Car yard thefts arrest

A HASTINGS man has been charged in relation to the theft of five cars from a Marine Parade, Hastings, car yard, Monday 3 June. He appeared at Frankston Magistrates’ Court last week charged with burgl...

Sharks see off brave Buds

DIVISION ONE ROSEBUD came within a whisker of succeeding in a brilliant comeback effort against Sorrento on Saturday. The contest, played on Sorrento’s home turf, see sawed throughout the first half....

Magpies celebrate first win for the year

DIVISION TWO CRIB Point have finally got off the mark for 2019, recording a big win over Pearcedale in front of their home crowd. Supporters at Crib Point Recreation Reserve were treated to a brillia...

Somerville secures second spot

SOCCER SOMERVILLE Eagles took a firm grip of second place in State 5 South after Saturday’s 4-2 away win over local rival Rosebud. The result leaves Somerville five points clear of third-placed Tulla...

Brideoake faces raceday treatment charges

TOP-RANKED Mornington-based racehorse trainer David Brideoake will await a hearing scheduled for Monday 17 June over two serious race-day treatment charges put forward by Racing NSW stewards. Racing ...

Dunkley is Labor

THE Australian Electoral Commission officially named Peta Murphy as the new member for Dunkley on 4 June. Ms Murphy was officially declared a member of the Australian Parliament at midday, ending the...

Whales back in the bays for winter

IT was as if the first day of winter was arranged by central casting. Right on cue, humpback whales appeared in Port Phillip and along the Phillip Island coast. A pod of killer whales was reported at...

Beach clues to ancient and modern history

TAKING a close look at the history of a cement works at Mornington can easily turn into probing ancient geological formations and life forms. Fossil Beach, which lies at the end of a short path off t...