Crossing bats: Ballam Park are chasing nearly 200 runs for victory. Picture: Andrew Hurst

Skye’s not the limit for Buds

SUB-DISTRICT Rosebud will head into day two of its match against Skye in a commanding position after belting 9/316 in 76 overs on Saturday. A superb 108 from young keeper Kane Donald set up the massi...
Bowling action: Carrum Downs took the battle to Ballam Park. Picture: Andrew Hurst

Miller lifts the Hills

DISTRICT IT’S been a long time since Heatherhill has dominated a day of cricket but it certainly did that on day one of their MPCA District clash against Flinders. The domination came on the back of ...

Islanders in command

PROVINCIAL LONG Island has placed itself in a commanding position against Pines in MPCA Provincial cricket after scoring 9/263 on day one of the match. Despite a shaky start that saw the home team 3/...
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Braithwaite rocks the Chelsea Heights

By MELISSA WALSH Daryl Braithwaite and band will be performing at the Chelsea Heights Hotel on November 2. Braithwaite, the former Countdown King of Pop is looking forward to returning to the Chelsea...

Soccer women go in search of coaches

THE new Women’s National Premier League soccer consortium Southern United is interviewing prospective coaches and plans to announce appointees soon. Its policy is that, if a male candidate is success...
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The men who remade the news

By David Harrisson THE Melbourne Press Club last week commemorated the death of Graham Perkin, one of Australia’s great journalists, 40 years ago. He was vitally alive in that room for the many who w...
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Grants for coast works

MORNINGTON Peninsula Shire Council will receive $50,000 to upgrade Caraar Creek coastal cliff pathways and $27,000 to improve beach access at the northern end of Moondah Beach, Mt Eliza. The grants a...
Up for the Cup: Royal Children’s Hospital patients promote the Melbourne Cup Pin & Win fundraising campaign. Picture source: Victoria Racing Club, Facebook

Kids charity push not a gamble

A FUNDRAISING effort to help sick children that promotes the Melbourne Cup has been given the all-clear by the state government in the same week Gaming and Liquor Regulation Minister Jane Garrett cal...
Make it snappy: Grace Weller, 3, Frankston mayor Sandra Mayer and Peninsula Health’s Ruth Azzopardi want people to quickly made an appointment for a new dental check-up service at Frankston North Community Centre. Picture: Gary Sissons

Free dental check-ups smiles better

IT’S smiles all round for Frankston North residents who will now be offered free dental check-ups thanks to a partnership between new Peninsula Health and Frankston Council. Frankston mayor Cr Sandra...
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Copper raids at building sites

COPPER cabling valued at tens of thousands of dollars has been stolen in a series of overnight raids on building sites in Carrum Downs and Skye. Five sites have been hit since June, with offenders us...