Life and age ‘falls into place’

TWO Peninsula Grange Aged Care residents are celebrating milestone birthdays at the Mornington centre. Jo Cooper, who turns 100 on Thursday 9 March, when born in Sorrento was the first great-great-gr...

Shoppers opt to help brigade

A DROMANA supermarket’s generosity has paid dividends for Dromana Fire Brigade, which has received more than $300,000 in donations through the Ritchies Community Benefit Program. This makes the briga...

Shire pussyfoots around cat issues

A 1300-SIGNATURE petition calling for the Mornington Community Animal Shelter to open daily to the public failed to get backing at the Monday 20 February meeting. The council referred the petition ba...

‘Citizen science’ study of two estuaries

VOLUNTEERS working to preserve two Mornington Peninsula estuaries are being linked through a state government-funded citizen science program. The “health” of the Balcombe Creek, Mt Martha, and that o...

Church ‘resurrected’ at Tanglewood

AFTER developing a rural property at Merricks North for wedding receptions Mt Martha couple Chris and Donna McEvoy decided one thing was missing: a church. Buildings already set among Tanglewood Esta...

Police search for Myrah Fitzgerald

Police are appealing for public assistance to help locate missing 14-year old girl Myrah Fitzgerald. Myrah was last seen on 25 January in the Mornington area. Police have concerns for her due to her ...

Free infant and child first aid for peninsula parents

STANDING by helplessly watching a child suffer from a sudden injury, or perhaps even die, is a nightmare scenario for parents. From babies being left in hot cars, to house-hold furniture toppling ove...

Cleaning up the peninsula

MORNINGTON Peninsula residents are being urged to help clean up designated sites on Clean Up Australia Day, Sunday 5 March. The national clean-up day has been running 27 years and last year on the pe...

Man, 43, charged over service station robberies

MORNINGTON police pounced on Saturday morning when they spotted a man wanted over service station robberies in Mornington, Frankston, Moorabbin, Berwick and Frankston on Friday night and Saturday mor...

Murder charge

A RAVENHALL woman, 42, has been charged with one count of murder after a woman’s body was found in bushland at Sorrento on Friday 13 January 2017. Acting Sergeant Melissa Seach, of police media, said...