Works for marina’s ‘whale’ underpass

WHILE apartments, top left, and a new boat storage shed, bottom right, are nearing completion at Martha Cove, Safety Beach, the marina estate’s body corporate is arranging maintenance works and new c...

Water offer saves the day (for now)

A MOOROODUC family business has been given access to vital water supplies to tide it over until the drought breaks. The Stumpy Gully Road apple orchard run by the Paganoni family since the 1960s, was...

Trail blazing artist opts for open air

RED Hill-based artist Michael Leeworthy regularly abandons his pallette and easel in favour of donning a pair of shorts and hiking boots. Instead of heading off to paint plein air, he’s seeking fresh...

Police busy Easter

FRANKSTON and Mornington Peninsula police conducted 8243 preliminary breath tests and 168 preliminary drug tests and detected 16 drink drivers and nine drug drivers, as well as 246 other offences dur...

Signs of persuasion, and complaint

Signs of discontent: Flinders MP, Greg Hunt, above, at the corner of Loders and Godings roads, Moorooduc, is seeking re-election while the left-wing lobby group GetUp has him in its sights, centre, a...

Club celebrates $7m rebuild

PORTSEA Surf Life Saving Club president Stuart Rayner said members had been “blown away” by the new multi-million dollar clubhouse. “It’s been a long seven-year journey, but the wait has absolutely b...

Looming ‘tsunami’ of carers’ legacy

A “TSUNAMI” of unfulfilled needs is about to swamp the Mornington Peninsula unless governments immediately act to provide more and better care for the disabled “children” of aged parents. That’s the ...

Nine line up for Flinders

TWO sitting MPs are among the nine candidates contesting the seat of Flinders in Saturday 18 May federal election. Liberal Greg Hunt, who has held the seat for 18 years, is being opposed by former Li...

Police see red over stupidity in Mornington

Mornington Police have impounded a vehicle after its driver returned an alleged evidentiary breath test in Mornington this morning (29 April). An eagle eyed Sergeant spotted the Ford sedan exiting a ...

Police seek to locate owner of surf kite

Police are hoping to locate the owner of a surf kite which was found in Safety Beach last night (26 April). It is believed the item was left at the boat ramp and was located about 1.30am. Police have...