Ceremonies across the peninsula for Anzac Day

ANZAC Day services and marches will be held at 12 Mornington Peninsula towns on Anzac Day, Thursday 25 April. Services will be held at different times and locations throughout the day to ensure every...

Man dies after falling from ute in Frankston

A man has died after falling from the rear of a utility in Frankston early this morning. Police have been told that the 19-year-old Frankston man was sitting in the rear tray along with two other peo...

Another title for “Sugar Kane” Watts

KANE Watts defeated Jayden “Plugger” Joseph to take out the WBA Oceania cruiserweight title at the Melbourne Pavilion on March 1, in a bout that lasted the whole ten rounds. The six foot one, 200 pou...

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...

Sharks swim out of troubled waters

DIVISION ONE SORRENTO have edged out Mt Eliza in a thriller at David Macfarlane Reserve to back up their impressive victory over the Stonecats last week. The Sharks were once again made to fight back...

Somerville spoil the Yabbies’ party

DIVISION TWO TYABB brought out the big guns on Saturday with AFL premiership winning forward Travis Cloke running out for a one-off appearance, but their Somerville opponents were out to spoil the pa...

Council gives Somerville $550,000

SOCCER SOMERVILLE Eagles have secured significant grants from Mornington Peninsula Shire council. The promotion-chasing State 5 club understands that the council will spend $500,000 on clubrooms at T...