Fast food a deadly ‘treat’ for cats

IT seems humans are not the only species that has an appetite for takeaway fast food. It seems feral cats and foxes are especially drawn to menu items at KFC in Hastings, although there’s a good chan...

Stolen plates

UP to three number plates are stolen from cars on the Mornington Peninsula every week by people planning to commit crimes and steal petrol, according to police. The number plate thefts has prompted p...

Stolen car

A STOLEN car that sped from a booze bus in Western Port Highway, Somerville, two weeks before Christmas was found burnt out in Crib Point on the weekend. The red 1996 BMW sedan was taken from outside...

Mansion for sale – Sorrento

ANOTHER of the Mornington Peninsula’s historic seaside mansions, Sorrento’s Nee Morna, is being offered for sale for only the second time in more than 100 years. The sale of the largest residential l...

Steel works expand

BLUESCOPE Steel is expanding, with work started on upgrading and restarting a metal coating line controversially closed in 2011 and more than 200 positions shed as part of a restructure. The upgrade ...

Surf no barrier for disabled at Pt Leo

THE Disabled Surfers Association Mornington Peninsula will be holding its first event for 2017 at Point Leo on Saturday (14 January). As with past events the organisers expect hundreds of volunteers ...

Western Port history goes to the wall

A STUNNING artistic depiction of Western Port’s maritime past is turning heads at Hastings. It took renowned Mornington Peninsula artist Simon White two weeks to complete the High St mural, but month...