Tour change after business protest

Changes have been made to the running of the Mornington Peninsula leg of this year’s Jayco Herald Sun cycling tour. Entrants scheduled to race a circuitous route from Cape Schanck to Arthurs Seat las...

Charges for former council manager

VICTORIA’S premier anti-corruption commission has laid 79 charges, including obtaining property by deception, making false documents, using false documents and misconduct in public office, against a ...

No butts for this top citizen

ENVIRONMENTALIST and anti-litter campaigner Josephine Jones is Mornington Peninsula Shire’s Citizen of the Year.  Ms Jones, of Rye, is a campaigner and advocate for cleaner beaches. She inspires...

Stingrays target Luka Prelevic

NEW ZEALAND international Luka Prelevic trained with Aspendale Stingrays last Thursday and the State 5 South outfit is making an audacious bid to sign him. If it succeeds it will have completed the s...

Ribbon cut ‘opens’ Rosebud station

THE notional “opening” of a new Rosebud train station on the weekend was an opening salvo in a campaign for a rail link along the western side of the Mornington Peninsula. Past estimates have put the...

Man drowns at Bushrangers Bay beach

A man has drowned while swimming at Bushrangers Bay Beach near Cape Schanck this afternoon. The man was with a friend when they both got into trouble about 5pm. Police and emergency services located ...

Public urged to oppose Kaufland bid

MORNINGTON Peninsula Shire mayor Cr David Gill wants members of the public to tell the state government they do not want a giant supermarket at “the gateway to Mornington”. A PUBLIC meeting to ...

Launch of boat ramp manager

FISHING and boating minister Jaala Pulford is tipped to make an announcement on the future management of six Mornington Peninsula boat ramps next month. This comes after a promise by Premier Daniel A...

Boardwalk’s a beach gamechanger

A new boardwalk, ramp onto the beach and special polyester matting made it easy to get wheelchairs onto the sand at Point Leo on Saturday. It was the first surf event for 2019 held by the Disabled Su...

Plan to improve, keep peninsula’s biodiversity

Mornington Peninsula Shire is seeking public feedback on a new plan to help manage, protect and enhance biodiversity on the peninsula. The draft Biodiversity Conservation Plan outlines strategies and...