Deposit scheme to ease waste

WITH no end in sight to the recycling crisis Mornington Peninsula Shire has backed the Municipal Association of Victoria’s plan for a “well-designed container deposit scheme”. This would go part way ...

Water supply a poll issue

Politicians are being asked to forget their differences and adopt a bipartisan approach to provide the Mornington Peninsula’s “hinterland” with secure water supplies for agriculture and fire fighting...

Down, but hooked fisherman not out

Slow ahead: The Safety Beach Coast Guard tows the stricken boat back to calmer waters out from the Rosebud Motor Boat Squadron, above; the rescued fisherman was hooked by his own line, top left, whil...

Greens in poll field

Nathan Lesslie, pictured, has been named as the Australian Greens candidate for the seat of Flinders in the May federal election. Mr Lesslie stood for the seat of Hastings in last November’s state el...

Hit and miss

A SWORD was thrust through the security door of a Mornington house during a dispute, 10.10pm, Wednesday 6 March.  Detective Acting Sergeant Peter Drake, of Somerville CIU, said a resident of the...

Teen injured in chase

A HASTINGS man was severely injured in a dispute with another man while riding his bike in Hastings, 11.20am, Tuesday 5 March. The details are unclear, but Detective Acting Sergeant Peter Drake, of S...

Woman’s body found in water

PLANS by a Mt Eliza couple for a lifestyle change have been shattered by the finding of a woman’s body found floating in the water at Martha Cove marina, 9.30am, Thursday 7 March. Senior Sergeant Kir...

Forget-me-nots can help with dementia

MANY people living with dementia, as well as their carers, are reluctant to use in-home support services even when they find out how easy it is to get them.  And that’s placing a strain on those...

Absurdity pays dividends

A 25-hour theatrical performance at Rosebud has proved that absurd ideas can have rewarding outcomes. In November, cast and crew from the Southern Peninsula Players (SPP) and Rosebud Astral Theatre S...

Suiting up to help maketh the man

WHAT’S been good for women should also be good for men, right? That rationale has led to the creation of a purpose-designed “much-more-than-just-clothing” outlet at Rosebud Central opened last week. ...