Fresh food help for families

SERVING fresh food to needy people over five years is a noteworthy achievement. So Mornington Community Information and Support Centre staff and volunteers celebrated the event with a cake cutting at...

Boating upgrades explained

A COMMUNITY “drop-in session” will be held to brief Rye residents on the $1.2 million boat ramp upgrade about to start this month. This follows Mornington Peninsula Shire Council’s acceptance of a te...

Warrant issued for Gabrielle Betteridge

Police are appealing for public assistance to help locate Hastings woman Gabrielle Betteridge. Warrants have been issued for the 54-year-old’s arrest after she failed to appear at court in relation t...

Driver blows it on Peninsula Link

Somerville Highway Patrol officers nabbed a driver speeding at more than 75km over the speed limit in Frankston last night (1 August). Police clocked the Ford Territory allegedly travelling at 175kmp...

Councils’ meet and eat on line

MORNINGTON Peninsula Shire councillors will meet their counterparts from Frankston Council next week at a “working dinner” to chew over their differences in policy over the electrification of the Fra...

Sports club’s ‘win’ on rent

AFTER nearly two years of sometimes acrimonious debate, Mornington Peninsula Shire has increased the rent for land leased by the Hastings Cricket and Football Social Club in Marine Parade. However, t...

Police investigate incident in Dromana

Police responded to an incident at a holiday park in Dromana last night. Emergency services were initially called to the Nepean Highway, near Kangerong Avenue, following reports that a gunshot was he...

Dog rangers’ summer beach bungle

MORNINGTON Peninsula Shire rangers spent summer warning dog owners off a beach at Mt Martha even though the 80 metre strip of sand is a leash-free area. The rangers visited the beach more than 40 tim...

Shouting above the traffic

THE Sick of Freeway Noise action group aims to unite frazzled residents along the Mornington Peninsula Freeway from Safety Beach, Dromana, McCrae and Rosebud. The community group is targeting noise f...

Liberals’ electric plan ends at Baxter

LIBERAL politicians were out in force at Baxter train station last week spruiking a $450 million plan to electrify the Frankston line to Baxter. The announcement will come as a disappointment to Morn...