Tommy Mitchell has a message for Knox

SOCCER HE is preparing for his 49th straight season at Monterey Reserve and he’s one of the most recognisable characters in the local game. Tommy Mitchell is a living legend. The 66-year-old is a lif...

Seaford falls just short

DISTRICT THERE was some cricket played in District and it was Seaford that were the big losers against Heatherhill. Seaford resumed at 0/12 chasing Heatherhill’s first innings total of 190. After get...

Rain kills Main game

PENINSULA IT was easy to feel sorry for Main Ridge, who required just six runs for victory against Somerville on day two of Peninsula cricket. All that was needed was one or two overs to try and grab...

Old Boys the big winners

PROVINCIAL PENINSULA Old Boys were the big winners in Mornington Peninsula Provincial cricket on Saturday, the only team to get a result. On a day that was dominated by soggy grounds and rain, all Pr...

Drinking takes a dive at The Pillars

PERMANENT bans on alcohol are among a range of tough rules designed to crack down on anti-social behaviour at youth hot-spot The Pillars. Mornington Peninsula Shire mayor Cr Bryan Payne said the bans...

Charges over assault

THREE men have been charged over an affray and alleged assaults on the Frankston foreshore, 7.45pm, Thursday 30 November. Detective Senior Constable Kerryn Merrett, of Frankston CIU, said a 21-year-o...

Knife threat in watch theft

TWO men menaced a 17-year-old boy with a knife before stealing his expensive watch, 1.20am, Saturday 25 November. The victim was walking north on McCormicks Rd, Sandhurst, when he was confronted by t...

Travelling con artists

TRAVELLING tradesmen offering discounted prices for work on the Mornington Peninsula over summer should be avoided, local police warn. Detective Acting Senior Sergeant Stephen McKenzie, of Mornington...

Pools fix costly repair job

THE BILL for fixing underground pipes to reopen the main swimming pools at the Peninsula Aquatic and Recreation Centre in time for the busy summer months could creep close to the $1 million mark. The...