Laser idea to deter ducks

MORNINGTON Peninsula horticulturalist Lisa Brassington knows that crops and ducks sometimes don’t mix, but the crafty inventor has come up with a simple solution to the problem that leaves both unhar...

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...

Artist has solo show in store

IT’S never too late to have your first solo art exhibition. That’s what 85-year-old Mornington resident Brian Gibbs thought – and last week he was busy hanging 18 paintings on the walls of the Somers...

Young yachtie feels her way in the water

A GRAND feeling of “independence” is a motivating factor in getting out on the water for blind sailor Latisha Davenport. An enthusiastic participant in Rye Primary School’s sailing program, Latisha s...

Disabled set surfing numbers record

THE Disabled Surfers’ Association Mornington Peninsula branch set a new record in the number of participants at one of its surfing event. With 163 taking to the surf at Point Leo on Saturday 4 March ...