Woman charged following Main Ridge collision

Police have charged a woman following an alleged hit run collision in Main Ridge last week. It is believed a car travelling east on Shands Road collided with a cyclist on Friday 7 April about 6pm. Th...

Mental health training for junior footy

JUNIOR football league executives are being trained to spot youngsters with mental health problems. The focus on mental health is part of the first aid training being given at every club in the Morni...

Keen swimmers continue to cross bay’s mouth

By Ben Triandafillou THE gap between the Port Phillip Heads is one of the most dangerous stretches of open water in Australia but keen swimmers have been crossing the opening since 1971. The swimmers...

Former Hearts star signs for Peninsula Strikers

SOCCER By Craig MacKenzie Peninsula Strikers have pulled off the transfer coup of the season by clinching the signature of Scottish star Ryan Stevenson. The 32-year-old attacking midfielder or strike...

Lee Kernaghan heads to Frankston

Lee Kernaghan is one of the undisputable all-time greats of Australian country.  2017 marks the 25th anniversary of the launch of Lee’s amazing career and the release of his first chart-busting hit, ...

Singing journalist does Sinatra his way

VETERAN journalist and singer Barry Morris feels as though he grew up with singer Frank Sinatra. “His music has been a background musical score to my life,” Morris, a former jazz writer and sub-edito...

Lighthouse shines bright for autism awareness

McCRAE Lighthouse burst into a sea of light last Sunday 2 April to mark World Autism Day. Organised by Bianca Appleford from Light Up Autism Foundation, over 300 people gathered to witness the illumi...

Work to begin on Eastern Sisters path

WORK has begun on a $1.56 million coastal path and seawall at the Eastern Sister headland connecting Sullivan Bay to Camerons Bight, Sorrento. Initially the focus will be on fencing the construction ...

Police investigate Rosebud West assault

Armed Crime Squad detectives are investigating a serious assault in Rosebud West yesterday (4 April) evening. It is believed a car containing an unknown number of people arrived at a property in the ...

‘Locals know best’

ARTIST and author Peter Strickland, who along with his wife Kathie has put together a series of books on indigenous plants, said the Mornington Peninsula had to decide whether it was going to be just...