Ferry back with weekend services

SEAROAD Ferries has resumed its weekend service between Sorrento and Queenscliff following last week’s lifting of restrictions in regional Victoria. CEO Matt McDonald said the lifting of restrictions...

Cancer gives Kyle a reason to run

KYLE Llewellyn, who was diagnosed with cancer twice as a child, is not one to take it easy. Later this month he will tackle the gruelling 4x4x48 Challenge to mark the end of Childhood Cancer Awarenes...

Online event to help find a cancer cure

MOUNT Eliza’s Geoff Nyssen will be going all out for Sunday’s annual MY Mount Eliza Run & Fun Festival raising money for the Snowdome Foundation to find a cure for the terminal blood cancer, mult...

Back in the swing of things

THE smiles on their faces said it all when children were allowed back to the playground at Hastings on Monday. As the easing of COVID-19 restrictions took hold, three-year-old William Caufield, of Bi...

Keeping creative in school holidays

HERE’S a way to keep the children occupied and creative during the school holidays – Saturday 19 September to Sunday 4 October – with a series of activities they can enjoy from home. The young ones c...

Pond opened up for nature

PARENTS, staff and students at Goodstart Mount Martha, on Bentons Road, have been bitten by the nature bug. This has led them to beautify and revegetate an otherwise neglected pond area in partnershi...

Hunt for burglar

A MAN is being sought over an aggravated burglary at Hastings, Wednesday 2 September. Police say the man entered a house on Elisa Place and assaulted the victim. He then demanded money before stealin...

Tradies’ tools taken

THREE offenders in a white Holden Commodore are being sought by detectives over a series of car break-ins at Hastings, Tuesday 8 September. Detective Senior Constable Nick Passmore, of Somerville CIU...

It’s the season to duck and weave

MORNINGTON Peninsula residents are being warned that with spring in the air so too are swooping birds. The Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning says it is the time native birds swoop h...

Beach box fire ‘deliberate’

POLICE believe a fire which destroyed a beach box at Rosebud early last Friday (11 September) may have been deliberately lit. Rosebud police said the 3am blaze at beach box number 80 near Adams Avenu...