Charlie serves a winner

TABLE tennis player Charlie Hollow, pictured, is on top of the world after winning the Australian under-11 boys’ doubles championship. Charlie, of Mt Martha, teamed with Oscar Savige, of Queensland, ...

Residents fear future road upgrade

RESIDENTS concerned about any proposed widening of Bungower Road for use by heavy vehicles are supporting Somerville resident Chris Bakewell. They have backed his stand against a Port of Hastings 201...

Saints’ march of the century

THE Saints came marching in last week to wish Benetas’ Corowa Court resident Rewa Pederson many happy returns on her 100th birthday. Players Luke Dunstan, Blake Acres, Nathan Brown, Nick Coffield and...

Cottage a base for contrasting lifestyles

THE oldest house on the Mornington Peninsula is being used as a base from which to teach schoolchildren about the contrasting lives of early European settlers and Aboriginals. A traditional Bunurong ...

Bye bye bike

A CARRUM Downs man riding without a licence had his motorbike impounded with a release fee of more than $1000, Friday 19 July. The bike was also found to be unroadworthy and unregistered. To “put the...

U-turn trouble

A SEAFORD woman who did an illegal U-turn in front of police on Frankston-Dandenong Road was later found to be driving an unregistered car with a blood alcohol reading of 0.1 per cent, Sunday 21 July...

Drivers fined

TWO Somerville Highway Patrol police members impounded three cars being driven by unauthorised drivers in two hours, Tuesday 23 July. At 10.38am on Peninsula Link at Baxter a 64-year-old Rosebud woma...

Charges pending

A WOMAN who allegedly abused Somerville Highway Patrol members after being pulled over for allegedly driving at 137kph in an 80kph zone on Frankston-Dandenong Road will be summonsed on a range of dri...

Fatal crash at Tyabb

A MAN who died when his car left the road and crashed into a tree at Tyabb, Thursday 24 July, was in the process of moving into a new house at Hastings. The man, in his 70s, was travelling along Fran...

Looters dive deep off Cape Schanck

LOOTERS have stolen irreplaceable items from a shipwreck lying 80 metres under the sea about 10 kilometres south of Cape Schanck. The loss in 1893 of 16 of the SS Alert’s crew is one of the worst shi...