Fusion wants vote to support cafe plan

FOR the past two years team members at Fusion Mornington Peninsula has dreamed of a social enterprise thrift shop and cafe to assist their work among young people on the Mornington Peninsula. The Chr...

Forces unite in cliff rescue

CFA high-angle rescue specialists joined police and SES crews to rescue a woman who had slipped down the cliff at The Pillars, Mt Martha, last week. Police were called to the incident by the brother ...

Hotel serves up a treat for drought-hit farmers

THE Grand Hotel, Mornington, has joined hundreds of hotels, clubs and restaurants across Australia in backing the Parma for a Farmer campaign. The campaign aims to help drought-stricken farmers by pu...

A brake in time to miss falling pine

KITTY Wood almost didn’t make it home to Somers last week after a large pine tree came crashing down just metres from her car’s front bumper. The alert woman, in her 80s, thanks her lucky stars that ...

Awards for sports in full colour

OUR Lady of Fatima pupils Lily, Ruby and Lara might be young, but they’re already winning plaudits for their artwork. The youngsters’ works were highly commended in a Mornington Peninsula Regional Ga...

A garden designed to ‘unite community’

BLAIRGOWRIE Community Garden Group members are excited at being given the opportunity to develop an extensive vegetable garden at Stringer Road Reserve. The group – aligned with the Sorrento Communit...

Award recalls night of terror

A FORMER policeman was last week presented with the Victoria Police Star at the Police Academy. The award recognises police killed or seriously injured in the line of duty. Senior Constable Peter Ste...

Milo helps children read, have fun

A LEARNING partnership between schools, parents, Rotary and a Hastings book store has benefitted pupils at three Western Port primary schools. The children, at St Mary’s, Hastings and Wallaroo primar...

Psychiatric tests after house fire

A SOMERVILLE woman, 34, was taken to Frankston Hospital for psychiatric assessment after the house she lived in with her 12-year-old son caught fire yesterday, Monday 13 August. The Deanswood Drive h...

Groups join forces for clean-up

MEMBERS of the community group fighting plans for a floating gas terminal at Crib Point on Sunday joined forces with international environment group 4Ocean to clean up the Hastings foreshore. Rob Kno...