Second rally to save pets

A SECOND rally to Save Mornington Pound Animals’ Lives will be held outside the Mornington Shire Offices, Queen St, later this month. The first rally in July attracted 70 people, several dogs and one...

‘Vital step’ in plans to preserve estuary

ENVIRONMENTAL group BERG Mt Martha is celebrating what it regards as a “vital step”, in conjunction with Mornington Peninsula Shire, in preserving the Balcombe Estuary reserve. The group has drawn up...

Drones focus of marine safety push

DRONES will be the focus of a state government push to protect marine life in Port Phillip Bay. This comes as Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning officers begin marine mammal patrols ...

Little hope for missing fisherman

LAND and sea searches for a 78-year-old fisherman who went missing off rocks at Blairgowrie ocean beach, Sunday 29 October, were being scaled down late last week. Police and emergency service crews a...

Scholarships help students ‘thrive’

ROSEBUD Secondary College students Campbell Robbins and Bailey Corbett are among 20 state secondary school students sharing in $100,000 in Marrung Education Scholarship Awards. Campbell, who is hopin...

Arrests inside service station

TWO men were arrested after allegedly attempting a ram raid on a Dromana service station early Friday morning. Somerville Highway Patrol police spotted the pair after they allegedly reversed their Fo...

The aim is Food for All

SOUTHERN Peninsula Food for All is seeking public help in reaching its $55,000 target. So far raised the group has raised $3850 but they have news of some big donations in the offing. Last year they ...

‘Over the rainbow’ about award

PENINSULA Health has got a tick of approval for its role in improving health outcomes for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) community. The healthcare provider — manager of ...

Journey of discovery in a familiar land

HOW many people really understand what they have in their township – virtually on their doorstep – or, indeed, how their community really works? Seawinds Community Hub CEO Heather Barton was speaking...

Sanctuary wins Sustainability Award

MOONLIT Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park has won the Premier’s Sustainability Award for Environmental Protection 2017 for its orange-bellied parrot Breeding for Recovery program. Park director an...