Stringer sits comfortably as a legend

THE terms champion, superstar and legend are thrown around way too flippantly in footy circles. A player does a couple of special things and he is a ‘superstar’. Kicks a bag of goals a couple of week...

Pythons drop to fifth after loss

PENINSULA LEAGUE PINES has dropped to fifth place on the ladder after losing a high quality game against Mornington at Eric Bell Reserve on Saturday. In a thrilling contest, the match was played in t...

Stringer ‘best on’ in milestone

NEPEAN LEAGUE GUY Stringer celebrated his 400th game against on Saturday with five goals and a best on ground performance against Tyabb. Stringer, suffering from a torn bicep which he carried into th...

Bus to help youth work

POLICE youth resource officers (YROS) were frustrated by poor attendances at programs to help disadvantaged youth reconnect with the community. Then they discovered that young people faced problems g...

New home for Men’s Shed

THE Langwarrin Men’s Shed has unveiled its shiny new $575,000 home last Friday, capping five years of work from community members. “The idea of a men’s shed in Langwarrin was first raised in 2010 whe...

Donor ‘chat’ may save lives

ROTARY clubs on the Mornington Peninsula are among 1100 across Australia urging families to “have the chat” about organ and tissue donation with their loved ones and register their donation decisions...

Devotees heading back to ashram

DESPITE the appointment of receivers, police investigations into alleged sexual assaults and back room negotiations to avoid action under civil law, devotees are again attending Saturday night assemb...

Volunteers making a meal of it

FRANKSTON Meals on Wheels team leader Peter Ward can’t speak highly enough of his 156-plus volunteers. “They never let you down,” he said last week. “They are a wonderful bunch. They are vigilant and...

Melanoma ‘a reality, not a scare’

PENINSULA Skin Cancer Centre’s Dr Sally Shaw is worked up about what she calls “the misrepresentation of melanoma in the news”, especially regarding the recent return to football of Hawthorn forward ...

Family ties strong bind for good life

ACTOR Samuel Johnson made a splash at McClelland College’s Love Your Sister event last week. The actor visited the school on Friday to speak about the charity he co-founded with his sister, Connie, w...