Man arrested following Rosebud shooting

A man has been arrested this morning following the fatal shooting of a 31-year-old man in Rosebud on Sunday night. The 30-year-old man was arrested after police negotiated with him at a house on Ocea...

Fire in a Balnarring Village shop

An electrical fault is being blamed for a fire in a Balnarring Village shop, early Monday 4 September. Balnarring CFA captain Graeme Briggs said crews from Somers and Bittern helped put out the blaze...

Maritime centre left off foreshore plan

WESTERN Port Oberon Association president Max Bryant says he is disappointed his group’s push for a maritime centre is not included in the draft Hastings Foreshore Precinct Plan. Mr Bryant said he wa...

Advice online to avoid child drownings

SWIMMING coach and water safety expert Laurie Lawrence launched the Kids Alive – Do the Five water safety app with Flinders MP Greg Hunt at Pelican Park, Hastings. “Children need constant and active ...

Reading results from Book Week

WITCHES, princesses, super heroes and even a duck brought Hastings’ second annual Book Day to life, Tuesday 29 August. Shop fronts were decorated to represent favourite books and traders dressed as b...

Grandmothers locked out of MP’s office

THE office of Flinders MP Greg Hunt was in lockdown last Tuesday morning as a group of grandmothers protested about the federal government’s treatment of refugees. The protest by the South Peninsula ...

Storm over foreshore plan

TWO of Hastings most active clubs have given the thumbs down to Mornington Peninsula Shire’s plans for the foreshore. Both clubs say the Draft Hastings Foreshore Precinct Plan ignores their needs and...