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COUNCILLORS “YES” TO WILLOW CREEK WINERY

An application by Willow Creek Winery to, among other things, increase its patron numbers to 282 from the Green Wedge Zone rules maximum of 150, easily passed at council after shire planners explained that the…


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EXPENSES TABLE SHOWS BIG SPENDERS

This further table of shire councillor expenditure figures has been taken from the past two shire annual reports, starting at the date from which the state government made it compulsory for councils to make the…


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RUCTIONS OVER COUNCILLOR-STAFF CODE

A tremor of considerable Richter force set the wine glasses dancing at the Besgrove St bunker last week, within days of our new council being sworn in on 14 November – perhaps a portent of…


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14 NOV, 6PM. CLASS OF 2016, BE SEATED

Welcome to our newbies, politely applauded by the gallery as they file into the Besgrove St council chamber. It is just gone 6pm on 14 November 2016 and council is reconvening. Among the 11 councillors,…


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VILLAGE BRACES FOR “AMAZING” BEER HALL

An interesting planning application has been lodged for reuse of a large empty mechanics garage behind the Red Hill service station in Arthurs Seat Rd. The aim is to transform it into a restaurant –…




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REQUEST TO CELI: ‘PAY $12,500 BACK TO SHIRE’   The Mornington Peninsula Shire councillor overspend saga appears set to boil over at this week’s council meeting, scheduled for Tuesday 26 April at Flinders. (7pm at…


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THE MORNINGTON PENINSULA BANDICOOT IS ON THE MARCH!

THE MORNINGTON PENINSULA BANDICOOT IS ON THE MARCH! Dear all, Forgive this garish introduction to a humble announcement. You will find the Mornington Peninsula Bandicoot on Facebook, soon to be followed by a website of…