Man dies after falling from ute in Frankston

A man has died after falling from the rear of a utility in Frankston early this morning. Police have been told that the 19-year-old Frankston man was sitting in the rear tray along with two other peo...

Kayaker drowns off Somers

POLICE divers recovered the body of a Hastings man who drowned off Somers, Sunday 14 April. The man, 38, and a friend were kayaking when he fell out and disappeared about 11am. His mate, who by this ...

Family links are Esso’s ‘beating heart’

AN apprentice based at the Long Island Point plant, Hastings, is the fourth generation of his family to work at Esso’s Western Port and Gippsland operations.  Thomas Mutimer, 18, follows his fat...

Driver charged after fatal crash in suburban street

A 21-year-old Rye man has been charged with one count of culpable driving causing death and two counts of negligently causing serious injury after a fatal crash in Tootgarook early Friday 12 April. S...

Assault charges

A BOX Hill South man is facing serious assault charges after a gatecrasher was allegedly assaulted outside a party in Frankston-Flinders Road, Hastings, early Sunday 7 April. The 36-year-old is alleg...

Artists’ eye for the green wedge

ESTABLISHED and emerging artists are being invited to share their interpretation of the Mornington Peninsula’s “precious green wedge”.  It’s all part of the shire’s Green Wedge Paint Outs and Ex...

Body located at Somers

Police have located a body during the search for a missing kayaker in waters off Somers. It is believed a man was paddling with a friend at South Beach when he fell from his kayak and disappeared sho...