Hastings is a link to Australian naval history

WITH development of new parts of Hastings in the 1960s and 1970s, the decision was made to name many of streets in honour of  Royal Australian Navy vessels. This was probably due to the towns proximi...

Streets named after Victoria Cross recipients

WHILE not a great deal is known about the development of Bittern and Crib Point, it is obvious that the area was subdivided after the First World War. The developers sought to honour those who had se...

Bittern honours Western Front battles

ABOUT 300,000 Australians volunteered to serve their country between 1914 and 1918; this from a nation of fewer than five million people. Most saw service on the Western Front: in Belgium (Flanders) ...

Trainer’s house lost in blaze

CFA crews fought for an hour to save the house of Somerville horse trainer Kane Harris when it was engulfed by fire, Tuesday 17 April. A faulty clothes dryer is being blamed for starting the blaze at...

MP against Crib Point gas plan

HASTINGS MP Neale Burgess sees the realisation of power company AGL’s plan for a floating gas terminal at Crib Point as the beginning of the “industrialisation” of the town. “Crib Point has waited de...