Man sought over Mt Eliza sex attack

POLICE are appealing for help to identify a man who sexually assaulted a teenage girl in Mt Eliza last year. The attack so traumatised the girl that she was unable to report it to police for more tha...

Jobs boost from Cerberus upgrades

WORK valued at $481 million to replace outdated infrastructure and facilities at HMAS Cerberus is likely to start this year. The work was foreshadowed in a Defence White Paper in March. It will inclu...

Genevieve takes winning ways to Japan

GENEVIEVE Beacom of Somerville flies to Japan this week as part of the Australia-Japan Women’s Baseball Youth Leaders Exchange. Last week she trained with the high performance squad in Sydney, focusi...

Shire urged to oppose extra boat ramp

RYE Community Group Alliance is urging Mornington Peninsula Shire to vote against increasing the number of boat and jet ski launching ramps at Rye. The issue will come to a head at the shire’s 17 Jul...

Volunteers feel fleeced over sheep loss

THERE’S no sign of the heritage sheep that once graced The Briars Park, Mt Martha. They vanished – and some of the volunteers who paid for them and felt responsible for them – say they have bee...

Call for transport review

A GROUP of Mornington residents – with the backing of Mornington Peninsula Shire – is calling on the state government to hold a review of bus services on the peninsula. Peninsula Residential Parks an...

No deal for school car parking, says VicRoads

VICROADS has knocked back a request by Mornington MP David Morris to charge Mornington Peninsula Shire a peppercorn rent for land to be used as a car park by Mt Eliza schools. Mr Morris, in a questio...

Campaigners rally for war on waste

JOINING the Red Hill-based Plastic Bag Free Peninsula group in May was the catalyst for Gwen Giudici’s journey towards wanting to reduce waste in general. “At the meeting I was introduced to Boomeran...