Girl charged over assault

A MORNINGTON girl, 15, has been charged with intentionally causing injury, affray and unlawful assault at Mornington beach, Tuesday 8 October. The girl is alleged to have assaulted a 15-year-old Mt M...

‘Weedbusters’ spring into action

By Patricia MacLeod IT’S easy to let the grass grow under your feet, but Mt Martha residents are being encouraged to nip weed infestations in the bud. Environmental groups BERG MM and Sunshine Reserv...

Mix of media for art show

MORE than 850 artworks, including landscapes and seascapes by Hans Fickler and Gary Laird, will be on show and on sale at the 48th annual Mornington Art Show. Art show judge Regina Hona will also exh...

New challenge for TV’s ninja warriors

THREE of the contestants from this year’s Australian Ninja Warriors contest have now swung their training towards scaling Arthurs Seat. Charlie Robbins, who won the grand final of the latest Channel ...

Hands raised for roadside clean up

TEN enthusiastic volunteers got together to clean up sections of the Esplanade, Mt Martha, after the Around the Bay in a Day ride, Sunday 6 October. Over two-and-a-half hours between Ellerina and Bra...

Hastings drink driver

A 45-year-old woman was detected drink driving in Hastings last night (8 October) following a single vehicle crash. A member of the public alerted police after the car crashed into a ditch near the c...

Twilight for sustainability fair

BUSINESSES and the community will come together at this year’s Balnarring Sustainability Fair to present workshops, stalls and activities aimed at securing a more sustainable future. The 4-7pm, Satur...

Creativity is par for U3A’s course

THE creative results from attending courses at Hastings U3A were on show at the “university’s” Community Art and Craft Show. Held in the Hastings Community Hall over two days, the show gave members o...

Waiting in line

TEMPORARY replacement portable toilets at Capel Sound Foreshore Reserve are “horrendous” and don’t compensate campers and visitors for the loss of the old concrete block, a resident says. Chris Major...

Aged susceptible to a loneliness ‘epidemic’

By Barry Morris IN keeping with a worrying Australia-wide trend, loneliness is seeping across the Mornington Peninsula, fuelled by the growing number of elderly people living on their own. It is prob...