Party house bedroom quotas ‘not the way to go’

LIMITING short-stay rentals on the Morning Peninsula to a maximum of two people a bedroom would be “overkill” and unlikely to reduce problems, the owner of an established holiday rental said last wee...

Detectives investigate mobility scooter robbery

Mornington Peninsula Crime Investigation Unit detectives are investigating a robbery involving two men who targeted an elderly man in a mobility scooter this morning. Investigators have been told tha...

Man sought over Mt Eliza sex attack

POLICE are appealing for help to identify a man who sexually assaulted a teenage girl in Mt Eliza last year. The attack so traumatised the girl that she was unable to report it to police for more tha...

Triple trouble for Somerville police

Somerville Highway Patrol had their hands full over the weekend with three separate incidents occurring. The first incident occurred just after 10.20pm on Saturday 22 July on Bungower Road, Moorooduc...

Thefts from Mornington liquor store

Police are investigating a series of thefts from a liquor store in Mornington. Investigators have been told three unknown offenders entered the store on three occasions on 29 April, 20 May and 1 July...

Search for missing woman Tina Rayworth

Police are appealing for public assistance to help locate missing woman Tina Rayworth. It’s believed the 56-year-old was last seen in Frankston and Mornington some time in May. Tina suffers from a nu...

Drug driving double

Somerville Highway Patrol officers experienced a case of double trouble in Frankston South on Thursday evening (13 July). Police intercepted a car on McMahons Road about 5.25pm and spoke to the drive...

Metro rail network grinds to a halt

The entire Melbourne rail network is currently down to to “a computer fault”. All train lines, except for the diesel Stony Point line are currently halted. Trains that were travelling at ...

Call for transport review

A GROUP of Mornington residents – with the backing of Mornington Peninsula Shire – is calling on the state government to hold a review of bus services on the peninsula. Peninsula Residential Parks an...

No deal for school car parking, says VicRoads

VICROADS has knocked back a request by Mornington MP David Morris to charge Mornington Peninsula Shire a peppercorn rent for land to be used as a car park by Mt Eliza schools. Mr Morris, in a questio...