Live round found at golf course

GROUNDS staff at The National Golf Club at Cape Schanck last week got a fright when they dug up a live naval round. The landscapers were working on the second hole at the Cups Drive course when they ...

Youngsters go into bat for drought-hit farmers

IF charity begins at home then Kelsey Caldwell is on familiar territory. The Year 1-2 pupil at Boneo Primary School is a girl on a mission to raise money for desperate farmers and she, and helper Jos...

Men’s shed fights back after robbery

SAFETY Beach-Dromana Men’s Shed is now “back on its feet and expanding” after a robbery in July devastated its members, (Theft a blow to men’s shed, The News, 2/7/18). “The final cost of the burglary...

Pick a peninsula project

VOTING for a state government’s Pick my Project community grant is now open with 56 vying for selection on the Mornington Peninsula Shire. There are 36 projects in the Frankston area eligible for a g...

Fire battle rages on home front

FIREFIGHTERS from four CFA brigades were unable to save a Tyabb house from being savaged by an early morning fire last week. Captain Jarrod Vetesi, of Tyabb CFA, said eight appliances from Tyabb, Mor...

Plea for identity of hit-run driver

AN elderly Hastings resident is calling for public assistance in finding a motorist who ran into her car and then drove off without exchanging names and addresses. Trish Allen, of Peninsula Parklands...

Artist stamps his authority

YOU could say Hastings artist Mike Harbar has been given the stamp of approval, or perhaps painted himself into a corner … Either way, the Classic Lines Artist is thrilled with his appointment by Aus...

Station parking push gets stalled

RENEWED calls for a multi-level car park at Frankston railway station have screeched to a halt. A proposal to ask Premier Daniel Andrews to “recommit to the position of a multi-level car park at Fran...

Firefighters’ stairway to agony

IF running up 28 floors at Crown Metropol Hotel, Southbank, wearing 25kg of turnout gear and breathing apparatus makes you breathe uneasily, spare a thought for three very fit Mornington firefighters...