Off-duty paramedic stabbed at Rosebud

AN off-duty paramedic who stopped to pick up takeaway after finishing her shift was allegedly slashed across the chest with a box cutter in a random attack at Rosebud, Friday night 13 July. Detective...

Footballer airlifted from Tyabb

A 17-year-old footballer suffering concussion was airlifted to the Alfred Hospital from Tyabb Airport on Saturday afternoon. Chelsea Seagulls under-19s player Tristan Giuliano was injured during a ga...

Athletes chase new highs

SOME competitive types will go to any lengths to improve their athletic performance. Dedicated to their sport, they aspire to lofty goals while noting every second saved, every centimetre gained, and...

Safety first in Main Street

MORE than $1.5 million will be spent over the next five months on making Main Street, Mornington, safer. The state government’s safer cyclists and pedestrians fund is paying for the program which fol...

Internet scam

SCAMMERS falsely claiming to be NBN Co representatives have been asking for personal information and financial details under the pretence of switching internet services to the national broadband netw...

Free call 000

POLICE are advising mainly elderly residents that they should be wary of mobile phone apps claiming to be “duress alarms” which charge them money to call 000 on their behalf. They say some “duress al...

Scotch goes missing

POLICE are looking for a man who allegedly took a bottle of scotch off the shelf at a Hastings liquor store and hid it under his jumper. Police said the man walked into the drive-through bottle shop ...

$4m to ‘revitalise’ Hastings

NEARLY $4 million is being spent on making Hastings commercial centre “a more vibrant, attractive and usable space for pedestrians and traders”. The project include streetscape works along High Stree...

Truck makes house call

A TRUCK driver was lucky to escape injury when his tipper rolled down a slope and into a Mornington house, Thursday 5 July. Sergeant David Collins, of Somerville Highway Patrol, said the 47-year-old ...