Airport opens up for Open Day

PENINSULA Aero Club is hosting an open day for members of the public to visit and view some rare and exciting aircraft that participated in the highly successful recent air show, from noon Saturday 2...

Helpers’ winter appeal for help

By Barry Morris THE St Vincent de Paul Society has seen a sharp spike in calls for assistance from the needy on the Mornington Peninsula in the past year, figures released by its Melbourne office rev...

Chelsea knock off first placed Shepparton

BASKETBALL BIG V Division One competition was headlined by a top of the table clash between Shepparton Gators and Chelsea Gulls this Saturday. The two sides lined up against each other at Shepparton ...

Mail made it, but not the postie’s bike

A POSTIE was lucky to escape serious injury when his bike was sandwiched by two cars in Rosebud, Wednesday afternoon. The postie was returning to the depot about 3.30pm when he found himself sandwich...

Cyclist killed

THE cause of a collision causing the death of a cyclist in Moorooduc, Monday 11 June, was still to be determined late last week. The 61-year-old father of adult children from Frankston South, was hit...

‘Getaway’ car stalled

ALERT customers helped foil a potential robbery at the BP service station, Dromana, midnight, Saturday 9 June: they pulled the spark plug leads out of the “getaway” car preventing it being driven. A ...

Traders taken in by conman’s sob story

A MAN alleged to have fleeced more than a dozen small business owners from Mt Eliza to Rosebud over the past six months was arrested by Rosebud police last week. The 49-year-old, from the Latrobe Val...