Crashed plane ‘engine failed’

Mayday before fatality A PRELIMINARY report into the fatal plane crash in Mordialloc last month has found the single-engine Cessna 172 was making its first flight since an engine replacement. The Aus...

Stonecats snap winless streak

DIVISION ONE FRANKSTON YCW have finally broken their run of seven games without a win by defeating Edithvale-Aspendale in a dominant display. The Stonecats’ last win came over two months ago on 5 May...

Kangaroos keep touch with finals

DIVISION TWO LANGWARRIN have kept their season alive with a hard fought victory over Hastings at Lloyd Park on Saturday. Coming off a disappointing thrashing against Dromana last week, Langwarrin nee...

Kilner back at Baxter, Somerville soars

SOCCER ROY Kilner is back at Baxter in a last-ditch attempt to rescue the club from relegation from State 4 South. When news broke last week that work commitments had forced Francis Beck to step down...

Widow mourns Private Mackie

Compiled by Boronica King WORD has been received that another Peninsula soldier, Private Len Mackie, of Frankston, has made the supreme sacrifice in the recent severe fighting in France. Private Mack...

2018 National Works On Paper

FROM over 1,000 entries, 63 artists have been shortlisted for the 2018 National Works on Paper acquisition and award (total prize money $50,000). The prize, the most prestigious acquisitive prize and...

Guards march off job at naval base

GUARDS employed by Wilson Security walked off the job at HMAS Cerberus, Crib Point last week to protest changes to workplace rules. The action resulted in bans on visitor checks, on-site patrols, bag...

Falling In Love Again

JENNIFER Ward-Lealand pays tribute to the iconic actress and singer Marlene Dietrich, in Falling in Love Again. Devised in collaboration with musical director and pianist Grant Winterburn, Falling in...

Healthy, hearty start to pupils’ day

PUPILS at 14 Mornington Peninsula schools can start their day with a full tummy thanks to the state government’s school breakfast clubs and the help of volunteers. They are among 500 schools across t...