Attitude counts in school and life

PRIMARY school pupils on the Mornington Peninsula are being offered a resource that can make them more resilient and better prepared to face everyday challenges. The author and illustrator of the boo...

Already parked, but booked after signs go up

MOTORISTS booked in a No Stopping zone in Booker Avenue, Mornington, will have to go through the appeals process to have their fines rescinded – even though Mornington Peninsula Shire Council admits ...

A cause … and a coffee to go with it

A CAFE in Mornington does more than just serve fresh coffee to customers – it provides its young staff with skills to improve their chances in a tight jobs market. Home Ground, in the Tanti Estate, g...

Helping to cope with an ‘embarrassing’ disease

A MORNINGTON man fighting a debilitating disease is still working to help others in their suffering. Geoff O’Hare, 57, who was diagnosed with Crohn’s disease in 2012, runs the Mornington Peninsula re...

Shire on board for island ferry plan

MORNINGTON Peninsula Shire Council will push the state government to fully finance a $80.3 million car ferry link between Stony Point and Cowes. Despite some local opposition, the council believes th...

Plea to end ‘cruel’ freeway clearing

WILDLIFE carers are apprehensive as they wait to hear from VicRoads about timelines for the second round of clearing vegetation from the Mornington Peninsula freeway. The initial clearing of establis...

Noah has no place for factory farming

A KUNYUNG Primary School pupil is speaking out about what he sees as the evils of factory farming of domestic animals and he wants others to back him in his stand. Grade 5 pupil Noah Kyriacou, 10, sa...

Phone scam warning

A PHONE scammer who nearly tricked a Mornington man into handing over his credit card details and paying a bogus $98 “fee” has him hopping mad. Sick of late-night charity and ‘survey’ calls, Wilson G...

Twice-weekly table tennis workout

EVEN at 90, Hans Bruner is not the type of guy to sit down and take it easy. A member of Mornington Table Tennis Club for the past 30 years, Mr Bruner tests his skills at the tables twice a week and ...

Shire mozzie traps to help ulcer research

A SIX-MONTH mosquito trapping program is being conducted by Mornington Peninsula Shire to help eradicate the Buruli ulcer. The measure is part the shire’s $20,000 in-kind support towards the federal ...