Stolen cards used

A FAMILY asleep upstairs at a house on Old Mornington Road, Mt Eliza, awoke to the sound of breaking glass, 4.30am Sunday 18 August. Venturing downstairs they found glass all over the floor and a han...

‘Molotov’ thrown at bank

SOMERVILLE detectives are reviewing CCTV footage to help identify a man who threw a Molotov cocktail at an ATM in Eramosa Road East last week. Detective Senior Sergeant Eddie Logonder said the Nation...

Looking ahead by reading

AN air of excitement builds around at Eastbourne Primary School during book week as students from all levels dress up as characters from books. Principal Stephen Wilkinson said learning specialist Ca...

Artists picture their memories

AN exhibition opening in Mornington later this month will show the Mornington Peninsula as seen through the eyes of 58 artists. The artists will explore the beauty of the region for the Southern Buoy...

No to fogging in ‘mossie’ fight

MORNINGTON Peninsula Shire Council ruled out chemical “fogging” to kill mosquitoes in the fight against the Buruli ulcer. The decision follows community alarm over the uncharted environmental impacts...

Fatal house fire in Mornington

Police will prepare a report for the coroner after a person was located deceased following a fire in Mornington this morning. Emergency services responded to the Carramar Street blaze about 12am. The...

The greatest Hastings team of all time – Part 3

By Lance Hodgins Part Three The members of the 1913 “Greatest Team Ever” JACK CAMPBELL was the 1913 captain and, at 38 years of age, a football veteran. He grew up in Bendigo, where he captained the ...

No green thumb, but odds in author’s favour

ADMITTING he “didn’t have a clue” about garden care or even being a franchisee didn’t deter Hastings resident Richard Harrison from taking up the first Jim’s Mowing franchise in the UK in 2005. For H...

Ramping up is a family activity

A SHARED passion for skating has allowed Hastings dad and skateboarding coach Craig Mitchell to spend quality time with his three children – Riley, 13, Kobe, 10, and Indy, 6. Fort the past five years...