Cigarettes wanted for front line soldiers

Compiled by Brodie Cowburn “PLEASE keep on sending us all the cigarettes you can”, was the message received the other day from a commanding officer at the front by the Over-Seas Club Southern Club To...

Whole Lotta Rosie comes to town

The fiercest line up of Aussie rockers will be heading to the peninsula to play the best of AC/DC! Whole Lotta Rosie is going to electrify crowds as they tear up the stage belting out the classic AC/...

Austen Tayshus draws the laughs at Rye Hotel

COMEDIAN Austen Tayshus will perform live at the Rye Hotel as part of his 30th anniversary National Australiana tour, Friday 10 November. The gravelly voiced showman has performed more than 10,000 sh...

Women’s murders

SIX rewards of $1 million will be paid for information leading to convictions in the murders of six women whose bodies were found in Frankston and Tynong North in 1980-81. The rewards are part of Ope...

Flower takes early cue to bloom

A GIANT Australian lily flower in the palm garden at Beleura has been monitored over the past month by aficionados. The gardens surrounding the elegant mansion, built in 1863 with interesting antique...

With a song in their hearts

PENINSULA Chamber Musicians will perform their final two concerts for the year at Rosebud and Mornington next month. The first is 2pm Saturday 11 November at All Saints Anglican Church, Rosebud, and ...

Search for missing fisherman

Police are currently searching for a fisherman who failed to return home after a trip to Blairgowrie yesterday. Investigators have been told the 78-year-old from Wantirna left to go fishing off rocks...

Smash and grab

TWO men who smashed their way into a Rosebud jewellery store early Monday morning got away with dress rings and less expensive jewellery items from racks and display cases, police said. Detective Ser...

Dairy is lap of luxury for cats

A BITTERN cattery has won a Mornington Peninsula Heritage Award. Windrest Cattery, in Myers Rd, won the Creative Reuse of a Heritage Place award for turning its 1920s dairy building into a cattery. T...