Scottish Singer-Songwriter ISLA GRANT hits Frankston

Following her 2015 triumphant sell-out concert performances, Scotland’s legendary singer-songwriter ISLA GRANT returns to Australia with exciting new songs from her latest album release “I’m A Surviv...

‘Engagement’ has benefits for all

By Bob Simpson* I SAT at last Wednesday’s Peninsula Voice event, hearing Les Twentyman’s experiences. This man “loves” disengaged young people with whom he engages. Could I genuinely “love” five home...

Rules to protect town’s character

TIGHTER design and development rules are planned for the commercial heart of Sorrento – mainly along Ocean Beach Rd. They are part of a Mornington Peninsula Shire Council push to strengthen planning ...

Reception honours the honoured

A RECEPTION for those who received honours on either the Queen’s Birthday or Australia Day was held at the Briars Homestead recently. Orders of Australia are the nation’s highest awards for outstandi...

Car hits tree in the wet

A WOMAN received neck and hip injuries when her car ran off Stanleys Rd, Merricks North, and hit a tree, 8.50am, Monday 7 August. A passing motorist saw the woman’s car off the wet road and called em...

Bashed at home

A HASTINGS man was stabbed in the shoulder and repeatedly punched in the face by an unknown man who came into his Thomas Place house, 8.35pm, Monday 31 July. Police said the 44-year-old victim was si...

Langy seven points clear with four to play

SOCCER By Craig MacKenzie THE depth of Langwarrin’s squad proved crucial in Saturday’s come-from-behind 3-1 win over Caulfield United at Lawton Park. Star striker Liam Baxter had to be stretchered of...

Investor buys swim centre property

SPECIALISED assets continue to attract high demand from local and offshore interests, according to business brokers Fitzroys. The agency last week sold three sites in the south-east for a combined $1...

Book holds hope for the ‘disengaged’

By Bob Simpson PENINSULA Voice* this week hosts the launch of The Mouth that Roared, a book by social worker Les Twentyman. Twentyman describes issues concerning disengaged people and families around...

Wire cage a source of aid for asylum seekers

By Barry Morris A WIRE cage outside the Mt Martha supermarket has for the past 15 years been a focal point of community concern for asylum seekers. Every day, shoppers buy and place food staples in t...