Win for off-leash dogs at McCrae

DOG owners will soon be able to legally let their dogs off the leash during winter on a 300 metre strip of beach at McCrae. Mornington Peninsula Shire last agreed to loosen restrictions at the beach ...

Plight of hidden homeless

HOMELESSNESS is surging with a 17 per cent increase in Frankston and a 10 per cent increase on the Mornington Peninsula in the five years from the 2011-16 census nights. Figures released by the Counc...

Shire to open office in Melbourne

MORNINGTON Peninsula Shire is opening a “satellite” office for its planners in central Melbourne. Councillors last week approved spending up to $60,000 to rent an office in the city for 12 months. Th...

Rosebud jumps on name change train

Change is in the air again for the Mornington Peninsula, with another town being granted the right to a name change. After a successful campaign to change its name from Rosebud West to Capel Sound in...