Police investigate fatal crash at Dromana

Police continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding a fatal single-vehicle crash that occurred at Dromana on Friday. It’s believed a car travelling east on Boundary Road left the roadway and...

Home invasion risks on rise

HOUSES in some southeast suburbs are more than twice as likely to be burgled as the average Victorian home, the RACV’s analysis of the 2015-16 crime statistics reveals. The average burglary rate rose...

Call to check clifftop ‘land grabs’

A RATEPAYER group is calling for surveys to make sure public land has not been included within the fence lines of multi-million dollar clifftop properties at Mt Eliza. And once the surveys are done, ...

New home for home carers

AFTER seven months of planning, renovation, refurbishment, tradies, dust and dirt, the Peninsula Home Hospice (PHH) is operating from its new Mornington offices. Previously PHH had been working from ...

Expansion OK

A BID to reverse a council decision to grant a planning permit to extend the Willow Creek Winery at Merricks North failed to gain support at this month’s meeting of Mornington Peninsula Shire. Cr Hug...

Petition over arcade plan

TRADERS worried about losing their businesses to a Mornington arcade development were out collecting signatures for a petition in Main St last week. Plenty of sympathetic shoppers were eager to sign ...

Gold for ropes course

IT’S a big leap from the International Association for Universal Design Awards in Japan to the ropes course at Camp Manyung, Mt Eliza. But now they are linked: Australia’s first universally designed ...

Salvos’ set safety zone for Main St

A BRIGHT yellow food van is at the centre of a four-hour safety zone at the corner of Main and Barkly streets, Mornington. The Main St Salvos will be in the zone until the end of February handing out...

Recycling weekly

HOUSEHOLD recycling bins on the Mornington Peninsula will be collected weekly until Friday 3 February, when the usual fortnightly service resumes. Recyclable items include aluminium and steel cans an...