Carts earn for charity

THE billy cart derby organised by Point Nepean Men’s Shed went off without a hitch, Saturday 16 March. “We could not have asked for a better day,” organiser Terry Phippen said. “We had all 20 carts i...

Repairs to sandbag seawall

Repairs are being made to the sandbag seawall installed to stop erosion at Portsea front beach in 2010. “The seawall was first installed in 2010 and since then has helped protect the foreshore agains...

Burglars active

BURGLARS forced a rear window at a Rosebud rental property and stole jewellery, between 1-9 March. Taken from the Eighth Avenue property was a chain, two rings, costume jewellery and a jewellery box,...

Assault, phone theft

A MAN was punched, kicked and threatened with a hammer by five men who then stole his phone in Mornington, 4.45am, Sunday 17 March. Detectives said the man was waiting for a cab just off Mornington-T...

Milk bar owner chases raiders

A MORNINGTON milk bar owner chased two men on bikes after they attempted to steal from her shop, 2.45pm, Friday 15 March. Detectives said the men wearing scarves as face coverings entered the Wandell...

Online kills video’s star

THE upsurge in on-line movie streaming has claimed possibly the last of the neighbourhood video-hire stores on the Mornington Peninsula. Rosebud’s Video Ezy was getting ready to close its doors over ...

Pillars a poll issue

The federal government may get involved in safety and accessibility issues at The Pillars cliff jumping site if Labor wins the May election. The party’s candidate for Flinders, Joshua Sinclair says t...

Talking about aged care options

COMMUNITY meetings will be held at Mornington, Rosebud and Hastings next month to discuss Mornington Peninsula Shire’s role in supporting older residents following announcement of the federal governm...

MP’s plan for senator’s ‘compassion’ lesson

Nepean MP Chris Brayne has suggested Senator Fraser Anning be sent to Indonesia “where, hopefully he might learn some compassion, empathy and, just maybe, come back less ignorant”. Mr Brayne was spea...

Former councillor has eyes on Flinders

A FIFTH candidate has now entered the race to win the seat of Flinders at the May federal election. Susie Beveridge, a former Mornington Peninsula Shire councillor, announced last week that she would...