Road rage on freeway

MORNINGTON detectives are investigating a suspected road rage punch-up on the Mornington Peninsula Freeway, Wednesday 14 November. A Rye man driving a Holden Commodore reportedly clashed with two men...

Stolen car in crime spree

POLICE are investigating a series of ram raids in a stolen car in the Somerville area. The 2004 silver Ford ute was stolen from a house in Bellary Lane, Langwarrin, 5.30am, Wednesday 7 November. A ma...

Police K9 sniffs out teen suspect at Hastings

POLICE Dog Squad member Fargo put his nose to the ground and tracked down a 15-year-old Hastings youth after two houses were allegedly broken into at Hastings, Tuesday night 13 November. Several poli...

Charges over paramedic’s injuries

A SOMERVILLE man has been charged with allegedly assaulting an off-duty female paramedic in a road rage incident in Bungower Road, Thursday 1 November. The man, 21, allegedly started following the 23...

Shire fears for police numbers in holiday crush

MORNINGTON Peninsula Shire Council is concerned about a potential shortage of police over the busy holiday period. New mayor Cr David Gill last week flagged his intention to hold “positive discussion...

Getting to know the Mornington hopefuls

FOUR candidates will contest the seat of Mornington in the state elections on Saturday 24 November. They are David Morris, Tyson Jack, David Sinclair and Ryan White. Neither Mornington nor the adjoin...

Five to contest Nepean in state election

FIVE candidates will contest the Victorian Lower House seat of Nepean at the 24 November state election. They are Simon Mulvany, Rodger Gully, Chris Brayne, Russell Joseph and Paul Saunders. Mr Josep...

Candidate rebuts swipe at Libs

FUTUREFISH Foundation director David Kramer last week took aim at the Liberal candidate for Nepean, Russell Joseph (pictured), saying he “seems to be sitting back disinterested in the boat ramp situa...

Breaking ground at The Bays at Hastings

WORK has started on the first stage of the 120-bed The Bays Aged Care Home at Hastings. It is part of a $20 million development expected to open in January 2020. “We are ready for this exciting state...

Hard work capped off with award

“RELENTLESS hard work and environmental activism” lay behind the Save Westernport group’s receipt of the annual Community Environment Recognition Award at Environment Victoria’s annual meeting in Mel...