Hastings plays its part in rescue

Hastings was a welcome port of call last night for a skipper of a stricken yacht, plucked to safety by water police. The drama  began to unfold at about 3pm yesterday an emergency position indicating...

Charges pending after big abalone haul

Three men allegedly took 80 abalone and a rock lobster during a prolonged fishing venture at Sorrento back beach this week. The daily recreational limit for abalone is five per person, when the seaso...

Donor ‘chat’ may save lives

ROTARY clubs on the Mornington Peninsula are among 1100 across Australia urging families to “have the chat” about organ and tissue donation with their loved ones and register their donation decisions...

Helicopters sparked ‘green’ email group

A PENINSULA-based email “clearing house” that distributed environmental and planning information to about 200 members is set to fold. Peninsula Exchange Inc – Pen-X for short – was started in 2006 by...

Suburbs remain close to the edge

ROSEBUD West has again figured prominently in the Dropping off the Edge 2015 report on disadvantaged suburbs around Melbourne. The report – by Catholic Social Services Australia and Jesuit Social Ser...

Gondola plan to get going in summer 2016

THE Labor state government and Arthurs Seat Skylift have signed a 50-year lease for the gondola chairlift, Environment Minister Lisa Neville announced on Monday last week. Mornington Peninsula Shire ...

Stringer sits comfortably as a legend

THE terms champion, superstar and legend are thrown around way too flippantly in footy circles. A player does a couple of special things and he is a ‘superstar’. Kicks a bag of goals a couple of week...

Pythons drop to fifth after loss

PENINSULA LEAGUE PINES has dropped to fifth place on the ladder after losing a high quality game against Mornington at Eric Bell Reserve on Saturday. In a thrilling contest, the match was played in t...

Stringer ‘best on’ in milestone

NEPEAN LEAGUE GUY Stringer celebrated his 400th game against on Saturday with five goals and a best on ground performance against Tyabb. Stringer, suffering from a torn bicep which he carried into th...