Purple Sharks in Sorrento this Saturday 

THE Purple Sharks will play their home game this Saturday (21 July) in support of Maddie Riewoldt Vision (MRV). The match follows on from the AFL’s Maddie’s Match at Etihad the night before. “Purple ...

Recognition for pushing Uncle Bobs barrow

FOR more than 60 years the peninsula group of the Uncle Bobs Club has raised money for the Royal Children’s Hospital. The group’s main event has been the 29 kilometre Good Friday wheelbarrow push fro...

Estuary threatened by unmade roads

RESIDENTS will be asked to consider the environmental effects on Balcombe Creek of their continuing opposition to having their roads sealed. Unmade roads are being blamed for the gradual silting of t...

Awards for long service

TWO committee members of the Australian Red Cross Sorrento/Portsea/Rye Unit have received medals in recognition their 22 years of service. Fay Bennett died before she could be presented with a badge ...

Man dragged to safety from burning house

AN off-duty policeman has been recommended for a bravery award after dragging a Somerville man from his burning house on the afternoon of Friday 29 June. The detective senior constable, who formerly ...

Donors warm hearts of shed members

WHILE members of the Safety Beach-Dromana Men’s Shed were devastated by the theft of tools from their Pier Street premises last week, the generosity of well-wishers has lifted their spirits. Member J...