Fatal crash in Rye

Emergency services are currently at the scene of a fatal crash at Rye. It is believed a vehicle was travelling along Browns Road about 4.30pm when the driver lost control and collided with a tree. Th...

Kayaker drowns off Somers

POLICE divers recovered the body of a Hastings man who drowned off Somers, Sunday 14 April. The man, 38, and a friend were kayaking when he fell out and disappeared about 11am. His mate, who by this ...

Family links are Esso’s ‘beating heart’

AN apprentice based at the Long Island Point plant, Hastings, is the fourth generation of his family to work at Esso’s Western Port and Gippsland operations.  Thomas Mutimer, 18, follows his fat...