Passel passes on the parcels to shoppers

EVERYONE wants everything now in today’s fast-paced world and that’s a modern trend new business founder Marshall Hughes hopes will see success arrive by bypassing the post. Hughes is one of several ...

Signing on dotted lines for OAM

LANGWARRIN’S Robert Bolch was recognised for service to the community of the Mornington Peninsula in this month’s Queen’s Birthday Honours List. The 80-year-old justice of the peace can now add OAM a...

Dance goes on for mentor teacher

PASSING on ballet skills to the next generations of dancers has earned Sandra McKay an Order of Australia for services to the performing arts, especially ballet, in this month’s Queen’s Birthday Hono...

Hospital in deep on sleep

A MEDICAL specialist who helps people with potentially life-threatening sleep conditions has been named as an OAM in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List this month. Associate professor David Langton re...

Supreme win for ‘church’ wedge build

A GROUP that had its bid to build a place of worship on green wedge land in Carrum Downs rejected by VCAT has won a Supreme Court of Victoria appeal to construct buildings on 26.3 hectares of land. T...

Sign of times up for grabs

A COLLECTOR of vintage memorabilia hopes a place can be found in Mentone for part of a huge sign bought online that turned out to be too big to handle. Self-described “minimalist hoarder” Stella Chiv...

Partners saddle up

A NEW era of “cooperation” between the state government and councils across Melbourne’s suburbs has been heralded with the formation of six metropolitan partnerships by the government. The groups are...

Pokies politics in play

A PUSH against pokies is being planned in the lead up to next year’s state election by a group trying to enlist councils to the anti-pokies cause. The Alliance for Gambling Reform wants councils to s...

Sammy J brings Phantom show ‘home’

A GARDENER at Mt Eliza’s Peninsula School unwittingly set comedian Sammy J off a planned legal career garden path and into a world of adventure and justice dispensed by The Phantom comic book charact...