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RPP celebrates diversity & inclusion

People from all over the world have made Mornington Peninsula their home. The Peninsula brings residents together to celebrate and preserve our diverse cultures, and to promote inclusion and belonging. And RPP embraces diversity and inclusion by way of multicultural programs. Keep an eye on our program schedule for specialised shows such as Spanish, German, […]

The Dick Van Dyke Show creator and TV legend Carl Reiner dies at 98

The Dick Van Dyke Show creator and TV legend Carl Reiner has died at 98.  The legendary Hollywood entertainer is said to have died Monday night at his home in Beverly Hills, surrounded by his family, TMZ report.  There are no further details yet on the cause of the death of the veteran entertainer, but he had […]

Victoria’s suburb lockdown restrictions to split some communities down the middle

Lockdown restrictions across Victoria will split some communities right down the middle. Thirty-six suburbs across ten postcodes will be impacted by a return to stage three restrictions order. The new measures come into place from midnight on Wednesday. For some areas, however, major arterial roads divide suburbs from one another. It means one side of the […]

Making a quick trip into Frankston? Park for free for two hours!

In central Frankston, parking will be free for the first two hours in selected car parks from tomorrow Wednesday 1 July 2020. Those parking in Playne Street, Cranbourne Road, Young Street East or at the Mechanics Hall or Frankston Arts Centre will only be required to pay for parking from the conclusion of the first […]

Get ready to swoon and revisit E!’s first set visit to Beverly Hills, 90210

E! has turned 30! To celebrate they’re looking back at the most monumental moments in pop culture. Where were you when Beverly Hills, 90210 premiered on Fox? They were on set. Audiences traveled to West Beverly Hills High School for the first time on October 4, 1990. It was there they met Brandon Walsh (Jason Priestley), Brenda […]

Local Artist Commission

In the coming months, Frankston Arts Centre will be producing a published anthology of stories, titled ‘Stories at the End of the Line’. The publication will be an A5 softcover, professionally printed and available for loan and sale. The publication is an anthology of stories, written and submitted by members of the local community, about the […]

Rock bund key in restoration of the ‘famous missing’ Portsea Beach

Mornington Peninsula Shire Council has been working directly with the Victorian Government with the aim to develop a long-term solution for the return of the iconic Portsea Public Beach. The former healthy and popular Victorian public beach, 30 metres wide and 600 metres long has disappeared over the past decade requiring a temporary sand bank […]

Yawa favoured for pool centre name

AS the time for voting on a name for the $50 million aquatic centre draws to a close Aboriginals and their supporters are making it clear that Yawa is their preferred title. Mornington Peninsula Shire councillors last month rejected a recommendation that the aquatic centre be called Gunawarra and instead shortlisted five names for a […]

Producer of ‘Mamma Mia!’ teases a third film using songs from ABBA’s upcoming album

The 2008 film Mamma Mia! infamously brought ABBA’s songs to life, centring around characters played by Meryl Streep and Amanda Seyfried, and based on the stage musical of the same name. In 2018, the team returned for round two with a few extras, including Lily James, as we took a step into the past of the iconic character’s we’ve come to know and […]

Council to control weeds without glyphosate

In the interest of environmental health, Frankston City Council will cease using glyphosate for local weed control as of Wednesday 1 July. Frankston City Mayor, Sandra Mayer, said the glyphosate ban demonstratedCouncil’s commitment to prioritising environmental care. “We believe by stopping the use of this herbicide, we are helping to protect our natural, coastal environment […]