Thieves steal 7 cars, one used in robbery

MORNINGTON Peninsula detectives were last week searching for five of seven cars stolen from Jeff Wignall Ford, Hastings, 2.20am, Tuesday 9 October. Company spokesman David Christianson said burglars ...

New CEO has ‘commitment to local democracy’

A MAN with “extensive local government experience in the UK combined with commercial expertise developed as lead partner at both Ernst and Young and KPMG in the UK and Australia” is Mornington Penins...

Shire cracks down on illegal building

Mornington Peninsula Shire has employed two investigators and two prosecutors in a crackdown on illegal buildings. Seven owners or builders have been prosecuted in the past five months and a further ...

A new season arrives with bounds and a leap

National under-16 long jump champion Aiden Hinson on Saturday made the first jump on Western Port Little Athletics Club’s new long jump track to open the season. The club member took to the air after...

Bear attached in Capel Sound

Police are investigating after a dog was attacked and left with serious slash injuries at Capel Sound last month. The incident happened on Point Nepean Road just before midnight on 29 September. A wi...

Dump green waste for free

GREEN waste can be dumped for free at Mornington Peninsula Shire’s transfer stations on 19, 20 and 21 October. The stations are at Truemans Road Rye, McKirdys Road Tyabb, and Watt Road Mornington. Op...

‘Good work,’ say brains behind bags

BOOMERANG bag volunteers on the southern peninsula played host to the originators of the recyclable cloth bag movement at a breakfast at the Cooee cafe, Capel Sound, last week. Founders Tania Potts a...

Police boat heading north

HART Marine staff treated their newest creation with kid gloves as it was driven slowly down Main Street, Mornington for its launching at the public club boat ramp last week. The 15.6 metre fibreglas...

Out and about and having fun

THE Victorian Seniors Festival got off to a flying start with a Get Active Expo at YMCA Camp Manyung last week. Pam Platter, above, was just one of the seniors took the opportunity to get active on t...