Bike project a ‘safe link’ to Mornington

A PROPOSED bike path linking Mornington Tourist Railway at Moorooduc with Civic Reserve at Mornington would be ideal for walking and running as well as cycling – all healthy pastimes in an increasing...

Hands reflect concerns over 5G

A SHOW of hands at a public meeting in Mt Eliza to discuss the introduction of 5G telecommunications services on the Mornington Peninsula showed that those attending did not want the rollout to proce...

Six arrests over esports betting

TWO Mt Eliza men have been arrested and interviewed as part of an investigation into “suspicious betting activity” in an esports league, 23 August. Police allege video game players were “arranging to...

MPs disagree with experts over beach’s survival

A RISING tide of anger has greeted the announcement that no action will be taken to ensure sand remains at Mt Martha Beach North. However, the anger and political backlash is being aimed at recommend...

Body found in gutted house

A MAN’S body was found inside a burned out Mornington house last week. About 20 firefighters and five appliances fought the blaze in Carramar Street just after midnight, Friday 23 August. Thick smoke...

Shire pushing hard line on jet skis

MORNINGTON Peninsula Shire Council wants residents to back its hard line against jet skiers on Port Phillip beaches. It is urging them to speak up in a Maritime Safety Victoria survey on a proposed r...

‘Pathways’ reveal domestic violence

INCREASING money for free legal services could help improve the early detection of family violence on the Mornington Peninsula and in Frankston. The Peninsula Community Legal Centre, which has office...

Snakes warm to weather

BARRY Goldsmith has warned that this could be an “early year” for snakes. A wildlife controller, snake catcher and wildlife rescuer on the Mornington Peninsula for “close to four decades”, there’s no...

Drugs the choice

THE frequent use of drugs by drivers on Mornington Peninsula roads was highlighted during Somerville Highway Patrol’s Operation Drive-Thru last week. Drivers exiting fast-food outlet drive-throughs i...

Safety lottery lost

TWO mates heading home after a big night out at Mornington’s pubs and clubs took the wrong option, Saturday 17 August. Instead of splitting a taxi fare, calling a sober friend or walking the three ki...