Finals hopes dented for Blues

DIVISION TWO HASTINGS have fallen short in an important matchup at home against Rye on Saturday. The game looked to be a good chance for Hastings to get a win and keep touch with a finals spot. Rye c...

Pythons snatch victory

DIVISION ONE PINES have come from behind to secure a thrilling win against Frankston Bombers.The Bombers raced out of the blocks with a brilliant first quarter, putting four goals on the board and ho...

Digging in for hydrogen at Hastings

AN official ground breaking ceremony was conducted at Hastings on Friday (19 July) to mark the start of building a plant to liquefy hydrogen gas for export to Japan. The plant in Bayview Road is an i...

Petrol thief

POLICE want public help to identify a man, pictured, who put $60 worth of petrol into a dark coloured flat tray ute at a Safety Beach/Dromana service station and drove off without paying, 6.50pm, Mon...

Soccer club raid

OFFENDERS broke into the Rosebud Soccer Club last week but only got away with cheap electrical appliances. Detective Senior Sergeant Jason Hocking, of Somerville CIU, said they dented roller doors in...

Rider rams patrol car

A MOTORCYCLIST rammed a police divisional van at Rosebud last week and then rode off at high speed. Police were called to reports of the road bike being driven erratically on Pt Nepean Road, Rye, 4am...

Beware online scams

ONE of the latest online scams involves a fraudulent Facebook messenger account using the name of Flinders MP Greg Hunt. Online fraudsters tell the victim they are in line for a grant from the Depart...

This Mini comes with a major reputation

THE iconic Mini Minor still radiates an intoxicating air of engineering elan and “swinging 60s” fashion flair in the eyes of British car enthusiast, Graeme Urch. The Mt Martha resident owns a rare an...

Optus to consult on tower

OPTUS says a public consultation process will take place before any site is selected for a proposed 4G base station at Capel Sound. The company’s corporate affairs advisor Rob Sharpe said the consult...

‘Healthy ageing’ centre for uni

A NATIONAL centre for Healthy ageing will be established at Monash University’s Peninsula campus following a financial agreement between the federal government, Peninsula Health and the university. A...