Long Island storm back after long break

PENINSULA ONE day cricket has returned to MPCA after the Christmas break with a bang, with some big scores bringing in the new year. Long Island kicked things off positively, with opener Aaron Paxton...

Wallace Cup, pre-season guide

SOCCER THE seventh staging of the Wallace Cup and a glut of pre-season matches are top of the local soccer agenda. The 2019 Wallace Cup will be hosted by Baxter and will take place on Saturday 2 Febr...

Mt Eliza juniors roll into Aus Open

THREE talented juniors from the Mount Eliza Tennis Club will finally get their chance to assist the world’s best tennis players at the Australian Open on Monday 14 January. Having spent the past nine...

Grantley’s speedster Sound and firing

MORNINGTON-based racehorse trainer Rod Grantley has his speedy mare Waterford Sound flying this preparation having claimed three of her past four starts in country Victoria. The eight-year-old mare m...

Obsession: Devil in the detail

OBSESSION: Devil in the detail examines our fascination with the meticulous and micro, the real and the hyperreal and brings together a range of historical and contemporary works under three broad th...

End of run

A MOTORBIKE rider who tried to do a runner from police ended up getting his friend’s bike impounded, Tuesday 18 December.  The incident occurred when Somerville Highway Patrol officers in Lyrebi...

Dog move

A SEAFORD woman has suffered an unfortunate start to the new year after a visit from a K9 unit and the Frankston Frontline Tactical Unit resulted in her arrest. Overnight on 1 January, police execute...

Water essential for backyard survival

WATER can be the key ingredient to helping wildlife survive in backyard gardens during summer. “Often people have the belief that when it comes to wildlife it’s an us or them situation but, with some...

Frankston Santa will be ‘sadly missed’

LOCAL lights fitter Tony Hansen, the man known for fitting Frankston’s’ giant Christmas tree with its lights each year, has passed away. Mr Hansen had recently caught the eye of many excited Christma...