Sewage flows to a Mt Eliza beach

SOUTH East Water crews were busy last week trying to repair a broken pipe which sent raw sewage cascading down the Earimil Steps escarpment into Earimil Creek. Mt Eliza resident Des Berry said he fou...

Volunteers celebrate 10 years of service

WHILE it’s more common to see CFA volunteers fighting fires in the bush, their Coast Guard counterparts are also around to keep boaties safe when there’s smoke on the water. This year, the Coast Guar...

Having fun the goal for all abilities

RECREATIONAL and educational activities for people of varying abilities, held Wednesdays at the Civic Reserve Recreation Centre, Mornington, are popular. The Fit N Fun program allows up to 40 partici...

‘Pomp’ on song list for now

A DECISION on whether or not to perform a patriotic English song at the Mornington Peninsula Chorale’s Proms Concert in Frankston next week has ruffled a few feathers. The issue was sparked when choi...

Athletes on track for worthy cause

MT ELIZA athletes Tilly Watts and Liam Hemingway are training for a cause close to their hearts. The pair – who live, went to school and work in Mt Eliza – plan to run in the Melbourne half and full ...

Awards honour lives in Scouting

SORRENTO Sea Scouts leader Christopher Clark believes Scouting teaches young people self-control, to look after their friends, and respect for others – all qualities valuable in society. The Rye resi...

Sleeping rough to help homeless

WHAT’S a home? Is it a house, apartment, building, car, or perhaps a bench in a park? Sadly, some young people in Frankston and on the Mornington Peninsula don’t have the luxury of a warm bed, their ...

Guards march off job at naval base

GUARDS employed by Wilson Security walked off the job at HMAS Cerberus, Crib Point last week to protest changes to workplace rules. The action resulted in bans on visitor checks, on-site patrols, bag...

Healthy, hearty start to pupils’ day

PUPILS at 14 Mornington Peninsula schools can start their day with a full tummy thanks to the state government’s school breakfast clubs and the help of volunteers. They are among 500 schools across t...