Arrests smash a ‘fraud ring’

BYSTANDERS scattered during what police call a “hot arrest” in front of a busy Frankston serviced apartment complex at about 3pm last Sunday (5 February). Detectives tackled a man, 28, to the ground ...

Train chase for hospital nursery

TOOTGAROOK’S McCann family have a lot to smile about thanks to the special care nursery at Frankston Hospital. Both of the McCann’s babies spent time at the hospital’s special care nursery after birt...

Hi-tech defence to beat speed fine

A PENINSULA Link motorist booked for speeding has used his car’s dash cam and satellite pictures to measure the distance between two points to calculate his actual speed – more than 10kph below that ...

Striking Pirates fly the flag for women

THIS year is proving to be a great one for the recognition of women in sport, and Mornington Pirates Baseball Club is hoping to get in on the action. With the winter baseball season starting in April...

Green light for luxury hotel

A LUXURY hotel, to be called Jackalope, being built at Willow Creek Vineyard will open its doors to visitors in March. State Labor Planning Minister Richard Wynne has backed Mornington Peninsula Shir...

Esso smokes to cut gas impacts

BLACK smoke belching from oil-company Esso’s Long Island smoke stacks was part of “scheduled maintenance works on the main process units”, a company spokesman said last week. Communications advisor T...

Foxes on the run in Merricks North

FARMERS near Buckleys Reserve, Merricks North, are being trained to kill foxes and rabbits. The training is part of a feral control project by members of Merricks Coolart Catchment Landcare Group. Di...

Shire ‘no’ to land sale offer

MELBOURNE Water has confirmed it made several unsuccessful attempts to sell a 5.6 hectare piece of prime Rosebud land to the Mornington Peninsula Shire for community use, before applying to have the ...

The Tortoise and The Hair. Turnbull Vs Trump

The following is a reconstruction of the ACTUAL phone call between President Trump and Prime Minister Turnbull done by MPNG’s Stuart McCullough. It does contain FAKE NEWS, such as the claim tha...

BERG Mount Martha working bee

BERG Mount Martha – Sunday working bee information – Sunday 12 February 9am – 12pm WHERE: Meet in carpark at end of Seppelt Ave, as working on hillside above 1st oval. WHEN: Anytime...