‘Market test’ for shire CEO’s job

ADVERTISEMENTS will soon be running for Mornington Peninsula Shire’s top job – chief executive officer. Held by Carl Cowie for the past four years, the CEO’s job comes with a package of nearly $400,0...

Boardwalk opens new views at Point Leo

IN the end, it took just one cut with the scissors for the beach at Point Leo to be more accessible to the public. The ribbon cutting by former Disabled Surfers Association Mornington Peninsula presi...

Watch out: the whales are coming

AMATEUR whale spotters are being called on to provide data on the number of whales swimming past the Mornington Peninsula. With the help of these citizen scientists the Two Bays Whale Project was las...

Brake on Hastings electric train

MORNINGTON Peninsula Shire has watered down its demands to electrify the railway line between Frankston and Hastings. An “advocacy paper” released by the shire earlier this month stated that electrif...

Shire off line in train talks

MORNINGTON Peninsula Shire wants Hastings, not Baxter, to be the end of the line when it comes to an electrified railway. The Labor state government has started a study to assess the cost benefits of...

Sport loses one of its biggest fans

OBITUARY Andrew Kelly 9/3/1970 – 5/5/2018 Journalist, sporting commentator ANDREW Kelly had a few names. As a sports writer he chose his pseudonyms to suit his subject – Toe Punt for footy and ...

Labor and city lose life-long supporter

OBITUARY Rogan John Ward 25/7/1943 – 3/4/2018 Real estate agent THERE’S no doubt Rogan Ward liked to talk. He was also an accomplished musician. A man who travelled through life to the beat of ...

‘Breakwater’ studies underway

STUDIES are underway into what effect a breakwater near the Olivers Hill, Frankston boat ramp will have on surrounding beaches. Previous studies linked to a marina stretching hundreds of metres into ...