Women injured in collision

A WOMAN reportedly received two broken legs when she stepped in front of a passing car in Racecourse Rd, between Wensleydale Dr and Serenity Way, Mornington, 10.30am, Tuesday. She had been waiting fo...

College’s marketing to students slammed

A COLLEGE with a campus in Frankston has been criticised over its marketing practices in a Senate inquiry into the funding and management of vocational education and training (VET) providers and by a...

Group goes heels over head against coal mine

MEMBERS of a Somers yoga class are hoping to convince Environment Minister and Flinders MP Greg Hunt to overturn his decision to approve a massive coal mine in central Queensland. On Monday they join...

Looking for Miss Western Port

THE search is on again for the next Miss Western Port. The pageant is open to young women aged 15-28 in the Western Port area wanting to gain self-confidence and become actively involved in the commu...

Community house given new home

THE former Annie Sage centre in Blacks Camp Rd, Somerville, will be refurbished as the new home of Somerville Community House. This follows a $270,000 grant from the state government’s Interface Grow...

‘High angle’ rescuers bring paraglider

FIVE fire brigades, Sorrento SES and Ambulance Victoria paramedics combined for the complex rescue of a stranded paraglider at Flinders on Sunday last week. Rescue services were called to the cliff f...

Guardians in the surf for 50 years

GUNNAMATTA Surf Life Saving Club members celebrate 50 years of “saving lives and serving the community” this summer. The long stretch of beach they patrol at the southern end of Truemans Rd, Rosebud,...

Family back together after 65 years

THE Crichton family reunion being held at Boneo Cricket Ground, Sunday 1 November, will bring together the six children of pioneer landowner David Maynard Crichton who moved to the area after World W...

Year of the copperhead snake

FORGET the Chinese Year of the Sheep or Goat, in terms of snakes in the Mornington Peninsula, Frankston and southeast region, it’s the year of the copperhead snake. Peninsula licensed wildlife ...

Community order

THE skipper of a boat which accidentally backed over a passenger causing his death in December, 2013, has been placed on an 18-month community correction order, which includes performing 200 hours of...