Season wide open as finals beckon

SUB-DISTRICT THE season and run to the finals in MPCA Sub District cricket is still wide open and well and truly on with just two rounds remaining. As has been the case for the most part this season,...

Demons keep on fighting

DISTRICT RYE has once again defied the odds and given itself every opportunity of maintaining its place in MPCA District ranks after a wonderful fighting performance against Delacombe Park on Saturda...

The race to finals is on

PROVINCIAL THE Mornington Peninsula Cricket Association Provincial season is set for an exciting finish with only five teams now a realistic chance to play finals. Baxter, which sits at the top of th...

Hi-tech defence against camera fine

A PENINSULA Link motorist booked for speeding has used his car’s dash cam and satellite pictures to measure the distance between two points to calculate his actual speed – more than 10kph below that ...

Esso smokes to cut gas impacts

BLACK smoke belching from oil-company Esso’s Long Island smoke stacks was part of “scheduled maintenance works on the main process units”, a company spokesman said last week. Communications advisor T...

Trio on drugs charges

FRANKSTON detectives are confident they have put a dent in a large scale drug trafficking ring after three people were arrested last week. Detective Acting Sergeant Kerryn Merrett said two woman aged...

Crisis for Biosphere

WITHOUT an urgent injection of funds the Western Port Biosphere could collapse within two months. Dire financial circumstances being faced by the biosphere were outlined last week at an extraordinary...

Startups boost

A BUSINESS that helps startup businesses is leading a push to see Frankston become a hub for innovation and entrepreneurship across the Mornington Peninsula. Frankston Foundry, a co-working space and...

Arrests smash a ‘fraud ring’

BYSTANDERS scattered during what police call a “hot arrest” in front of a busy Frankston serviced apartment complex at about 3pm last Sunday (5 February). Detectives tackled a man, 28, to the ground ...

Marathon meetings are a temper trap

FRANKSTON Council’s monthly public council meetings have become mired in lengthy debates about individual councillors’ notice of motions. Councillors have lodged 37 notices in motions over three sche...