Artists feature and judge at show

The judge at this year’s Mornington Art Show is Lynne Mellady, a professional artist of beach and landscapes for over 30 years. Mellady is a pastel artist with examples of her work represented in gov...

Mt Eliza juniors roll into Aus Open

THREE talented juniors from the Mount Eliza Tennis Club will finally get their chance to assist the world’s best tennis players at the Australian Open on Monday 14 January. Having spent the past nine...

Grantley’s speedster Sound and firing

MORNINGTON-based racehorse trainer Rod Grantley has his speedy mare Waterford Sound flying this preparation having claimed three of her past four starts in country Victoria. The eight-year-old mare m...

Runners race into new year

JUNIOR and Senior athletes will be out to kick off the New Year with a bang when they line up in the 44th annual Rye Gift and Rye Junior Gift on Saturday 13 January. The Rye Gift and Athletic Carniva...

Obsession: Devil in the detail

OBSESSION: Devil in the detail examines our fascination with the meticulous and micro, the real and the hyperreal and brings together a range of historical and contemporary works under three broad th...

Seen through glass with art

COLOURFUL glasswear created by Leisa Wharington will be on display and for sale at this year’s Mornington Art Show. Wharington worked from her studio in Merricks North for more than 30 years, that ev...

Rosebud man facing charges over burglaries

A MAN arrested over a series of burglaries of businesses and churches across the Mornington Peninsula and Frankston over the past four months has been remanded in custody to appear at Frankston Magis...

Shire to tackle wastewater woes

MORNINGTON Peninsula Shire Council’s recently adopted Wastewater Management Plan 2018-2023 aims to address the “environmental and public health risks posed by residential and commercial wastewater on...

End of run

A MOTORBIKE rider who tried to do a runner from police ended up getting his friend’s bike impounded, Tuesday 18 December.  The incident occurred when Somerville Highway Patrol officers in Lyrebi...

Shire’s new rules ‘lead the way’

NEW meeting procedure rules adopted by Mornington Peninsula Shire Council set “a new benchmark for local government”, according to a lawyer. Terry Bramham, of Macquarie Local Government Lawyers, who ...