A community-based artist initiative

IN a wonderful twist of fate for the Western Port area, Norma Carew’s love of art collecting has resulted in the opening of a brand new gallery, Crib 208 Art Studio. Norma’s life experiences have bee...

Fire activity Tyabb

There is reported fire activity in the Deham Rd Tyabb area near Bluescope Steel and the fire is currently under control. Fire fighters will be on scene for several hours mopping up the fire and monit...

Break-ins mar Flinders holidays

HOLIDAY home owners in the Flinders area are being advised to check for lost property after up to six homes and six cars were broken into Wednesday night. One of the cars was stolen but later recover...

Former shire CEO wins port job

THE shire’s former CEO Michael Kennedy has been appointed interim CEO of the Port of Hastings Development Authority following the resignation of Mike Lean last week. Mr Lean has taken a job in the tr...

Fire calls over Boes Rd burn

UNSEASONABLY hot weather and north winds over the weekend had everyone alert for fires in the Western Port region. The sight of a large grass fire in Boes Rd, Tyabb, between Graydens and Mornington-T...

Safety not just a slogan: Be prepared on the water

“BOATERS, please heed safety warnings.” That’s the plea from the woman who helped rescue a near-drowned man in Western Port Bay. “And especially make sure you are wearing life jackets.” Lyda Ryal, of...