Mornington aggravated burglary

Police are investigating an aggravated burglary at a house in Mornington early this morning. The female occupant of the Adelaide Street home has entered the garage just before 6am and noticed a man c...

Experts seek permanent fix for Portsea beach

WHILE experts are investigating ways to prevent sand being eroded from Portsea beach, members of Nepean Ratepayers Association say only two of six options will work. Association president Colin Watso...

New, larger stadium to rise from ashes

WESTERN Port Basketball Association players are still coming to terms with the tragic loss of their stadium at Somerville after it was destroyed by fire, Sunday morning last week. Operations manager ...

‘No need’ for by-election ­- shire

THE timing of Cr Lynn Bowden’s resignation – Monday 2 May – means there is “no need” for a by-election for her Watson ward seat. The mayor Cr Graham Pittock says he will represent her constituents un...

Search for missing child Lillian Davies

Police are appealing for public assistance to help locate missing 14-year-old Mornington girl Lillian Davies. Lillian was last seen at a Terrigal Street address on Monday 24 April at about 1pm. Polic...

Search for missing Mornington teen

Police are appealing for public assistance to help locate missing 13-year-old Dylan Burke. Dylan was last seen at a residential address on Bungower Road, Mornington yesterday about 4.00pm. He is desc...

Councillor Lynn Bowden resigns

MORNINGTON Peninsula Shire Councillor Lynn Bowden has resigned as Watson Ward councillor. She cited ongoing health issues as the reason for her decision. “We are all very saddened by Cr Bowden’s deci...

Seachangers left without a boat

THE joys of a sea change to Balnarring have been undermined for new residents Phil and Janet Eyles as they struggle to get over the theft of their Quintrex 370 Traveller, trailer, lifejackets and oth...

Shire told to make councillor repay costs

Mornington Peninsula Shire officers have been instructed to seek repayment of thousands of dollars alleged to have been overspent by Cr Antonella Celi. In an at times fiery debate, councillors last w...

‘Stolen’ car dumped in dam

A QUIET morning’s walk at Moorooduc quarry for two friends last week was ruined when a stolen car smashed through wire gates and was driven into the deep water. It is believed two young men had been ...