Bottle shop theft

A MAN distracted a bottle shop attendant in Hastings before stealing a four-pack of mixed spirits, Monday 6 May. The man, wearing a grey hoodie, shorts and sunglasses, hid the bottles in his shorts b...

Wetlands key to safety of long range avian aviators

THE Arctic Circle may be a long way from Western Port, but activities this far south have an important role to play fort birds that annually fly between these two areas. Boats and other watercraft in...

Police probe into couple’s road death

MAJOR Collision Investigation Unit detectives were last week investigating the circumstances surrounding the deaths of an elderly Chinese couple when a car driven by their son collided with a truck a...

Dog attacks swan

A MAN whose dog attacked a swan at Sorrento beach, 10am, Sunday 19 May, is being sought by police. Onlookers said the man encouraged his dog to attack the swan which was later taken to a vet for trea...

MPNFL take out interleague clash

INTERLEAGUE THE MPNFL interleague side scored a win on Saturday, mounting a good comeback against the side from the Ovens and Murray Football League. Ovens and Murray looked the better side early on,...

Hillmen secure 200 point win

DIVISION TWO TWO games were played in the MPNFL this weekend as most of the league took time off to accommodate the interleague match. The marquee match of the weekend was at Pearcedale Recreation Re...

Burgess grabs point for Langy

SOCCER LANGWARRIN defender Luke Burgess snatched a point for the local outfit with an injury-time equaliser against Moreland City at Campbell Reserve last Saturday. Moreland took the lead in this NPL...

Junior Breakers doing the peninsula proud

MORNINGTON Breakers junior program is going from strength to strength with a number of young players recently being selected for the Basketball Victoria metropolitan and country programs. “We have ha...

John Meagher joins racing’s Hall of Fame

MELBOURNE Cup winning trainer John Meagher has come a long way since landing his first winner at Balnarring in 1971. So much so that the champion trainer was inducted into the Australian Racing Hall ...