Three boys in custody following Carrum Downs hit run

Three boys are currently in custody following a hit-run collision in Carrum Downs on Wednesday night which left a woman with life threatening injures. It is believed three to five small motorcycles w...

Woman critical after hit run in Carrum Downs

Police are investigating following a hit-run collision involving a pedestrian and a motorcycle in Carrum Downs this evening. It is believed three to five “trail bike” motorcycles were tra...

Chopper busy with rescues

TWO snorkelers were rescued by the Police Air Wing Saturday afternoon after being stuck in an inlet near Tasman Drive, Rye. The Frankston couple were with a Richmond man – all aged 23 – when the woma...

Last ditch call for public police

THE $16.3 million police station about to be opened at Somerville is a debacle, according to a former detective. Former CIB chief David Killin was speaking at a Saturday morning public meeting at St ...

Arthurs Seat areas closed for 15 months

THE summit picnic area atop Arthurs Seat and the car park at the bottom will be closed for about 15 months during the construction of the gondola ride, Parks Victoria stated last week. Parks Victoria...

Rye tip to close in three years

COUNCILLORS have taken a decisive step towards closing Mornington Peninsula Shire’s last rubbish tip, at Rye, after a long campaign to send all kerbside waste out of the municipality. At their 14 Sep...

MPs backed Abbott, welcome Turnbull

TONY Abbott was ousted as prime minister last week by his Liberal Party colleagues but local federal MPs Bruce Billson and Greg Hunt remained loyal to Mr Abbott until the end. Both confirmed they vot...

Sparks fly over coal delivery

THE “advocacy organisation” GetUp has a planned campaign to keep up the pressure on Flinders MP and Environment Minister Greg Hunt over threats to the Great Barrier Reef from coal exports. Mr Hunt la...

Man charged over ferry bomb threat

A DISGRUNTLED French Islander who allegedly threatened to “blow up” the Stony Point to Tankerton ferry, Thursday 3 September, has been arrested and charged with making threats to kill. Police have al...

Three injured in mosque attack

THE leader of a mosque at Langwarrin believes a vendetta is being waged against his congregation. Imam Syed Wadood Janud said three men were attacked at the mosque by intruders at about 9pm on Friday...