 28 being found to be either drink-or-drug driving. Ano...

Open studio weekends

TWO open studio weekends will be held on the Peninsula Studio Trail where visitors can meet the artists, find out what inspires them and learn about the creative process. Opening times are 10am-5pm, ...

Yukon’s wilderness gives artist a new take on life

JEWELLERY artist Katrina Newman, of McCrae, has returned from a Canadian Wilderness Artists Residency saying it was “an experience like no other”. “I was surrounded by creative people and the voyage ...

Hold the phone…

THREE phone towers will be built at Tuerong, Tuerong West and Main Ridge West. They will offer “consistent mobile coverage to more than 200 premises that previously had poor or no mobile services”, a...

Junior sailors learn the ropes

THERE’S been lots of excitement on the Hastings foreshore these past few Sunday mornings … It’s being caused by participants in the yacht club’s sailing program for participants aged 8-14 years. This...

Illegal log carting results in fine

Compiled by Brodie Cowburn THE following cases were disposed of at the Frankston Court of Petty Sessions on Monday last, before Mr Cohen, P.M, and Messrs Williams, Oates, Grant and Mc Lean. McGrath w...

‘Vital step’ in plans to preserve estuary

ENVIRONMENTAL group BERG Mt Martha is celebrating what it regards as a “vital step”, in conjunction with Mornington Peninsula Shire, in preserving the Balcombe Estuary reserve. The group has drawn up...