Delayed start for footy leagues ‘expected’

THE Mornington Peninsula Nepean, South East Women’s, Frankston and District Junior, and Mornington Peninsula Junior football leagues face delayed starts to their seasons due to COVID-19 concerns. AFL...

Patrons scratched from Mornington Cup

The Mornington Cup will continue on Saturday, but without patrons in attendance. The decision is in line with the Victorian State of Emergency declaration calling for the cancelling of mass gathering...

Speeders nabbed

A MOTORBIKE rider allegedly caught travelling at 142kph in a 60kph zone in Carrum Downs was later found to be disqualified from riding and then tested positive to drugs. To cap it off the bike was un...

State urged to buy quarry

OPPONENTS of Hillview Quarries’ plan to open a new quarry on the Arthurs Seat escarpment at Dromana want the state government to buy the land and make it part of the state park. Hillview, owned by R ...

Nothing new about ‘epidemic panic’

WITH daily media reports of the increasing number of people around the world diagnosed with COVID19, irrational hoarding and profiteering, I am cast back to my childhood and epidemics of a virus that...

Beach day cancelled

FEARS of the spread of COVID-19 saw the cancellation of last Saturday’s (14 March) beach day being held at Point Leo by the Disabled Surfers Association Mornington Peninsula branch. Branch president ...

Driver tests barrier

A TOOTGAROOK man turning left out of Boneo Road, Rosebud onto the freeway extension last week drove his Ford up onto the wire rope barrier in the middle of the road. The 65-year-old told police the s...

Hunt for hit-runner

A MAN was left on the side of the road with serious neck, head and spinal injuries after being run down by a car in Palmerston Avenue, Dromana, 8.50pm, Saturday 7 March. The car did not stop after th...