Foreign tourists ‘generate jobs and money’

MOONLIT Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park director Michael Johnson sees no problem with 61,000 international visitors coming to the Mornington Peninsula each year. He says Rye Community Group Alli...

Carjacking in Rye

Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding an aggravated carjacking in Rye last week. Investigators have been told a man was walking back to his van which was parked on Ozone Street on Mo...

Bad day for Ferrari in Mornington

A 51-year-old man has had his Ferrari impounded after he was allegedly caught travelling more than 50km/h over the speed limit in Mornington this afternoon. The red 1987 coupe was clocked at 132km/h ...

Ute may offer clue to suspect

POLICE investigating a series of wilful and obscene exposures occurring since 2013 in Frankston and surrounding areas have released a picture of the suspect’s work car in the hope he may be ide...

Woman injured after car into house in Mornington

POLICE are being assisted by CFA and SES crews at the scene of an accident in which a 60-year-old woman drove her car into a house in Steedman Dr, Mornington, Tuesday 10 October. The car crossed the ...

VicRoads stops shredding after outcry

VICROADS has called a halt to the wholesale clearing of vegetation on the Mornington Peninsula Freeway, between Mt Martha and Rosebud, following a storm of protest by wildlife carers and residents. R...

A council that’s on the move

MORNINGTON Peninsula Shire is continuing to look far and wide for innovation and inspiration with two councillors and its top executive preparing to pack their bags for overseas and interstate travel...

Tourism can have downside

RYE Community Group Alliance president Mechelle Cheers is worried about the impact of tourism on the Mornington Peninsula’s animals, vegetation and people. “This is a conversation that needs to be ha...

Man found stabbed at Mt Eliza

A man was found with multiple stab wounds and facial fractures on the grounds of St Thomas More Primary School, Mt Eliza, Thursday 5 October. Tradies working on the Canadian Bay Rd site found the man...

Shire eyes ‘port’ land

THE state government is being asked to explain the future use of hundreds of hectares of land set aside to cater for the demands of the now abandoned container port at Hastings. The land around Weste...