Late night run raises funds

THE annual Frankston and Peninsula Relay For Life took place at Ballam Park in Frankston overnight on 21 September. The event saw hundreds of people get together to run/walk in the early hours of the...

Cards taken

POLICE are investigating the theft of credit cards that were later used in Clayton South, Keysborough, Dandenong, Doveton and Narre Warren. Dandenong CIU detectives believe that an unknown person bro...

Students lead the way in the eyes of OAMs

THE 2019 Roy Ward Leadership Prizes for secondary students were presented at the Order of Australia Association, Mornington Peninsula Regional Groups annual luncheon held at the Safety Beach Yacht Cl...

Humpback ashore at St Andrews

A DEAD humpback washed up onto the beach at St Andrews over the weekend had been a meal for sharks as it floated in to shore. The 11-metre whale was gouged by large bite marks and covered in crustace...

Coast is clear for free boating

FEES at the Governor Road boat ramp will be abolished after council voted to “advise Better Boating Victoria that it is prepared to execute an agreement” to make the ramp free to use. Kingston counci...

Crashed

A driver has been taken to hospital with minor injuries after a crash in Patterson Lakes. The two car collision occurred at around 10.40am, 23 September on Thompson Road. One of the vehicles involved...

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...