Ram raid fails

OFFENDERS used a Holden utility to ram their way through the front glass doors and into the K-Mart store in Victoria Street, Hastings, early Sunday 9 December. Somerville CIU detectives said two men ...

Plans for new boat ramps

TWO sites are being considered for a new boat ramp in Western Port: Yaringa Road, Somerville or Stony Point. Shane Murphy, executive director of the Mornington Peninsula Marine Alliance, said a feasi...

Seasoned campaigner heads biosphere group

LONG time environmental campaigner Greg Hunt has been appointed executive officer of the Western Port Biosphere Reserve Foundation. When announcing Mr Hunt’s appointment at the foundation’s annual ge...

Joint project a bonus for the bush

AN impenetrable thicket of weeds and scrub at Hastings that has been inhospitable to wildlife and a setting for antisocial behaviour is having a make-over. It’s all part of a collaboration between a ...

Warren in red-hot form with Rosemont

MORNINGTON-based racehorse trainer Jason Warren is enjoying a winning run of late alongside Victorian thoroughbred farm, Rosemont Stud. The pair combined to win two metropolitan races with two runner...

Young golfers fire in Dunes Medal

YOUNG up-and-coming golfers have once again come to the fore in The Dunes Medal with Blake Collyer, 21 and Grace Kim, 17 claiming this year’s honours on Friday 30 November. More than 160 competitors ...

BMX riders land v-plates at state champs

FRANKSTON BMX club members made their way to the Victorian State BMX Championships in Warrnambool on Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 November. With more than 400 competitors from across Australia competing...

Lynn legend continues at Seaford

SOCCER WILLIE Lynn and wife Liz have been involved with Seaford United since 1978 and have no plans to step aside soon. Willie is in the 12th year of his second stint as president having previously c...

Close finish set for Pines, Crib Point clash

PENINSULA PINES have bounced back from a patchy opening innings to bowl well and put themselves in the box seat for a win in the first day of their clash against Crib Point. Pines only batted for a l...

Welcome home to returned soldiers at Frankston

THE second welcome home to returned soldiers inaugurated by the Welcome Home committee took place, on Friday evening last in the Mechanics’ Hall, when the seating accommodation of the building was ta...