Striking a blow for affordability

SOCCER PENINSULA Strikers announced the lowest junior fees in NPL Victoria history last week and threw down the gauntlet to local rivals Langwarrin and Mornington. Strikers and Mornington recently we...

Winners and losers in 2019

DIVISION TWO SEASON WRAP WINNERS: Red Hill THE Hillmen had a game plan in 2019. They worked hard in defence all season long, and it paid off handsomely. Although it may not be the most attractive bra...

Vale Les Obriem – Craftsman

HORSE RACING ASTUTE Mornington trackwork clocker Les Obriem passed away on Sunday 15 September after spending more than four decades applying his trade. The old-school clocker, who also wrote under t...

An old Hastings identity dies

IT is with deep regret that we announce the death of an old and respected pioneer, in the person of Mr. Joseph Haddock of Forest Lodge, Hastings at the age of 75 years.  Deceased was a man of in...

Kids rally for climate action

THE 500 students, parents and grandparents who rallied at Mornington Park on Friday to demand positive action on global warming got their message across in a constructive, well-behaved manner, Mornin...

Students told to take a walk

PRIZES including football and skateboarding clinics, group fitness classes, a round of golf, and school infrastructure will be up for grabs for students who choose to walk to school next month. As pa...

Union votes no to agreement

FRANKSTON Council employees signed to the Australian Services Union have met and voted to “support a no vote campaign” against council’s proposal for a new enterprise agreement. The ASU is a union re...

Reports ‘back’ rail extension

THE release of two new transport infrastructure reports have highlighted the “many benefits” of extending the Frankston rail line, says the Committee for Greater Frankston. C4GF, a lobby group, point...

Writers return for second festival

THE Mornington Peninsula Writers Festival is set to return for a second year. The festival, hosted by the Frankston Writers and Poets Society, will take place at Functions by the Bay on 19 and 20 Oct...

Pier restoration on horizon

THE process of reconstructing the end of Frankston Pier has begun. The pier was badly damaged on 9 August during stormy weather. A 20 metre section of the pier broke off from the end, and floated its...