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Reserve on track for revamp

A new design for Balnarring Recreation Reserve is aimed at taking the ground to the next level. Mornington Peninsula Shire says an improved surface and updated infrastructure will provide a safe and accessible high-quality sports ground. The mayor Cr Sam Hearn says council supported the project while recognising the importance of quality sporting venues across […]

Casey Donovan, David Campbell and more join Sydney Symphony for virtual benefit concert

After the COVID-19 exercising, baking, reading and macramé, Matilda actor and singer Elise McCann embraced a meditation challenge. A session on abundance in May would spark the ambitious Play It On concert, starring herself, Casey Donovan (left), David Campbell, Kate Miller-Heidke, Eddie Perfect, Katie Noonan and Hayden Tee singing “wicked” Australian compositions with the Sydney […]

Reach your creative potential in Frankston City with an arts grant

Grants are now available to local creatives as part of Frankston City Council’s business and community grants pool of almost $1 million. Frankston City Council Mayor, Sandra Mayer, said the grants would help artists and those working in creative industries to do what they love while delivering culturally significant work to the community. “I am […]

Sorrento sporting great Geoff Morgan dies at the age of 82

The Locker Room pays tribute this Saturday to Sorrento football and cricket clubs member, Geoff Morgan. Described as a “tue legend”, Morgan was a tireless worker at both clubs, where he was the only person to have received life membership of both, having served on the executive of both clubs over many, many years. “Indeed, […]

VAFA season 50/50 chance to go ahead, says CEO

The Victorian Amateur Football Association’s season is in doubt and restrictions on crowds will be the biggest sticking point when the board meets on Monday afternoon. On Saturday, Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews announced public gatherings would be slashed from 20 to 10 from Monday, which would dent AFL Victoria’s hopes of hosting crowds at local […]

Somerville launch a huge success

RPP once again partnered with Woolworths to broadcast live from the new-look Somerville Plaza store on Saturday. This followed the successful launch of the Baxter store last week, and we are pleased to say both events went exceptionally well, with Woolworths “over the moon” with our level of enthusiasm and professionalism. Pictured L-R: Craig (Saturday […]

10 incredible facts we learnt about Queen from the music special

They’re the iconic ’80s rock band that we all know and love… or at least we think we do. From frontman Freddie Mercury’s real origins to guitarist Brian May’s impressive array of degrees, how much do we really know about the band that revolutionised pop music? Luckily for all us Queen fans, Queen: Days of Our […]

RPP broadcasting live from the new-look Woolworths Somerville this Saturday

Woolworths are excited to announce their fresh new look Somerville store is complete. RPP will be broadcasting live this Saturday 11am-2pm with $500 worth of gift cards and heaps of specials on offer. You’ll find the same friendly team and a large fresh food department offering everything from Aussie fruit and veg to The Odd […]

Write Idea writing competition

This competition is open to children who are Frankston City Libraries members and who live, study or have links to Frankston. Perhaps you want to write about a fantastical universe just outside your window? Or maybe you’ll tell us all about a mirage that appears behind your wardrobe door? The only limit is your imagination […]

Council powers ahead with renewable energy

Renewable energy created by a Victorian wind farm will power key Frankston City Council buildings, including the civic centre, for at least the next decade. As of 1 July 2020 the Civic Centre, Frankston Arts Centre, Operations Centre, Ebdale Community Hub and Learning Centre and Karingal PLACE Neighbourhood Centre will be powered by 100 per […]