Award for slain jeweller

AN “emotional and proud” Bridget O’Toole found it hard to describe her feelings after accepting the Star of Courage medal on behalf of her murdered husband, Hastings jeweller Dermot O’Toole. The hono...

Rooftop protest for refugees

WHILE the federal government repeatedly refuses New Zealand’s offer to provide a home for 150 Manus Island refugees, activists have staged a protest over the Hastings office of Flinders Liberal MP Gr...

Tighter rules in wake of flood risk

STRICTER planning rules are likely to be brought in for land around Western Port threatened by rising sea levels. The need to add a “land subject to inundation” (LSIO) overlay to the Mornington Penin...

Charges laid regarding Peninsula Link collision

Somerville Highway Patrol police have charged a 39-year-old Frankston North man following a collision on Peninsula Link. It’s alleged a Holden commodore struck a 30-year-old tow truck driver, w...