Race to the top

THE sun was out, volunteers were smiling and the participants were pumped and ready to go at the Arthurs Seat Challenge 2015 on Sunday. More than 1500 participants took to the 6.7 kilometre climb fro...

Clean Ocean leads national program

TO the casual observer at Dromana it may have looked like a group of people was having an enjoyable day at the beach. There were some tricky balancing acts on stand-up paddleboards and quickly arrang...

Let there be lights – at last

CONSTRUCTION of long-awaited traffic lights in Mt Eliza where Tower Rd and Volitans Ave join the Nepean Hwy is set to start next week. The $500,000 project is a win for safety campaigners who have be...

Shortfall in cliff path repair money

THE state government has provided just one third of the money needed to fix a track down a steep cliff in Mornington. Barriers to prevent anyone using the track have been torn down and hundreds of wa...

Everyday water test scoops award pool

A COMMON fish tank water quality test kit is tackling stormwater pollution at Mornington beach. The innovative test has been recognised at this year’s Stormwater Victoria Awards. Staff from the Envir...

Parents appeal for slower road

RESIDENTS of Davies Rd, Bittern, are fed up with speeding motorists putting their families at risk – and want the top brass at HMAS Cerberus to rein them in. Neighbours on 0.8 hectare properties abut...

Unanswered questions on Evocca graduation rates

EVOCCA College is refusing to reveal graduation rates at its Frankston campus in the wake of a damning Senate inquiry into the funding and management of vocational education and training (VET) provid...

Mobile storage for stolen goods

A CARAVAN parked on the Rosebud foreshore and later found to be stolen was a holding pen for property stolen from residential and holiday homes from Carrum Downs to Rosebud. Inside the caravan and in...

Sewage spill ‘did not enter creek’ – SEW

SOUTH East Water says sewage that leaked from its pumping station in Pentecost Rd, Mornington, in August did not enter Tanti Creek. The government authority’s general manager of network service...

Women injured in collision

A WOMAN reportedly received two broken legs when she stepped in front of a passing car in Racecourse Rd, between Wensleydale Dr and Serenity Way, Mornington, 10.30am, Tuesday. She had been waiting fo...