Mornington TV theft

Mornington police are investigating the theft of a television from a Mornington supermarket last month. Investigators have been told a man and a woman attended the Bungower Road shopping centre on Fr...

Rye ‘home’ for councillor

A COUNCILLOR running for re-election in Nepean ward says he spends most of his time in Rye despite also owning a property in Toorak. Cr Hugh Fraser said he spends most weeks on the peninsula and head...

Dog bans to help endangered birds

TOUGH new dog bans in the Mornington Peninsula National Park from Tuesday 1 November aim to help endangered hooded plovers, Parks Victoria says. In March the Environment and Climate Change Minister a...

Doggies in command

PROVINCIAL MORNINGTON are just seven wickets away from a comprehensive victory against Pines in MPCA Provincial cricket after 13 wickets fell on the first day. The Doggies had the Piners reeling at 3...

The Demons’ nightmare continues

DISTRICT RYE were taken back to the horrors of last season when they came up against Red Hill in MPCA District cricket on Saturday. Despite coming down a grade after being humiliated last season, the...

Blues in strife against Frogs

SUB-DISTRICT HASTINGS is on the verge of losing its round two match against Tootgarook in MPCA Sub District cricket. The day started alright when the Blues won the toss and elected to bat in good con...

Mr H. Smith dies in gun accident

A GUN accident, which resulted fatally, occurred at Mornington Junction on Saturday last. It appears that Mr H. Smith, a well known resident, took the gun from its place, saying that he would just ha...

More repairs after wild winds, waves batter pier

STORM surges battered the much-maligned Mornington pier into submission again last week – causing more damage and forcing closure of the end section. Parks Victoria spokesman Lachlan Quick said durin...

Donation makes hoop time easier

A $US12,000 basketball shooting machine at Mornington Secondary College is taking students’ skills to new heights. The imported US equipment, donated by former student Martin Scanlon, is a focal poin...

Open gardens show off peninsula’s beauty

SIX of the Mornington Peninsula’s most striking gardens will be showcased next month during the Garden Design Fest. The event will be held over two weekends with the peninsula gardens open 10am-5pm o...