Powering to help over 50s face future

NON-profit group Mentis Assist has its sights on age-friendly Mornington Peninsula as it works to provide support to older people in the community. The 30-year-old group last week received the Age Fr...

On the move but under surveillance

Police say their vehicles fitted with Stalker Mobile Radar Units can measure the speeds of vehicles travelling in both directions – even while they are moving. Somerville Highway Patrol detected a bl...

Happy returns for centenarian

EIGHTY friends and family from all parts of Victoria and interstate gathered at Rye RSL recently for a surprise party to celebrate Meryl Taylor’s 100th Birthday. Born in Torrita, a small farming town...

Pitch perfect on world stage

SOMERVILLE’S Genevieve Beacom this month achieved her dream of playing in the Cal Ripken World Series of Baseball in Missouri, US. Genevieve became the first female starting pitcher in the 16-year hi...

Eating first meal a milestone for Emma

EMMA Coles was only able to eat her first full meal of solid foods when she was 11 years old. And that was years after she began working with Peninsula Health speech pathologist Danielle Surwald to o...

Hundreds of guns surrendered

HUNDREDS of firearms have been handed in for registration, sale or destruction in Victoria in the first month of National Firearms Amnesty. As of the end of July, 751 firearms had been surrendered in...

Endless possibilities

CRIB Point Primary School pupils are “counting down the days” until they get to perform at next month’s Victorian State Schools’ Spectacular at Hi Sense arena. The theme for this year’s show on 16 Se...

Langwarrin, Skye still have fate in own hands

SOCCER By Craig MacKenzie THE race for the State 1 South-East title and a spot in the 2018 NPL is on in earnest after Mornington’s 4-2 win over Langwarrin at Lawton Park on Saturday. The result cuts ...