Victory in sight: Hastings are less than 50 runs short of victory in their match against Balnarring. Picture: Andrew Hurst

Whelan show comes to town

SUB-DISTRICT TOOTGAROOK’S Matthew Whelan can do anything on a cricket field. He’s extremely talented and his best is as good as we’ve seen. On Saturday against Skye, Whelan strode to the crease with ...
Bail-out: Balnarring were bowled out for 93 runs in their Sub-District game against Hastings. Picture: Andrew Hurst

Lions being tamed

DISTRICT CARRUM is in a world of pain as it enters the second day of its match against Flinders. After bowling out Flinders for 227, Carrum slumped, scoring an ordinary 4/29 after facing the final 14...

Mounties in more strife

PROVINCIAL Mt Eliza’s season went from bad to worse on Saturday, being bowled out for 121 against Long Island. Languishing just above Rye at the bottom of the ladder, the Mounties’ top order were bri...
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Women of Soul hit the Grand Hotel

Australia’s finest female soul voices unite to bring their soul party to the Peninsula. Starring Rita Satch, Chelsea Wilson, May Johnston (Deep Street Soul), Lisa Faithfull (Soul Safari) and Carla Tr...
Decoration day: Riders at last year’s Peninsula Toy Run show off their machines in the Frankston pier car park. Picture supplied

Santas on motorbikes

YOU know the Christmas season is close when you see Santas on motorbikes. Vic Trikers and Ulysses Bikers are holding the 15th annual Peninsula Toy Run from Frankston to Rosebud on Saturday. Riders wi...
Helping out: The 47 kayakers who went fishing off Mt Martha and Sunday 8 November helped raise money for That’s The Thing About Fishing (TTTAF), a group that uses fishing as a therapy. Below, Luke Easton and Tim Heffernan go looking for fishing spots. Right, John Mauro, of Mt Eliza, with his catch, a flathead, and TTTAF founder Glenn Couper. 
Pictures: Gary Sissons

It’s all about going fishing for therapy

THERE’S something about fishing. Rain, hail and shine, anglers are always out there casting a line. Sheltering from the weather or running to see what’s happening when someone’s reeling in something ...
Tracks to reopen: The Frankston Motorcycle Park will be open again after the facility was shut in April following a fatal collision on the main track. Picture: Gary Sissons

Motorcycle park reopens for riders

THE Frankston Motorcycle Park is open to motocross riders again. The gates were opened up again for access to the tracks this month. Frankston Council, the Frankston City Motorcycle Park Club and Mot...
Deadly toll: Students Rachel Dodd, Olly Brayne and Errin Lindner at the Counting Women display at Chisholm TAFE’s Frankston campus. Picture: Gary Sissons

Facing the reality of domestic violence

A CONFRONTING but important project focused on domestic violence is on display at Chisholm TAFE’s campus in Frankston. The ‘Counting Women’ T-Shirt Project, a student initiated display, displays a T-...