Somerville soldier, Sgt Meldrum, returns from the war

SOMERVILLE extends congratulations to yet another returned soldier – Sgt A. Meldrum, who arrived by the Oxfordshire this week. Sgt Meldrum has been attached to the 8th Light Horse, and has been with ...

Reading bookmarks a milestone

THELMA Kirkman celebrated her 106th birthday sharing her love of literature with children from Goodstart Early Learning Centre, Benton’s Road, Mornington. The Benetas Corowa Court, Mornington residen...

Residents win beach roads battle

ST ANDREWS Beach residents have won their fight against a $10 million plan to improve their roads. Mornington Peninsula Shire Council on 23 July voted against its engineers’ recommendation for a spec...

Money a vital boost for Wellness Pavilion

ROSEBUD Secondary College’s $1 million Wellness Pavilion has received the final phase of its finance, meaning construction can now begin. Deputy Premier James Merlino and Nepean MP Chris Brayne visit...

Looking for Andrew

MISSING person Andrew Dymott, pictured, was last seen at a family barbecue at Mt Eliza in 1999. The qualified electrician was last seen by his father in the early afternoon walking to his car which w...

Cops with cameras

POLICE at Dromana, Hastings, Mornington, Rosebud, Rye, Somerville and Sorrento will wear body cameras from next week. They will be among more than 11,000 cameras in use by 2020. The cameras will be w...

Phone charging

A MT ELIZA man who had his car impounded for speeding and drug-driving at Langwarrin early Monday morning had devised a novel way of charging his mobile phone. The 38-year-old was running a lead from...

Reset tests drivers

MORE than 1200 traffic offences were detected during the four-day Operation Reset, police said last week. Speeding topped the list of offences with 405 drivers nabbed: alarmingly, 320 were exceeding ...

Ute, cash boxes stolen

CASH boxes stolen from the Coles supermarket at McCrae Plaza said to contain a “significant” amount of money were found empty at Seaford wetlands and in Robinsons Road, Frankston, last week. At least...

Arrested at Rye

SOUTHERN Metro Divisional Response Unit police arrested a man during a raid at Rye on Wednesday 7 August. They allegedly found two firearms, two Tasers, ammunition and a quantity of methyl-amphetamin...