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Frankston Council says Bula and extends a helping hand to Fiji.

  Fiji is  getting a helping hand from Frankston City Council after enduring a particularly tough time with Covid-19. The pandemic caused much suffering and brought the friendly islands to a near standstill. Mayor Kris Bolam, initiated a critical humanitarian response  after being approached by the Victorian Multicultural Sports Association Inc  that noted Frankston and Suva (Fiji) are in negotiations regarding a Friendship City relationship. “Noting that we are in […]

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Frankston City honours its pandemic heroes.

Frankston Council is honouring the City’s selfless heroes who gave so much  during the COVID-19 pandemic. Flags and scrolls featuring iconic images capturing the battle  against COVID-19 have been created by prominent street artists Brigitte Dawson and Melissa Turner from Melbourne’s Murals. Mayor Kris Bolam said more than 60 organisations, which have supported the community throughout the pandemic, will receive COVID Hero scrolls to honour their contribution. In addition to […]

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A Few Grey Days Ahead

  While you're  dodging the raindrops this week - You might have a moment to think about the most memorable music experience you’ve had on the Peninsula? Apart from RPP FM what would you like to hear  more of? These are some of the questions the Morington Shire council is asking our community right now to help shape a  brand new Music Plan 2025. Do you think there are enough […]

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FRANK COSTA Remembered

Geelong icon and Geelong Cats stalwart, Frank Costa, is being remembered this week as he is fittingly honoured with a state funeral in Geelong. In celebration of the great man’s life – RPPFM will reprise an interview Frank Costa gave Gavin Williams as part of the RPP “Getting to Know You “radio series. Recorded two years ago, the two men talk and reflect on the life of a man who […]

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Baxter Fish and Chips top the lot.

The RPP convoy has rolled into Baxter to award Baxter Fish and Chips the 2021 RPP Listener Award for the Best Fish and Chips on the Peninsula. Proud owners Terri and Spiros told John Shore form the Wednesday and Thursday Scrambled Eggs Breakfast Show that they were thrilled with the award. RPP arrive in force to hand Baxter Fish and Chips there RPP FM 2021 Best Fish and Chips Listeners […]

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Save Reg’s Wedge take on a big Kiwi

Save Sir Reg’s Wedge, an incorporated volunteer community group, says it is fighting a ‘David and Goliath’ battle against Ryman Heathcare’s plan to build a retirement facility on the former Ansett Estate. The volunteer group are currently fundraising through a GoFund Me ‘Koalas Not High Rise’ to take on the multinational, NZ based company. Save Sir Reg’s Wedge says the old Ansett property is heavily treed, home to many native […]

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The Best Australian Playlist

You decide This year the Mornington Peninsula Shire have partnered with RPP FM (98.7) to create an Australia Day playlist just for the Mornington Peninsula. There’s still time to add your favourite song via our website before the entries close on Wednesday 20 January. Our curated playlist of the chosen songs will feature in a special Australia Day live broadcast on Tuesday 26 January between 1pm – 3pm.  https://vimeo.com/rpptv/review/501684078/6bb56870ca  

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Rosebud Beach Bowls lights up.

Lawn Bowlers in Rosebud will now be able to bowl well into the evening, thanks to the completed installation of lights at the Rosebud Beach Bowls Club. Funded by the Morrison Government and the Mornington Peninsula Shire, the project means that the main green at Rosebud Beach now has competition-grade lighting, meaning the club can host evening tournaments, as well as provide more community events. Federal Member for Flinders, the […]

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RPP V News December 12

Our award winning RPP team are now producing weekly TV News bulletins. In case you haven’t caught them yet , here’s this week’s edition, available in two forms – headline social media, or in long form on the RPPV portal. Catie Sharp is the presenter- take a look at the Facebook edition : https://www.facebook.com/RPPVVision/videos/397988978294592 And this is the long form on the RPP V website: https://www.rppv.com.au/news.html  

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