One new case on the peninsula as Stage Four kicks in

The Mornington Peninsula has had one new case of coronavirus in the last 24 hours. The peninsula has had a total of 90 cases, and 18 are still active. This is an increase of 9 cases in the last week,...

Journal to reflect nature of peninsula

THE search is on for writers and photographers to express their “sense of place” relating to the Mornington Peninsula. Celeste Deliyiannis and Emily Westmoreland are planning to publish their annual ...

Staying fighting fit for Tokyo

CAITLIN Parker is still chuckling at the memory of her first fight. The Safety Beach boxer, who’s been chosen to represent Australia at the now-2021 Tokyo Olympics, was aged 13 with two years’ ring e...

Yawa ‘milestone’ for aquatic centre

AFTER months of indecision and appeals for public suggestions, Mornington Peninsula Shire Council was last week “thrilled” to announce it had decided on Yawa as the name of the $50 million aquatic ce...

Pedalling a petition for shared path

MORE than 1700 people have signed an electronic petition supporting the building of a community cycling and walking path from Moorooduc station to Mornington. The proposed path is one of the 11 so-ca...

Nelson saved

EXCITED puppy Nelson was none the worse for wear after a potentially disastrous cliff plunge at Birdrock beach, Mount Martha, last week. The Australian terrier tumbled while running and fell 15 metre...

Charges follow crime online

A MAN has been charged with intentionally causing serious injury after a woman viewed an alleged assault on social media and reported it to police, 6.40pm, Monday 27 July. Although not confirmed by p...

Hotel and conferences planned for Flinders

THE Flinders Cove Motor Inn at Flinders may be demolished to make way for a residential hotel, conference centre and restaurant. Retirement village pioneer Zig Inge is behind the planned $14.5 millio...

Shire online for gas ‘explanation’

MORNINGTON Peninsula Shire will go online next month to explain its position regarding AGL’s proposed floating gas terminal at Crib Point. Although the shire does not have any power to approve or rej...