Soccer bosses let clubs choose

SOCCER FOOTBALL Victoria last week gave clubs the opportunity to decide their short-term future without penalty. The state body announced that there would be promotion this year throughout the league...

Spring features on Agreeable’s agenda

HORSE RACING THE Anthony Freedman stable continued their successful run with two-year-old’s as Agreeable stormed home to victory to notch up their fourth individual juvenile winner for the month of M...

Somerville school concert lauded

A CONCERT in aid of School Funds was given by the pupils of the Somerville State School on Monday night, May 24th. The programme was a lengthy one and reflects great credit on the teachers and schola...

Cash splash for closed pool

THE Peninsula Aquatic Recreation Centre will receive an immediate cash injection of nearly $700,000 from council to help deal with the financial fallout of COVID-19. The swimming centre has been shut...

‘Locals only’ rule for beach boxes

NEW regulations proposed for beach boxes will eventually see their ownership restricted to Mornington Peninsula residents or ratepayers. At present, licence renewals for 56 per cent of the 820 beach ...

Time to return library books

LIBRARY patrons are being asked to return books, in anticipation of library doors opening again. Return chutes are now open at Frankston, Carrum Downs and Seaford libraries.  A statement from Fr...

Booze bought with stolen credit card

THE USE of a stolen credit card in Frankston last month is being investigated by police. Police believe that a man used the stolen card to buy alcohol at a Langwarrin bottle shop just after 5pm on 3 ...

School cuts staff

PENINSULA Grammar made 13 non-teaching roles redundant in a major staffing shake-up before the resumption of the second term. The school has also abolished the position of deputy principal – we...

Rubbish fires

POLICE are seeking information about a series of hard rubbish fires set in Frankston overnight between 23 May and 24 May. Hard rubbish was set alight by unknown offenders at six addresses. The fires ...

Drivers fined for speeding past police

SOMERVILLE highway patrol officers undertook operation “Safe Mate” on 28 May, targeting motorists on the Mornington Peninsula Freeway. The operation enforced the rule that motorists must slow down to...