Search for missing Bittern woman

Police are appealing for public assistance to help locate missing woman Clare Hutson. The 71-year-old Bittern woman was last seen at her Island View Crescent home on Sunday. Investigators believe Cla...

Op shop pay out to charities

A MORNINGTON op shop is proving the saying “from little things big things grow”. After being open just six months Tru Opportunity, in Frank St, has been able to donate $250 each to 48 different chari...

School’s 90 years of catholic education

ST JOSEPH’S Primary School, Crib Point, is holding a year of celebration to commemorate 90 years of catholic education in Crib Point. St Joseph’s, in Martin St, was opened in 1927 by Archbishop Manni...

Seed problem blowin’ in the wind

NO, it’s not the dry plains of the old Wild West, but tumbleweeds are blowin’ in the wind from the Hastings foreshore reserve. And nearby residents are fed up with them. Keith Jacobson, of Skinner St...

Pensioner cheered by tyre pay out

A FRENCH Island pensioner who says Mornington Peninsula Shire’s negligence cost him $368 for new tyres has had his refund claim belatedly paid by the council’s insurers. John Woolley said protruding ...

Tractor, 4WD collide

A TRACTOR and a four-wheel-drive were severely damaged when they collided on the Frankston-Flinders Rd, Balnarring, Monday morning. Sergeant Bruce Buchan, of Somerville Highway Patrol, said the crash...

Courage award for slain jeweller

SLAIN Hastings jeweller Dermot O’Toole has been awarded the Star of Courage in the Australian Bravery Awards. The awards announced over the weekend recognise those who put their own lives at risk to ...

Sculpture’s future at the crossroads

THE controversy that surrounded the erection of a sculpture at crossroads in the centre of Flinders may be about to be revived. The work “I am” by Andrew Rodgers has been in place on the Cook and Woo...

Award for ‘tireless’ worker

FELIX Arena, pictured, has been named Somerville Community Member of the Year. The award – announced at Somerville Family Day on Monday 13 March –  was made in response to his “selfless c...

Beleura boys shine in NZ

BELEURA Junior Football Club representatives Matty Mayne and Khyal Jacobson have excelled in the 2017 AFLNZ Premiership held in New Zealand. AFLNZ approached the boys at the start of the year to part...