Hit-run mum death charges

THE laying of floral tributes and a public vigil united Carrum Downs residents on Sunday evening to bid a sad farewell to mother-of-two Andrea Lehane. The 34-year-old was tragically killed when run d...

More plover patrols

PARKS Victoria is increasing ranger patrols on peninsula surf beaches in an attempt to help protect the endangered hooded plover during its breeding season from September to March. Parks Victoria’s p...

Fence award taken in stride

A FENCE made from recycled and reclaimed timber? What a good idea! That’s what Rye resident Lisa Hart thought as she and her family nailed on the eclectic range of palings. Their new front fence was ...

Stonecats are Premiers

PENINSULA LEAGUE FRANKSTON YCW capped off a wonderful season by winning the Peninsula League premiership by a whopping 87 points over Mornington on Sunday. The Stonecats have been by far the best sid...

Bulls land ‘three-timer’ Poholke

FOOTY NEWS KARINGAL Football Club has landed the biggest blow in off-season recruiting, landing three-time Sorrento premiership forward Leigh Poholke. Yours truly broke the exclusive story on the RPP...

First hand account from Gallipoli

MESSRS A. Scott and Co. will hold their monthly sale at Tanti on Monday next, when they will have a good yarding of cattle, sheep and sundries to dispose of. The sale will commence at half past twelv...

Burn off restrictions eased for October

BURN off restrictions on properties less than 1500 square metres will be eased throughout October to allow residents to burn off for fire prevention purposes. For the whole of the month, open air bur...

Roo slaughter on our roads

MORE than 70 kangaroos have been hit and killed by vehicles on Mornington Peninsula roads this year, says animal activist Craig Thomson. Mr Thomson, secretary of Animalia Wildlife Shelter, said roos ...

Canberra’s $6m plus for shire

THE federal government will give Mornington Peninsula Shire almost $6.5 million from its Financial Assistance Grant Program for 2015-16. The amount is part of $39 million for councils partly or wholl...