Blood on the tracks

THREE men who allegedly bashed an older man walking near Bittern railway tracks are being sought by Hastings police. Senior Constable Lauren Coster said the men were skylarking on the tracks in a whi...

Car yard thefts arrest

A HASTINGS man has been charged in relation to the theft of five cars from a Marine Parade, Hastings, car yard, Monday 3 June. He appeared at Frankston Magistrates’ Court last week charged with burgl...

Dunkley is Labor

THE Australian Electoral Commission officially named Peta Murphy as the new member for Dunkley on 4 June. Ms Murphy was officially declared a member of the Australian Parliament at midday, ending the...

Safety Beach fire

POLICE are treating as suspicious a fire which destroyed a two-storey house at Safety Beach, early Monday 3 June. The Balmoral Avenue house, above, was engulfed by fire when CFA crews from Dromana, R...

Commuters targeted

TRAIN commuters misusing pedestrian crossings, and cyclists riding on pedestrian walkways at level crossings, face fines during a joint two-week Victoria Police and Public Transport Victoria campaign...

Police on the nose at Mornington

RAW sewage escaping into the foyer forced Mornington Police Station to close last week. Passers-by said toilet paper and excrement were flowing out from under the doors and the odour from unsanitary ...

Fund four million reasons to cheer

AFTER 60 years of service – and donating more than $4 million – members of the Southern Peninsula Community Fund (SPCF) have good reason to celebrate. Volunteer David Wills said Rosebud Rotary Club e...

Ghost sighting leads to Rolls Royce life

By Fred Wild EWART Melbourne Brindle saw his first Rolls Royce Silver Ghost on Dromana Esplanade on a summer afternoon in 1912 — a sighting that led the eight-year-old to a career that would make him...

Aero club tries again for permit change

PENINSULA Aero Club will submit a new application to Mornington Peninsula Shire Council in an attempt to have it lift the ban on flights during the controversial “holy hour”, 9.30-10.30am Sundays. Cl...

Improving time at the beach

NEW Sunnyside Road footpath and toilet facilities at Mt Eliza will allow easier beach access with better facilities for visitors from this week. YMCA Camp Manyung, along with Mornington Peninsula Shi...