Car impounded after drink driving in Mornington

Police have allegedly busted a probationary driver speeding and drink driving in Mornington. Members from Mornington Police Station pulled over the 21-year-old Langwarrin woman on The Esplanade, afte...

Concern for missing man Nathan Shannon

Police are appealing for public assistance to help locate missing 30-year-old Somerville man Nathan Shannon. Nathan was last seen in Nottingham Avenue, Somerville, on May 29. He was last seen wearing...

‘Strong interest’ in retirement centre

RETIREMENT village operator Ryman Healthcare says it scaled back plans for a multi-storey development in Kunyung Road, Mount Eliza, to more align with community views – not because of a lack of inter...

Duo dancing its way to top of charts

Although they have been around the entertainment industry for most of their lives, Louine Shaw and Steve Myers were “thrilled” to watch as three of their songs took off on Triple J’s Unearthed charts...

Parrots trained to home-in for their survival

THIRTEEN captive-bred orange-bellied parrots have been released in Western Port. This is the first time the critically endangered parrots have been released in the area and followed a two-month “trai...

Sign up against gas plan

A COLOURFUL sign woven into the fence at Crib Point clearly showed power company AGL is not welcomed by all at Crib Point. The company is awaiting a state government decision on its plan to establish...

Curtain drops, but reel revival in the wings

MORNINGTON’S Mr Movies has drawn the curtains for the last time on his three screens in Main Street. Mornington Cinemas has closed after 39 years. However, it’s more intermission than the end for Ian...

Railway raided

A HERITAGE locomotive number plate (above) was stolen from the Mornington Railway Preservation Society’s depot at Moorooduc in an early morning burglary last week. Doors and fences were damaged in th...

Arrest over tyre slashings

CAR owners may breathe a little easier with the arrest of a Mount Martha man over a spate of late night tyre slashings last year. The 25-year-old was nabbed by Somerville detectives after they “recei...

School cuts 14 staff

PENINSULA Grammar made 13 non-teaching roles redundant in a major staffing shake-up before this week’s resumption of the second term. The school has also abolished the position of deputy principal &#...