Girl charged over stadium blaze

A 14-YEAR-OLD Somerville girl has been charged with lighting the fire which destroyed the Somerville Community & Recreation Centre, 7.30am, Sunday. She will face Frankston Children’s Court on cha...

Arrested while asleep behind the wheel

A 30 YEAR OLD Dandenong man has been arrested in Wagga Wagga, NSW, in connection with the theft of a Ford Ranger from Koonya Av, Blairgowrie, and a wallet from a car in Robin Pd, Rye. CCTV images in ...

Keepers farewell light on the hill

CAPE Schanck lighthouse keepers Tony and Prue Sheers have said goodbye to their former workplace and B&B accommodation business after 20 years, with the 1859 light coming under the control of Par...

Visa delays see mayor miss China trade trip

MORNINGTON Peninsula mayor Cr Graham Pittock abandoned a trade mission to China last month after it became too hard to arrange a visa. Cr Pittock said the shire “lost” $1500 on flight bookings in the...

Plumbing depths to find shark beat

A KEEN surfer, Kent Stannard has a fascination with sharks. He never misses a news report on the latest shark attack and is always trying to discover the circumstances surrounding the incident. When ...

Shire told to make councillor repay costs

Mornington Peninsula Shire officers have been instructed to seek repayment of thousands of dollars alleged to have been overspent by Cr Antonella Celi. In an at times fiery debate, councillors last w...

Blues sit on the top of the table

NEPEAN LEAGUE HASTINGS remains unbeaten and on top of the Nepean Division ladder after a fighting victory against Devon Meadows on Saturday. The Blues let a large lead slip in the third quarter and t...

Bulls charge home for a draw

PENINSULA LEAGUE KARINGAL almost doubled its score in the final 16 minutes of the match to draw against Seaford in Peninsula Division football on Saturday. At the 12-and-a-half minute mark of the fin...

Interleague squads announced

INTERLEAGUE TWO MPNFL squads have been selected for Victorian Football Championships later this month. The main squad will tackle Northern Football League on Saturday, May 21 at Rye’s RJ Rowley Reser...