Summit focus on green wedge

THE long-term protection of the Mornington Peninsula’s rural areas will be the focus of a green wedge summit on Friday 22 June at Main Ridge Community Hall, Main Ridge. Mornington Peninsula Shire Cou...

Cyclist dies in Moorooduc collision

A cyclist has died following a collision with a garbage truck in Moorooduc, Monday 11 June. It’s believed the cyclist and the truck were involved in a collision on Moorooduc Highway near Bungower Roa...

Fourth person charged over Tyabb homicide

Homicide Squad detectives have charged a fourth person relating to the death of a man located in Tyabb on 22 October 2017. A 46-year-old Elwood woman has today been charged with murder and false impr...

Anglers cast reasons to stay put

WESTERN Port Angling Club members met last week to hear an update on their fight against the Mornington Peninsula Shire’s plans to move their clubhouse away from the water. About 70 people attended, ...

Call for comment on The Pillars

A PLAN to oversee public access to The Pillars and identify ways to manage its hordes of visitors while protecting cultural and environmental values is up for public comment. Mornington Peninsula Shi...

Probe into $3m legal tender

MORNINGTON Peninsula Shire councillors have given themselves the right to get legal advice from lawyers other than those recommended by council officers. A $3 million legal services tender, which spe...

Greens in blue over planning

OPPOSITION by the Greens to a parliamentary amendment that would have given the Mornington Peninsula its own planning statement has been described as “so lacking in common sense as to defy belief”. P...

Signing up to sink floating gas plant

A PETITION presented to Hastings MP Neale Burgess on Friday – which he will present to state parliament – opposes power company AGL’s proposal for a floating gas plant at Crib Point to process liquid...

Brake on Hastings electric train

MORNINGTON Peninsula Shire has watered down its demands to electrify the railway line between Frankston and Hastings. An “advocacy paper” released by the shire earlier this month stated that electrif...