‘Ghost’ memorial after fatality

A “GHOST” bike has been erected in memory of cyclist Joel Hawkins, 17, who died last week after being knocked down by a car in Dromana on 17 June. The white bike is at the site of the accident on the...

Churches maintain push on refugees

A PRAYER vigil is the latest action by peninsula Christians to pressure the federal government over its asylum seeker policies. More than 50 people joined three Uniting Church ministers for a 90-minu...

Same-sex marriage views differ

THE debate around legalising same-sex marriage in Australia gathered pace last week after the United States Supreme Court ruled that nation’s Constitution guarantees a right to same-sex marriage. The...

Vandals trash foreshore trees

VANDALS have destroyed hundreds of trees planted on the foreshore at Mothers Beach in Mornington twice in the same week. The trees, their stakes and plastic guards were stomped on and pushed over on ...

Transfield staff protest over EBA

WORKERS employed by the shire’s long-term contractor Transfield Services held a day-long protest outside the company’s depot in Watt Rd, Mornington, last Wednesday. It is believed to be the first ind...

Lucky escape after crash and inferno

A van erupted into flames after a collision on Nepean Highway, Mt Eliza, this evening. Emergency services hurried to the scene after reports of an accident, leaking fuel and and then a fire were rece...

Tree of Life

Phil Price’s large scale, wind-activated kinetic sculpture, The Tree of Life, located near the Peninsula Link Cranbourne Road exit is being dismantled much to the disappointment of people passi...

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...