Lighthouse shines bright for autism awareness

McCRAE Lighthouse burst into a sea of light last Sunday 2 April to mark World Autism Day. Organised by Bianca Appleford from Light Up Autism Foundation, over 300 people gathered to witness the illumi...

Work to begin on Eastern Sisters path

WORK has begun on a $1.56 million coastal path and seawall at the Eastern Sister headland connecting Sullivan Bay to Camerons Bight, Sorrento. Initially the focus will be on fencing the construction ...

Search for top taste on peninsula

TWENTY experts who buy and recommend what wines are served in some of the world’s top restaurants were last week taken on a tour of Mornington Peninsula wineries. The marketing exercise organised by ...

Police investigate Rosebud West assault

Armed Crime Squad detectives are investigating a serious assault in Rosebud West yesterday (4 April) evening. It is believed a car containing an unknown number of people arrived at a property in the ...

All aboard for surf of fools

SUPER heroes, kings, pirates, punks, presidents (ex) and bogans seem an unlikely mix, but seemed ideal for Saturday’s surf contest at the somewhat appropriately named Atlas break at The Pines, Shoreh...

‘Locals know best’

ARTIST and author Peter Strickland, who along with his wife Kathie has put together a series of books on indigenous plants, said the Mornington Peninsula had to decide whether it was going to be just...

Gunshot mystery

A HASTINGS resident was taken to Frankston Hospital after allegedly being shot in the arm by an air rifle, 6.30pm, Saturday 1 April. The 34-year-old, who was reported to ambulance officers as being n...

Driver airlifted after crash

A P-PLATE driver was flown by Air Ambulance to Royal Melbourne Hospital after a car crash on Mornington-Tyabb Rd, Mornington, 10.30pm, Monday 27 March. The man, 19, of Mt Eliza, was with two friends ...

Calling all hospital drivers

THE Bays Hospital, Mornington, is looking for volunteer drivers to help patients get to hospital. “While family and friends transport most patients to and from medical appointments, some have to rely...

Garage sale for community

COLLECTING and sorting goods for sale has been keeping members of Mt Eliza Rotary Club busy for weeks. The culmination of their efforts to raise money for community projects comes this Saturday (8 Ap...