Kangas nab premiership captain

LANGWARRIN has pulled off arguably the recruiting coup of the season by snaring Dromana premiership captain Rikki Johnston. The 32-year-old reunited with his Dromana teammates Luke O’Neil and Liam Ho...

Top teams’ one-day warm up for finals

SUB-DISTRICT: BALNARRING and Frankston YCW will play finals in MPCA Sub-district despite losing their matches on the weekend. In a great warm up for the pointy end of the season, the four finalists p...

Parkers red hot favourites for flag

DISTRICT: DELACOMBE Park will host Somerville, and Pines will be at home to Main Ridge in the District semi-finals this weekend. The Parkers will go into the finals having lost just one game this sea...

Kangas’ unlikely bounce into final four

PROVINCIAL: LANGWARRIN has come from nowhere to claim a place in the Provincial finals after smashing Moorooduc on Saturday. In the final round of 2013-14, the whole season hinged on four matches. La...

Animal carers need helping hand

IN the past year, about 1000 sick, injured or orphaned native animals and birds have found themselves being cared for in Frankston. Sometimes far from their bushland homes, the creatures are fed and ...

Bandicoot corridor plan axed

THE state government has removed habitat corridors from its plans to protect the iconic southern brown bandicoot in the southeast. Conservationists were told about the backflip two weeks ago at a mee...

Mayor will stay if a Liberal candidate

FRANKSTON’S mayor Darrel Taylor will not surrender the mayoralty if he wins Liberal Party preselection for the state seat of Frankston. A move to force Cr Taylor to step down was narrowly defeated at...

Gallery in cash crisis

THE McClelland Gallery faces a funding crisis following the end of a $400,000 annual grant from its major patron Dame Elisabeth Murdoch. Dame Elisabeth’s support ended when she died 14 months ago but...