Grief inspires creative bubble and a career

LONG-TIME Mornington resident Su-Rose McIntyre lost her only child when he was 26 almost a decade ago, after he suffered a long period of mental illness. Now the bereaved mother and qualified grief c...

Slow rider’s fall

A SEAFORD motorbike rider who allegedly sped away from Somerville highway patrol came to an embarrassing halt when his chain came off causing him to roll to a stop. He then fell off. Police said they...

Car break-in

DETECTIVES are hoping to speak to a man, pictured, after a car was allegedly broken into at an oval on Edward Street, Somerville, about 5-6pm, Thursday 12 April. Personal items were stolen, including...

CEO adds cruise to gifts list

MORNINGTON Peninsula Shire CEO Carl Cowie has now listed a Mediterranean cruise he and his wife took as guests of businessman Lindsay Fox on the shire’s gifts register. Mr Cowie has previously mainta...

Flinders swimmers pip Padua after 28 years

AFTER playing catch up to Padua Secondary College at the Southern Independent Schools swimming carnivals for the past 28 years, Flinders Christian College finally emerged victorious in Division A las...

Cash call for ulcer fight

CONCERNS about the spread of the debilitating skin infection Buruli ulcer on the Mornington Peninsula are rising with reports of infections reportedly up about 400 per cent in four years with 275 pat...

Fourth man charged over Rosebud homicide

A fourth person has been charged following the fatal shooting of a man in Rosebud last year. Detectives from the Homicide Squad yesterday arrested and charged a 46-year-old Rosebud man with one count...

Tracing life of ‘living legend’

THE launch of a book about long-time Flinders identity Christie Johnstone will be a feature of local RSL activities in the lead-up to Anzac Day (25 April) at Flinders. The 98-year-old farmer was born...

AGL set to seek approvals

POWER supplier AGL expects to apply this month for regulatory approvals to moor a floating gas import terminal at Crib Point. If given the go ahead, the company would bring the first gas ashore in ab...