Forums give young people a say

THREE youth forums to be held over the next six months will ask peninsula young people what they think needs to be done to combat issues such as anxiety, depression, bullying, suicide, family violenc...

Online after crash

ALTHOUGH seriously injured, with abdominal and back injuries and being treated at Royal Melbourne Hospital last week, a Crib Point woman was still able to respond to her critics on social media. Rhii...

Precinct plan ‘threat’ to sailing program

THERE are concerns the proposed Hastings Foreshore Precinct Plan will bring an end to Hastings Yacht Club’s 15-year-old Sailability program and “even threaten the future of the club as a ...

Women’s murders

SIX rewards of $1 million will be paid for information leading to convictions in the murders of six women whose bodies were found in Frankston and Tynong North in 1980-81. The rewards are part of Ope...

Top marks for project pick-up

A SCHOOL project in which pupils choose a community problem and then decide on an action took Kunyung Primary School’s Nathan Beckley to the beach last week. The grade sixer was on a mission: he enli...

Flower takes early cue to bloom

A GIANT Australian lily flower in the palm garden at Beleura has been monitored over the past month by aficionados. The gardens surrounding the elegant mansion, built in 1863 with interesting antique...

Satirist finds light relief in nature

JOHN Clarke made a name for himself as a stalker of politicians and hypocrites. He managed to pour scorn with a twinkle in his eye and a half smile, leaving his target little choice but to respond in...

Artist’s church installation

A STAINED glass window by renowned artist David Wright has been installed at St John’s Church, Flinders. The design by Wright, who has a studio and lives at Flinders, incorporates the emblem of St Jo...

Men charged over Tyabb murder named

A 52-year-old Crib Point man, Brendan Mcdowall, and a 34-year-old Hastings man, Shane Heiberg, were both charged with murder and faced Melbourne Magistrates’ today. Neither man applied for bail and b...