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Copper Brass Aluminium Car/Truck Batteries Stainless Steel Electrical Cable PAYMENT FOR COMMERCIAL QUANTITIES OF STEEL. BINS SUPPLIED. Terms and conditions apply Picture: Grant Gibbs

Merry Christmas

Containers form a ‘line in the sand’ afe! Keep S CHRISTMAS TRADING HOURS: Closing midday Tuesday 24th Dec and reopen Friday 27th Dec. at 8am and Sat 28th Dec. 9am - 12pm Closing midday Tuesday 31st Dec and reopen Thursday 2nd Jan. and onwards with normal trading hours: Mon - Fri 8.00am to 5.00pm Sat 9.00am to 12.00pm

1953 Frankston Flinders Road, Hastings

Phone: 5979 3928

email: scrap@westernportmetalrecyclers.com.au

BOOMERANG Alliance members have their Christmas wishes worked out: All they want from Premier Daniel Andrews is a container deposit scheme in Victoria. They say the scheme would encourage people to collect used containers and limit the number going to landfill.

Call for waste water system check WITH more than 25,000 properties on the Mornington Peninsula relying on septic tanks to process their waste water it’s no wonder there are concerns about pollutants entering ground water and waterways. Many of these systems were approved decades ago and are long past their use-by dates. The mayor Cr Sam Hearn said it was important to ensure the health of septic tanks systems year round. “A poorly kept septic system is a health risk to our family, friends, waterways and the wider community,” he said. “This also applies to wastewater systems at


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Visit Santa this December at Rosebud Plaza! Plus join in on the free family entertainment leading up to Christmas.

rosebudplaza.com.au Cnr Boneo Rd & McCombe St Rosebud VIC 3939 Refer to www.rosebudplaza.com.au for more details.


Southern Peninsula News

4 December 2019



Last week members of Mount Martha Beach Patrol and Mount Martha Lifesaving Club used 1000 empty drink bottles collected at a recent clean up event to spread the message. A petition for a container deposit scheme is being organised by boomerangalliance.org.au/vic

commercial premises which also contribute to contaminating local waterways.” Other sources of waste water are industrial, commercial or agricultural activities, surface runoff or stormwater and sewerage. The shire encourages annual health checks on septic systems, particularly before busy holiday periods. “We want to work with our community to help manage and maintain systems together, to protect and ensure the distinctive and beautiful character of the peninsula,” Cr Hearn said. Visit mornpen.vic.gov.au/septictanks Stephen Taylor

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Southern Peninsula News 3 December 2019

3 December 2019  

Southern Peninsula News 3 December 2019