Hand hacked off in attack

A TEENAGER has been charged with attempted murder after a man had a hand hacked off during a machete attack in Frankston North. Police called to a “domestic incident” at a home in The Pines at about ...

Police search for missing Mt Eliza boy

Police are appealing for public assistance to help locate missing 11-year-old Ben Hodson. Ben was last seen on 25th March 2018 in the Mount Eliza area. Police have concerns for his welfare due to his...

On the road with road safety plea

WHITE bike rider Chris Savage rode into Canberra on Sunday night to complete his 1700 kilometre journey highlighting the need for improved road safety. His ride honoured former student Joel Hawkins, ...

Adelaide ties up in Western Port

THE Royal Australian Navy’s largest warship HMAS Adelaide arrived in Port Melbourne on Friday after steaming from a temporary berth at HMAS Cerberus in Western Port. The Sydney-based frigate is 230 m...

Lifesavers help cat home

THE crew of a catamaran which capsized on Western Port Bay on Sunday 25 March were assisted by members of Pt Leo Surf Life Saving Club who saw the boat in trouble from the shore. The three crewmen, w...

Union moves to protect jobs at shire

THE Fair Work Commission may be asked to intervene in the “restructuring” of a department by Mornington Peninsula Shire. It is understood that the nearly 40-strong shire’s rangers and local laws team...

Smoky start to school’s search for awareness

A SMOKING ceremony at Somerville Primary School last week was “one piece of a much larger picture at the school”, acting principal Andrew Haley said. Adam Magennis, of the Bunurong Land Council, cond...

Dromana v Rye rivalry set for Good Friday

DROMANA Football Club will host the annual Good Friday clash against Rye Football Club on Friday 30 March. The “local derby” between the two division two sides will be played at Dromana Recreation Re...

Father-son combination secure national title

THE father-son combination of Jamie and Sam Hodic, from Crib Point, has created history on Sunday 18 March as they guided the Melbourne Glacier’s Ice Hockey team to their first national title. Jamie,...

Peninsula surfers ride wave to nationals

THE WOMEN’S Peninsula Surfriders are set for the national championships next month after taking out the Victorian and South Australian Sailor Jerry Surftag Qualifier at Rye Back Beach on Saturday 17 ...