Awards for services to business and community groups

Trevor Douglas Martyn General Division OAM A PORTSEA resident who spent 50 years in the trucking industry has been awarded a medal in the general division OAM in the Queen’s Birthday Honours. Trevor ...

Spreading the word on elder abuse

ELDER abuse was the theme of a stall at Rosebud Plaza last week by members of Peninsula Advisory Committee for Elders (PACE). The group spoke to shoppers and handed out ribbons and literature on elde...

Bridge links family’s past

A DROMANA family which moved into the area more than 100 years ago has been remembered by having a bridge over Dunns Creek named after it. Littlejohn Bridge on Point Nepean Road is named after Willia...

Angling to stay near bay

WESTERNPORT Angling Club members are calling on public support to save their club building and public toilets from the bulldozer. Signatures are being collected on a petition to be presented to Morni...

Taking plastic out of shopping

ROSEBUD Boomerang Bags landed their “first strike” at the Rosebud Plaza, Saturday 2 June, with more than 200 bags distributed and $372 in donations received. “We had to be quick on our feet in that f...

Mural reflects ‘creative freedom’

RED Hill artist and gallery owner Michael Leeworthy’s latest mural – and probably the one most special to him – will be officially launched on Friday. Painted on a wall behind the Red Hill Trading Co...

Cyclist dies in Moorooduc collision

A cyclist has died following a collision with a garbage truck in Moorooduc, Monday 11 June. It’s believed the cyclist and the truck were involved in a collision on Moorooduc Highway near Bungower Roa...