Shire’s China visit looked at waste disposal

AN inspection of hi-tech waste facilities in China in 2017 by officers and councillors was indicative of Mornington Peninsula Shire’s commitment to better waste management, it is claimed. Shire infra...

‘Moving feast’ of shared stories

PERFORMERS from three generations will put on a multimedia retrospective of stories shared by women living on the Mornington Peninsula next month.  When The Birds Come In, curated and crafted by...

Peninsula eco-solar farm a ‘world-first’

HOPES are high that a “hyper-intelligent” eco-solar farm will be built on the outskirts of Dromana.  Bunjil Energy and renewable energy developer Volt Farmer have applied for Mornington Peninsul...

Ground Zero in Buruli fight

ALL stops are out in the war against Buruli ulcer – especially on the Mornington Peninsula.  Researchers from the Department of Health and Human Services are collecting soil and faecal samples f...

Recyclables go to landfill

MORNINGTON Peninsula Shire is being forced to send recyclables to landfill.  The shire will continue collecting household recyclable waste, but with 130 tonnes “temporarily” stored at the Rye tr...

Gas plan opposition on parade

Members of the Save Westernport group will be marching in Saturday’s Western Port Festival parade to promote their opposition to AGL’s proposal for a floating gas import terminal at Crib Point. ...

Tooradin armed robbery

AN armed robber threatened an attendant at a Tooradin service station with a shotgun last week. The man walked into the South Gippsland Highway servo about 3.15am, Tuesday 12 February. He went to the...

Police out to stop illegal riders

A HASTINGS resident says he is “absolutely fed up” with children riding motor bikes and trail bikes on grass areas and pedestrian paths along the foreshore. Richard Harrison, of Skinner Street, said ...

Red Hill pip Pines to the post

PENINSULA MOOROODUC have held on by a thread to claim a thrilling victory in the first innings over Somerville. Chasing 168 to win, Moorooduc kept touch mainly thanks to an entertaining innings from ...