Seat stolen

AN outdoor seat with plaque dedicated to the memory of Joan Backhouse was stolen from lawns outside St Mark’s Church, Balnarring, overnight Wednesday 4 October. The jarrah three-seater, with the plaq...

Greens talk power and pollution

CUTTING power costs and cleaning up the marine environment are on the agenda of the Mornington Peninsula branch of the Australian Greens. “So many residents on the peninsula are struggling to make en...

Staged masters of their craft

CANADIAN Bay Calisthenics College Masters has won the Victorian state championships in Division 1 – the highest division. The team members – all aged over 26 – won four items and placed second in the...

Maze goes solar to save and upgrade

THE power needs of some local businesses are becoming cheaper and greener – thanks to a partnership with Mornington Peninsula Shire. Boneo Maze is one of five businesses to sign an environmental upgr...

Search for missing man Tristan Davis

Police are appealing for public assistance to help locate missing Rosebud man Tristan Davis. The 25-year-old was last seen at an address on Rosemore Road in Rosebud about 11am on Saturday (7 October)...

Car under truck on Link

AN elderly man was lucky to escape serious injury when his car ran into the back of a truck under the Skye Rd bridge on Peninsula Link, Frankston, Thursday 5 October. Roadworks up ahead had slowed tr...

A bumpy ride to the bottom

WHILE thousands of cyclists were pedalling along the level bitumen roads between Sorrento and Dromana in Sunday’s Around the Bay ride, hundreds of hardy riders were hurtling towards them from Arthurs...

No limit to the lure of the flying fox

THE thrill of the flying fox proved irresistible to 82-year-old Shirley Bolim, of Hastings, during Seniors Week activities at Camp Manyung, Mt Eliza, on Friday.     HER bravery was said to have inspi...

Search for missing man Mark Anderson

Police are appealing for public assistance to help locate missing Bittern man Mark Anderson. The 38-year-old was last seen at a residence in Bittern about 11.15am on Sunday (1 October). Police and fa...

Ancient ceremony makes a welcome return

YOUNG Aboriginal children participated in a ceremony at Rosebud last Wednesday that has not been held on the Mornington Peninsula for hundreds of years. The Welcome Bubup [baby] to Country ceremony a...