Junior CFA volunteers share skills

By Barry Irving RYE Junior fire brigade members and 1st Tootgarook Cub Scouts enjoy getting together each year to promote friendship and learn new skills. Recently, the cubs played host to the Sorren...

Greens out and about in the field

WITH a state election due in November, the Mornington Peninsula Greens and its supporters are out and about in the environment. A field excursion on Saturday 28 April saw a group tour of the Tootgaro...

Local and compassionate care for cancer patients

SKYE local Melanie Rees was able to spend every precious last moment with her late husband Joel in hospital before he passed away on Boxing Day last year; but only because of Frankston Hospital’s exp...

Missing phone

A WOMAN who allegedly stole a mobile phone while grocery shopping in Frankston last month is being sought by police. The owner of the phone said she placed it on the counter at a supermarket on the c...

‘Blind drunk’ report

PASSING motorists alerted Somerville Highway Patrol police to a woman who they said was “blind drunk”, 4.30pm, Friday 28 April. The police were finishing up dealing with a motorcycle collision on Moo...

Free flu jabs

FLU vaccines are available free for children over six months and under five years through Mornington Peninsula Shire’s immunisation service. The Department of Health and Human Services says there has...

Splashing fun when dogs go for a paddle

FOND memories of 47 dachshunds gleefully running amok at her swimming pool for dogs a few years back still makes Somerville woman Jo Woolley laugh. “They came to us via a Facebook group booking for a...

Straying nudes risk fines

NUDE bathers in undesignated areas at Moondah beach, Mt Eliza, risk being fined under the Summary Offence Act. The issue came to a head when a Mt Eliza resident contacted the council to complain abou...

Flinders burglary

FOUR men were arrested following police investigations of an aggravated burglary in Flinders early on Monday 23 April. Detective Harry Simpson, of Somerville CIU, said two men forced entry to a house...