Dob in a dealer to break drug cycle

MORNINGTON Peninsula residents are being asked to help the police disrupt the manufacture and supply of drugs in the community by reporting anything they know about offenders. The nation-wide Dob in ...

Crowds at Hastings for festival weekend

AN estimated crows of 4000 people was in Hastings for the 50th Western Port Festival on the weekend to watch the parade, enjoy music, and participate in free activities. Organisers were “very happy w...

Miss Universe aspirant readying for the stage

ROSEBUD’S Annalise Magee came across the Miss Universe Australia 2019 competition on Instagram and decided she’d “give it a go and see what would happen”. Then promptly forgot about it. One month lat...

Shire’s China visit looked at waste disposal

AN inspection of hi-tech waste facilities in China in 2017 by officers and councillors was indicative of Mornington Peninsula Shire’s commitment to better waste management, it is claimed. Shire infra...

Peninsula eco-solar farm a ‘world-first’

HOPES are high that a “hyper-intelligent” eco-solar farm will be built on the outskirts of Dromana.  Bunjil Energy and renewable energy developer Volt Farmer have applied for Mornington Peninsul...

Ground Zero in Buruli fight

ALL stops are out in the war against Buruli ulcer – especially on the Mornington Peninsula.  Researchers from the Department of Health and Human Services are collecting soil and faecal samples f...

Recyclables go to landfill

MORNINGTON Peninsula Shire is being forced to send recyclables to landfill.  The shire will continue collecting household recyclable waste, but with 130 tonnes “temporarily” stored at the Rye tr...

Police out to stop illegal riders

A HASTINGS resident says he is “absolutely fed up” with children riding motor bikes and trail bikes on grass areas and pedestrian paths along the foreshore. Richard Harrison, of Skinner Street, said ...

Finding the root cause of threat to wine

THE invasive pest phylloxera hasn’t got a foothold in the Mornington Peninsula’s estimated 1000 hectares of grape vines – yet. And that’s why the Mornington Peninsula Vignerons’ Association and Agric...

Wild weather a blow to boat, business

Storm damage: The Jillian lies battered and broken on McCrae beach. Pictures: Supplied  ONE of Rye and Rosebud’s longest-serving fishing charter operators suffered a blow last week when The Jillian w...