Top Liberals to steer sub project

STATE Liberal Party president Michael Kroger spoke at the Victorian Maritime Centre’s inaugural Governors Dinner on Wednesday 24 May at which he and two others were inducted into its governorship pro...

Motorcyclist killed

A MOTORCYCLIST died after crashing into a kerb at Pearcedale, Sunday 28 May. The male rider lost control near the intersection of Pearcedale and Robinsons roads about 3.30pm. Emergency service crews ...

Surfer dies at Gunnamatta

A SURFER died at Gunnamatta beach on Saturday 27 May after being hit on the head by his board. Des Watson, 65, of Armstrong Creek, had been competing in a Kneeboard Victoria event when he was found u...

Straws strife rife on beach

PLASTICS found along Frankston beach last week are the final straw for Beach Patrol volunteers. The patrollers picked up a staggering 92 plastic straws along just 1.5km of sand in one hour. The straw...

Green light for bus service’s contract

PENINSULA Transport Assist will have its Mornington Peninsula Shire bus contract renewed for a further two years following high customer satisfaction ratings and projected cost savings. Mornington Pe...

Animal benefits to flow from axed expo’s cash

THE $80,000 saved over two years by axing the Mornington Peninsula Shire’s pet expo at Rosebud will go towards stopping uncontrolled breeding of cats and dogs and reuniting lost pets with their owner...

Smash and grab

OFFENDERS smashed a display case and stole distinctive jewellery and figurines from a market store on Mornington-Tyabb Rd, Tyabb, earlier this month. Police are not sure of the number of offenders wh...

Residents against retirement centre

RESIDENTS opposed to 281 retirement units being built at Bittern have voiced their concerns to planners at Mornington Peninsula Shire. About 40 residents have objected to Steller Lifestyles’ applicat...

Ceremonies mark ‘new connection’

PUPILS at Somerville Rise Primary School have been given an insight into Aboriginal culture as part of the school’s respectful relationships program. Adam McGuiness of the Bunurong community was at t...

Vehicles seized following Pearcedale warrant

Detectives from Casey Crime Investigation Unit have seized a number of vehicles following a warrant in Pearcedale last week. Officers attended a property on Pearcedale Road on 18 May to execute a sto...