Australia’s favourite singers…together at last

SILVIE Paladino and David Hobson are seen together when they appear on Carols by Candlelight each year but are seldom seen performing in their own show together. They will perform classical hits from...

Fumes blamed for man’s death

POISONOUS fumes from an LPG heater are being blamed for the deaths of a man and his pets asleep in a campervan at Rye last week. The man, 57, was living in the van behind a friend’s house in Sydney S...

The nature of student art

By Barry Morris Emerging artists at Chisholm Institute, Frankston are showing off their talents and their works by mounting an exhibition at Frankston Arts Centre. The exhibition, called Drawing on N...

Ceremony for fallen officers

HUNDREDS of police, residents and well-wishers attended the police Remembrance Day ceremony at Rosebud RSL, Eastbourne Road, Rosebud, Thursday 27 September. Leading Senior Constable Ian Huxtable, bel...

Programs support Defence families

A $15,000 grant to Cerberus Cottage will enable it to deliver courses, gatherings, events and services for Australian Defence Force families. The money for the HMAS Cerberus-based centre is part of $...

Crime figures down

CRIME Statistics Agency figures released last week show a 6.5 per cent drop in crime on the Mornington Peninsula in the 12 months to June. Local Area Commander Inspector Janene Denton said while ther...

Woman injured in crash with police car

A POLICE car responding to an “urgent job” last week collided with another car injuring an elderly woman. Both cars sustained significant damage. The Mornington-based Ford Territory police vehicle wa...

Awards for preserving the past for the future

RAMSAY House, at Rendlesham Avenue, Mt Eliza, has won this year’s Mornington Peninsula Heritage Awards in the category: Restoration of a Heritage Place. The house was designed and built by Roy Ground...

Barbecue check

A SPATE of barbecue fires has prompted the CFA to urge Mornington Peninsula residents to “look before you cook”. Mornington station officer Geoff Barker said spring weather had prompted residents to ...