Fake $50 notes have same serial number

A MAN who handed over fake $50 notes at an outdoors store in Mornington may have handed over another fake note at a Berwick fast-food outlet. Senior Constable Jacinta Allen, of Mornington Peninsula C...

Civic works on track

SPORTY types in Mornington can look forward to using a new athletics track and four soccer pitches at Civic Reserve, Mornington. The $6.25 million project had been made possible with a $3 million fed...

Water ‘saviour’ of green wedge

THE availability of a “resilient” water supply is seen as one of the key factors in the “protection” of green wedge-zoned areas on the Mornington Peninsula. Mornington Peninsula Shire and South East ...

Getting out to beat the lonesome blues

PENINSULA Social Club volunteer Michael Hillier is a man on a mission: He wants to end “social isolation and loneliness” among mainly elderly and those with disabilities on the Mornington Peninsula. ...

Schools teams sailing for glory

AUSTRALIA’S best young sailors are gearing up to compete in a series of races off Blairgowrie Yacht Squadron. They will be among 24 teams in the Australian Schools Team Sailing Championships in which...

Federal $5m cash splash for pool

FLINDERS MP Greg Hunt has promised the federal government will chip in $5 million for the proposed Rosebud Aquatic Centre. “For the past 15 years I have been supportive of the genuine need for improv...

Worm’s turn to help spot trees

A CARTOON worm is being used to spearhead a campaign to involve the community in identifying “significant” trees on the Mornington Peninsula. While it can’t be said that Wilbur is providing backbone ...

$12,000 theft a blow to men’s shed

DROMANA Men’s Shed members are reeling after tools worth $12,000 were stolen from their Pier Street premises last week. Club vice-president Graeme Morris said the intruders may have cased the buildin...