Woman injured after car into house in Mornington

POLICE are being assisted by CFA and SES crews at the scene of an accident in which a 60-year-old woman drove her car into a house in Steedman Dr, Mornington, Tuesday 10 October. The car crossed the ...

Soccer star secures national championship

IT HAS been a massive year for up and coming 14-year-old soccer player, Patrick Hogan, whose endless hours of training has taken him to the peak of junior soccer in Australia. The Padua College stude...

Vale Joy Coleman – family, orchard, art, community

HASTINGS resident Joy Coleman passed away on 21 August after a short illness. She was 87. A memorial service was held at Holy Trinity Anglican church, Hastings, on Tuesday 29 August with the Reverend...

Car under truck on Link

AN elderly man was lucky to escape serious injury when his car ran into the back of a truck under the Skye Rd bridge on Peninsula Link, Frankston, Thursday 5 October. Roadworks up ahead had slowed tr...

Drug use, struggle before home intruder’s death

A HASTINGS man died after a violent struggle at a house in Frankston while high on a cocktail of drugs, the state coroner has ruled in a finding released late last month. Judge Sara Hinchey said Adam...

A bumpy ride to the bottom

WHILE thousands of cyclists were pedalling along the level bitumen roads between Sorrento and Dromana in Sunday’s Around the Bay ride, hundreds of hardy riders were hurtling towards them from Arthurs...

Safety raised for choppers

PENINSULA Aero Club last week opened a more advanced helipad which will support airborne emergency services on the peninsula. The design caters for larger and more sophisticated helicopters which req...

Soggy koala finds solace in blanket

COAST Guard volunteers based at Hastings had an unusual passenger on Sunday – a koala rescued from a mooring off Warneet. The koala was picked up after being found shivering on the mooring abou...