Boy dies following Dromana collision

A 17-year-old boy has died in hospital after being hit by a car in Dromana earlier this month. It is believed the cyclist was travelling west on Nepean Highway just after midday on 17 June when he wa...

House Fire Mornington

A house fire was attended in George St Mornington by both Mornington and Mt Martha CFA units last night. Four trucks attended, the call came in at 11:40pm on Monday 29th June 2015. An Ambulance was t...

Grant aids easier access to airfield

PENINSULA Aero Club members are flying high with news they have been given $50,000 for a new access road off Stuart Rd. The grant was confirmed in the Mornington Peninsula Shire budget on Wednesday n...

Insurance saving yields car park for Currawong

THE insurance savings in the budget have allowed Mornington Peninsula Shire to bring forward the sealing of the unmade car park at Currawong Community Centre in Mornington. The car park is number one...

‘Restaurant’ disappears as shire steps in

THE word “restaurant” has disappeared from the website of a Red Hill business that may have breached Green Wedge planning regulations. Mornington Peninsula Shire officers last month recommended counc...

Conference calls for council trio

THREE Mornington Peninsula Shire representatives headed to Canberra this month for the National General Assembly hosted by the Australian Local Government Association. Mayor Cr Bev Colomb, deputy may...

New projects from budget savings

MORNINGTON Peninsula Shire has saved almost $700,000 by putting its insurance out to tender rather than staying with MAV Insurance, a company associated with the Municipal Association of Victoria, th...

MP claims Labor plans ‘toxic dump’ at Hastings

HASTINGS MP Neale Burgess is predicting a dark future for Hastings because of the state government’s decision to increasingly use Western Port as a “bulk” port. The scaled-down Port of Hastings Devel...

Retirement village knock back

A 223-UNIT retirement village proposed for Graf Rd, Somerville, has been knocked back by Mornington Peninsula Shire’s planning department. The applicant, CBG Architects, has 60 days to appeal the dec...

Foreshore with a view to keeping fit

THE first of four fitness stations made of 100 per cent plastic waste has been installed on the Dromana foreshore. It’s a double-whammy win devised by Rob Tannahill of Dromana foreshore committee of ...