MP calls for freeway works to be linked

NEPEAN MP Martin Dixon wants Roads and Road Safety Minister Luke Donnellan to build a noise attenuation wall at the same time wire rope barriers are installed along the Mornington Peninsula Freeway. ...

Bungle delays hot springs decision

DEVELOPERS and objectors to a multi-million dollar hot springs and restaurant complex near Rye have been put on hold because of an administrative bungle by Mornington Peninsula Shire. A planning appl...

Crib Point choice for gas terminal

ENERGY supplier AGL confirmed last week that it wants to have a floating gas import terminal at Crib Point. The company says the Western Port site will “increase energy security and supply for custom...

Pool site beside the park

LAND near the Mornington Peninsula Shire offices in Besgrove St has surfaced as the preferred option for an aquatic centre at Rosebud. The cost of the aquatic centre is estimated at $28.4 million-$30...

Businessman fights shire over permit

JUST weeks after signing a new lease on his Mornington warehouse a businessman learned Mornington Peninsula Shire had approved a planning permit for an adjoining site which he says will hinder his ab...

Church lessons on protesting

MEMBERS of St Macartan’s Catholic Church, Mornington are writing letters to members of parliament opposing the assisted dying Bill about to go before the Victorian Parliament. Melbourne Archbishop De...

Car hits tree in the wet

A WOMAN received neck and hip injuries when her car ran off Stanleys Rd, Merricks North, and hit a tree, 8.50am, Monday 7 August. A passing motorist saw the woman’s car off the wet road and called em...

Investor buys swim centre property

SPECIALISED assets continue to attract high demand from local and offshore interests, according to business brokers Fitzroys. The agency last week sold three sites in the south-east for a combined $1...

Three-storeys ‘not needed’ – mayor

POPULATION projections and demand for housing on the Mornington Peninsula over the next 15 years show there is no need to increase height limits, according to the mayor Cr Bev Colomb. “Restricting he...

Pensioner left stranded

TWO men who robbed a pensioner while he was riding his mobility scooter and walking his dog along Rosebud foreshore last week have been described as “despicable” and “callous”. Barry Morris-Shaoul, 6...