Peninsula Hot Springs Ride for Relief fundraising

Like nearly every family ours has felt the severe impact that mental health sickness inflicts on the sufferer and the community around them. This is a challenge we as individuals and Peninsula Hot Sp...

Motorcycle impounded in Pearcedale

Somerville Highway Patrol officers caught a motorcycle speeding at 70kmp/h over the speed limit in Pearcedale last night. Police clocked a silver 2013 Triumph Trophy motorbike allegedly travelling at...

Defence allays fears over health-risk soil

A DEFENCE investigation has found “no evidence of any unacceptable exposure or risk” to residents living near HMAS Cerberus or workers at the base from the historic use of firefighting foams. The all...

Liberals pitch a lifeline to sub

The Liberal Party has thrown a lifeline to the Otama submarine that has been anchored near Crib Point for the past 17 years. Hastings MP Neale Burgess on Sunday (14 October) said a Liberal Nationals ...

Conti ‘re-created’ for the future

THE architects behind the $80 million redevelopment of Sorrento’s renaissance-inspired Continental Hotel say they want to recreate the charms of the “marvellous Melbourne” boom period of when it was ...

Racing against the train

Running for the train will take on a whole new meaning next month when the steam train K163 competes for speed against a group of children. Mt Eliza Rotary Club, Mornington Railway and Peninsula Heal...

Banner politics to save forests

Although they may be several hours’ drive away from the nearest forest, motorists heading south along Nepean Highway, Mt Eliza last week witnessed part of the protests aimed at getting the premier Da...

Breaches cost thousands in fines

Builders and owners have paid tens of thousands of dollars in fines and costs in a crackdown on building regulations by Mornington Peninsula Shire. With 15 more prosecutions underway, the seven succe...

Thieves steal 7 cars, one used in robbery

MORNINGTON Peninsula detectives were last week searching for five of seven cars stolen from Jeff Wignall Ford, Hastings, 2.20am, Tuesday 9 October. Company spokesman David Christianson said burglars ...

Walk shines light on police mental health

A THREE-DAY walk to “touch base” with every police station on the Mornington Peninsula is Superintendent Adrian White’s way of getting an important message across to his staff. He wants to encourage ...