‘Fire danger’ has ended, but register burn-offs

THE CFA is urging landowners in the cities of Frankston and Kingston and Mornington Peninsula Shire to register burn-offs and avoid unnecessary call-outs. With the official end of the fire danger per...

Record Labour Day sale

A SORRENTO commercial site sold at auction for $3.71 million on Saturday 11 March – more than $1.31 million over the reserve. The sale of 157-163 Ocean Beach Rd attracted 68 bids from the 300-strong ...

Opinions sought on airfield plan

THE long term operation and safety of Tyabb airfield is being scrutinised as part of the preparation of a precinct plan by Mornington Peninsula Shire. “Council recognises that the airfield and the su...

Premiership players kick off local league season

By Ben Triandafillou TWO AFL premiership players will be coming to the peninsula in April to play a few matches for local Nepean League football teams. The Pearcedale Football Club will have the ex-A...

Comets v Mornington, Baxter v Rosebud Heart

SOCCER By Craig MacKenzie CHAMPIONSHIP aspirants Casey Comets and Mornington slug it out on Friday night at Comets Stadium in a blockbuster opening to the 2017 league season. Both sides have made sig...

Trees a brake to car’s Esplanade cliff plunge

A P-PLATE driver who crashed on the Esplanade, Mt Martha, Sunday 12 March, was lucky not to have plunged 50 metres onto rocks. Roadside vegetation snagged the Holden Apollo’s axles after the driver, ...

Running at the reserve

A RUN and fun festival in Mt Eliza next Sunday (26 March) to raise money for people affected by multiple myeloma is likely to become an annual event. Event Organiser Geoff Nyssen said more than 300 p...

Court action attracts internationals

THE Mornington Peninsula Tennis International which started this week at Mornington, has attracted the highest number of international entrants in its three-year history. Players include former world...

Award reward for volunteer

KATHY Robinson, of Hastings, is the recipient of this year’s Alf Tallon community memorial award. The award goes to someone who contributes their time and effort to their community. It is supported b...