Public asked about hospital’s future

PENINSULA Health wants to hear from the public about the proposed rebuilding of Rosebud Hospital. This comes as chief executive Felicity Topp investigates the suitability of the current site “in meet...

Walkers set their sights on a vision

WOMEN taking part in the Coastrek walks on the Mornington Peninsula on Friday 24 May had a clear “vision” – to raise money to tackle blindness. Demonstrating fitness and endurance, hundreds trekked 3...

Athletes out to beat suicide

ANYTIME Fitness centres at Mornington, Rosebud and Hastings will take part in a 24 hour Treadmill Challenge on Saturday 25 May to raise awareness of the issues surrounding suicide. At the Mornington ...

Blackhawks down in Tyabb

Two Australian Defence Force Blackhawk helicopters touched down at Tyabb today, Wednesday 22 May. It was part of an ADF counter-terrorism training program being held around Melbourne and Hobart in mi...

Bottle shop theft

A MAN distracted a bottle shop attendant in Hastings before stealing a four-pack of mixed spirits, Monday 6 May. The man, wearing a grey hoodie, shorts and sunglasses, hid the bottles in his shorts b...

Wetlands key to safety of long range avian aviators

THE Arctic Circle may be a long way from Western Port, but activities this far south have an important role to play fort birds that annually fly between these two areas. Boats and other watercraft in...

Police probe into couple’s road death

MAJOR Collision Investigation Unit detectives were last week investigating the circumstances surrounding the deaths of an elderly Chinese couple when a car driven by their son collided with a truck a...

Dog attacks swan

A MAN whose dog attacked a swan at Sorrento beach, 10am, Sunday 19 May, is being sought by police. Onlookers said the man encouraged his dog to attack the swan which was later taken to a vet for trea...

Safety check before warm-up

A SAFETY warning has been issued for property owners to check and maintain their fireplaces, chimneys, fireboxes and flues. The CFA says there has been a rise in the number of chimney fires from both...