Tow-aways, permits ideas for The Pillars

TOW-away zones and permit-only parking areas are among options suggested by police to control crowds at The Pillars cliff jumping site at Mt Martha. The tougher measures aimed directly at motorists c...

Call for shire to hold sway on supermarket site

PLANNING minister Richard Wynne has been called on to “abandon his hand-picked committee” to deal with the controversial Kaufland supermarket proposal in Mornington and return decision making to Morn...

Loggerheads over rail tree clearing

TWO of Mt Eliza voluntary organisations are involved in a slanging match over tree felling, road-making and land clearing. In June Mt Eliza Association for Environmental Care alerted the Mornington P...

Boats seized, charges to follow squid hauls

FOUR men have had their boats seized and are facing various charges for allegedly overfishing squid at the southern end of Port Phillip Bay. Fisheries officers as part of Operation Jazz will allege t...

Musical theatre trip of a lifetime

SIX young Mornington Peninsula performers are getting ready for the musical theatre experience of a lifetime. Aussie All-Stars members Leikny Middleton, Baylin Carradine, Chloe Mason, Tamika Buckby, ...

School apology for course ‘error’

A SYLLABUS mix-up at Peninsula Grammar School, Mt Eliza had the community buzzing on Friday. Principal Stuart Johnston said he “unreservedly apologised to students and their families” over the error,...

Aleksander scoops dance awards

RYE dancer Aleksander Hughes gave himself a fitting ninth birthday present last week by winning a raft of Australian championship titles. The Boneo Primary pupil took out 11 events at the 2018 Austra...

Joint project a bonus for the bush

AN impenetrable thicket of weeds and scrub at Hastings that has been inhospitable to wildlife and a setting for antisocial behaviour is having a make-over. It’s all part of a collaboration between a ...

Second look at Ryman’s ‘village’ plans

RYMAN Healthcare’s second “community information day” at its Kunyung Road, Mt Eliza, site late last month was aimed at “road-testing” its final proposals before they begin negotiating local and state...