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Sports News

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, he became somewhat of an institution due to his passion, commitment and razor sharp mind […]

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Sports News

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 footy from late July. Junior sport can begin from Monday, while contact training in senior […]

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Feature Story

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 Breakfast), Daz and Cindy (Friday Breakfast).

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Entertainment

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 Lives is streaming for free on 9Now, and gives us all the goods and gossip from […]

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Feature Story

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 Bunch range. There’s so much to see and try at your new Woolworths and they […]

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Local News

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 and a word limit of 500 words. We’re accepting submissions of short stories, poetry, essays, […]

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Feature Story

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 cent renewable energy from Bald Hills Wind Farm in Gippsland. Frankston City Mayor, Sandra Mayer, […]

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Feature Story

Post-coronavirus travel: Rye amongst the places you need to go

As coronavirus travel restrictions begin to ease across Australia, and with overseas destinations still a way off, now’s the time to get better acquainted with our own backyard. While there are some classic Aussie travel destinations to visit, if you’re looking to beat the crowds, there are some hidden gems that you may not even know existed. In a recent survey, Tripadvisor found 80 per cent of respondents were excited […]

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Entertainment

UKTV reinstates Fawlty Towers episode “The Germans” after racism row

Fawlty Towers’ iconic “don’t mention the war” episode is to be reinstated on UKTV following its earlier removal.  The episode was pulled from the channel’s schedule due to out-of-date racial references. Despite being one the show’s most celebrated episodes, “The Germans” was suddenly stripped from the BBC-owned UKTV service in the UK. The episode in question follows Basil Fawlty (John Cleese) on his mission to appease German guests at his seaside hotel […]

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