Top award for scouts’ Brolga

LONG time leader of the 1st Hastings Scout Group, Janice “Brolga” Danaher, has received one of only five chief commissioners’ awards in recognition of 60 years of service to scouting. Ms Danaher star...

The art of being inclusive

SOMERVILLE Secondary College year 10 student Angelica Haskins has won the Picture This art competition, which aims to spread the message that social inclusion is important for everyone to consider. T...

Finals fever grips Langwarrin, Southern

SOCCER By Craig MacKenzie LANGWARRIN and Southern United switch into finals mode this week in preparation for Saturday’s crunch ties against Altona Magic and Calder United respectively. State 1 South...

Coward’s punch

POLICE are seeking help in identifying a man involved in an assault outside a takeaway near the Grand Hotel, Frankston, 2.20am, Saturday 1 July. The man allegedly knocked his victim out with a coward...

Punched, hits head

A MT ELIZA man waiting for a taxi in McLaren Place, Mornington, was attacked causing him to fall backwards, hitting his head on the pavement, 3.10am, Sunday 3 September. The 20-year-old was in a car ...

Flicked butt

A MAN was assaulted and seriously beaten after flicking a cigarette butt onto Main St, Mornington, 1.30am, Sunday 3 September. Detective Senior Sergeant Miro Majstorovic, of Mornington Peninsula CIU,...

Man arrested following Rosebud shooting

A man has been arrested this morning following the fatal shooting of a 31-year-old man in Rosebud on Sunday night. The 30-year-old man was arrested after police negotiated with him at a house on Ocea...

Fire in a Balnarring Village shop

An electrical fault is being blamed for a fire in a Balnarring Village shop, early Monday 4 September. Balnarring CFA captain Graeme Briggs said crews from Somers and Bittern helped put out the blaze...

Advice online to avoid child drownings

SWIMMING coach and water safety expert Laurie Lawrence launched the Kids Alive – Do the Five water safety app with Flinders MP Greg Hunt at Pelican Park, Hastings. “Children need constant and active ...