Helping close peninsula’s housing gap

MORNINGTON Peninsula Shire’s representative on the Triple A Housing Committee Cr Simon Brooks said that of the 2000 requests for homelessness services on the peninsula last year 895 were classed as “...

Train traveller gets free ticket to court

A ROSEBUD man has been charged with carjacking, conduct endangering serious injury, recklessly causing injury, theft, and driving offences over an alleged carjacking in Frankston, Friday 5 October. F...

Chick bludgeoned to death

CRYSTAL Ocean wildlife volunteer Georgia Naylor was horrified to find a fledgling magpie stoned to death at Martha Cove last week. The bird’s distressed parents remained nearby mourning the loss of t...

Mental health offer

THE state Opposition says it will pay $1.4 million over four years for headspace to provide outreach services to 12 to 25 year olds in regional Victoria and Melbourne, including the Mornington Penins...

No government support for fencing at The Pillars

THE state government is still undecided about a temporary fence being built at The Pillars cliff jumping site despite a plea by Mornington Peninsula Shire Council for its help in controlling summer h...

Super store could ‘destroy’ gateway

A HUGE multi-national supermarket outside the existing commercial zone in Mornington would “destroy the prominent entry gateway to [Mornington]”. The warning comes from Mornington Peninsula Shire Cou...

Labor names candidates

WHILE the Liberal Party contenders for the three state electorates that make up the Mornington Peninsula are making promises on a weekly (if not daily) basis, the Labor Party has been slow to name it...