Fatal car crash at Main Ridge

MORNINGTON-Flinders Rd near Baldrys Rd, Main Ridge, was closed off Monday morning 4 December after a car was found crashed into a large gum tree. The 22-year-old driver, of Frankston, was dead at the...

Water awards for meat and vege producers

A CHICKEN processing plant and a vegetable farm have received awards for their use and treatment of water. The awards, including farm gate signs, were made by the Western Port Biosphere Foundation un...

Kits bridge gap for school starters

CHILDREN starting primary school at Hastings next year are being “prepped” by their parents using a kit designed to “bridge the gap” between pre-school and more formal schooling. The get-ready-for-sc...

Litter paid for travellers’ way

AN aversion to litter and a desire to do something about it prompted a group of Mornington Peninsula residents to down tools and spend two months picking up empty bottles and cans along the Stuart Hi...

Body found

THE body of missing Mt Eliza woman Kylie Phillips was found by a fisherman 500 metres off the pier at Indented Head, Tuesday 21 November. The police Air Wing, water police and emergency services crew...

Aldi lifts ban on college students

A MORNINGTON Aldi supermarket appears to have settled its dispute with Mornington Secondary College over claims of students’ shoplifting and disruptive behaviour. Although neither the store manager n...

Gap year for family travellers

A SHIFT in priorities leading to a realisation that they were fed up with the “go, go, go” of modern life has instilled a yearning for travel into the lives of Rosebud couple Sheree and Lance Steele....

Tourism needs a balance – study

THE effects of tourism on the Mornington Peninsula residents is reaching critical levels, according to a researcher Monash University honours student Pallavi Shridhar is upfront in saying increased l...

Hall of fame for tourism winners

TWO Mornington Peninsula-based tourism businesses have been inducted into the Victorian Tourism Awards Hall of Fame for being awarded gold in three consecutive years, including this year. Peninsula H...

Friends turning up heat on coal plan

A GROUP of southern Mornington Peninsula residents are united around one big issue: stopping the Adani coal mine being developed in central Queensland. The group formed after an impromptu protest in ...