Plan for Capel Sound solar farm

A PROPOSED solar farm in Capel Sound will be part of Mornington Peninsula Shire’s efforts to “address climate change and move towards a clean energy future”. The shire is seeking expressions of inter...

Students seek fame on stage

A CAST and crew of more than 70 students from Rosebud Secondary College will perform the original high school musical next week, when they shine on stage in Fame the Musical. Based on the 1980 film o...

Hotel raid arrests

FIVE people were arrested by Mornington police after allegedly stealing alcohol and other property from the Mornington Hotel, early Sunday morning. Detective Sergeant Jason Hocking, of Somerville CIU...

Brothers rallying for the cause

By Jo Cranstoun SOMERS resident Slim Cook and his brother Steve love the sense of adventure that comes from a car rally but admit they’re not in it to win it. Slim Cook says he takes part in the Road...

Widow mourns Private Mackie

Compiled by Boronica King WORD has been received that another Peninsula soldier, Private Len Mackie, of Frankston, has made the supreme sacrifice in the recent severe fighting in France. Private Mack...

Falling In Love Again

JENNIFER Ward-Lealand pays tribute to the iconic actress and singer Marlene Dietrich, in Falling in Love Again. Devised in collaboration with musical director and pianist Grant Winterburn, Falling in...

2018 National Works On Paper

FROM over 1,000 entries, 63 artists have been shortlisted for the 2018 National Works on Paper acquisition and award (total prize money $50,000). The prize, the most prestigious acquisitive prize and...

Village shops reject plastic bags

ENVIRONMENT group BERG Mt Martha is pleased that the major supermarkets have stopped handing customers single-use plastic bags but says there is “still a long way to go” in “the war on waste”. BERG a...