Storm over foreshore plan

TWO of Hastings most active clubs have given the thumbs down to Mornington Peninsula Shire’s plans for the foreshore. Both clubs say the Draft Hastings Foreshore Precinct Plan ignores their needs and...

Transport petition stalls

A PETITION with 1574 signatures urging the state government to review public bus transport on the Mornington Peninsula was knocked back by state parliament last week. Nepean MP Martin Dixon was refus...

China trip seeks new source of power

A TRIP to inspect the latest technology being used in China to generate electricity from rubbish and lessen the amount going to landfill is part of Mornington Peninsula Shire’s bid to attain carbon n...

Man found with gunshot wound in Rosebud

UPDATE: Monday, 04 September 2017 Homicide Squad detectives are investigating the shooting of a 31-year-old man in Rosebud last night. The Glen Waverley man was located in the passenger seat of a gre...

Future plan has no port for a sub

PLANS to build a maritime centre at Hastings centred on the Otama submarine are not included in draft plans for the foreshore because they require state and federal government approvals. The draft Ha...

Shire team’s waste trip to China

Mornington Peninsula Shire is sending a three-person team to China to investigate “alternative waste facilities”. Cr Hugh Fraser, acting chief operating officer Niall McDonagh and waste services team...

Minor discord finale to musical bus tour

MORNINGTON Peninsula Regional Gallery echoed to the sounds of the second Victorian Music Crawl last week. It was all part of a contemporary music bus tour, Thursday to Saturday, hosted by Mornington ...

Shire in push for end to plastic bags

MORNINGTON Peninsula Shire Council will write to the Premier Daniel Andrews urging the state government to ban the distribution of single use plastic bags. The council at last Tuesday’s (22 August) m...

Opinions sought on changes to foreshore

PUBLIC comment is being sought for a plan designed to “establish a consistent identity” for the Hastings foreshore from Hodgins Rd in the north to Reid Pde in the south. Mornington Peninsula Shire co...

Tougher checks burn children’s day out

A CLASS of Mornington preschoolers was looking forward to an excursion to Mornington fire station last week – until the visit was cancelled at the last minute by firemen concerned they didnR...