Mower business robbed

HASTINGS Mowers was burgled during the early hours of Monday 16 May. Two men in disguise forced their way into the business on Frankston-Flinders Rd and stole several Husqvarna chainsaws and Honda ge...

App leads rescuers to paddle-less kayacker

A WESTERN Port kayaker was being blown out to sea towards the Nobbies when rescued by Volunteer Marine Rescue, Sunday afternoon, 22 May. The man’s worried wife, watching from The Pines beach, Shoreha...

Sign shows the way to town

NEW signs are now pointing the way into Hastings. Two years in the planning, the signs have created an “iconic” entrance to the town and “pinpoint Hastings as the main gateway to Western Port”, says ...

Drop-in session to discuss rec centre rebuilding

IT is still too early to determine when the razed Somerville Community and Recreation Centre will be re-opened, but rebuilding works are a hot topic in the town. “We are working hard with the insurer...

Port ‘decades away’ – if ever

THE first major publication by Infrastructure Victoria all but confirms that a new container port at Hastings is most likely decades away. An options paper released last week sees the state’s need fo...

Search for missing Rosebud father and son

Police are appealing for public assistance to help locate a father and son missing from Rosebud. Craig Rochus and his 15-year-old son, William, were last seen at their Cass Street home in Rosebud on ...