Boat ramp to get better

A $1.6m upgrade for Hastings boat ramp starting this month is scheduled to be finished in October. Stage one of the works by the state government will include replacing the existing boat ramp with a ...

Wheeled to safety

SES Sorrento crews used their “mule litter wheel” to evacuate a young mountain bike rider after he crashed at on the weekend. The 15-year-old came over a jump on the steep tracks near Red Hill and la...

Reserve on track for revamp

A NEW design for Balnarring Recreation Reserve is aimed at taking the ground to the next level. Mornington Peninsula Shire says an improved surface and updated infrastructure will provide a safe and ...

Shots, fire at Baxter

DETECTIVES from the Armed Crime Squad are investigating a shooting and a car fire at Baxter, Thursday 2 July. Emergency services, including Hastings SES and Baxter and Somerville CFA crews, were call...

‘Vision’ aims to protect The Briars

MORNINGTON Peninsula Shire has unveiled a new “vision” for The Briars historic property at Mount Martha. The “largest environmental asset” on the peninsula has a wildlife sanctuary, picnic lawns, her...

Sleeping out for good cause

FUSION Mornington Peninsula is hosting Sleep In Your Car night on Saturday 1 August to support the 116,427 Australians listed as homelessness on any given night. About 42 per cent are under the age o...

Costly pit stop

A VISIT to the BP Service Station on Peninsula Link at Baxter did not go as planned for a Rosebud man, 8am, Wednesday 1 July. As Somerville Highway Police watched his black Ford sedan, pictured, driv...

Children in danger online

CHILDREN are not safe online, says Detective Superintendent Jane Welsh. “The reality is that increased online socialising and other activities caused by the global pandemic provides a greater opportu...

Less speed for safety

UP to 24 streets in Rosebud will be given 40kph speed limits as “part of Mornington Peninsula Shire’s efforts to improve road safety”. This comes after a study found residential areas of Rosebud, Has...

A refreshing opportunity

RYE Opportunity Shop volunteers have taken the opportunity to revamp their shop during the coronavirus shutdown before an expected reopening on 13 July. The shop was suffering from a lack of space, a...