Police investigate assault and theft in Pearcedale

Police are searching for two men following two incidents of theft and assault in Pearcedale in January and February. On 20 January at about 8pm it is believed two men have approached the victim outsi...

Pair sought

DETECTIVES are keen to talk to a man and woman after a dumpster was set alight at the rear of David Prosser Seafoods, Blake Street, Mornington, 1am, Saturday 16 February. Detective Shane Moodie,...

Art springs from dreaming of water

By Jay McCarthy-Rivero After 48 solo art exhibitions across the world, Dutch born Mornington artist, Phillippe de Kraan, is facing his toughest assignment as an artist – exhibiting at the New Y...

Shed door leads way to history

Tony Duboudin The historic cargo shed at Flinders pier it packs a lot of history into a small space. The eight metres by five metres shed is the only building in Flinders on the Victoria Heritage Reg...

Crowds at Hastings for festival weekend

AN estimated crows of 4000 people was in Hastings for the 50th Western Port Festival on the weekend to watch the parade, enjoy music, and participate in free activities. Organisers were “very happy w...

Taste for wine

PASSERS-BY put a stop to a potential wine theft at a Mt Martha bottle shop, Wednesday 6 February. Mornington police say a man, pictured, entered the Lochiel Avenue business about 4pm. After allegedly...

Soprano off to market

SOMERVILLE soprano Harmony Lee, right, will perform at the 21st anniversary Opera in the Market in Melbourne’s Queen Victoria Market on 4 March. The 19-year-old singer, who graduated from secondary s...

Casting a line for anglers

THE weather is looking good for next weekend’s Western Port Angling Club annual whiting challenge. The 2-3 March event – the club’s 30th – is expected to attract up to 300 competitors because of the ...

Fatal collision in Somerville

Police are currently on the scene of a collision that occurred about 4.30pm today (25 February) in Somerville. It is believed a man driving a white Holden utility north on Tyabb-Tooradin Road collide...