Calling on friends for Olivers Creek

A NEW group is being formed to open up and improve the 15-hectare Oliver’s Creek Bushland Reserve at Tyabb. Mornington Peninsula Shire has allocated $52,000 towards the upkeep and revitalisation of t...

Girl,13, latest of state’s flu victims

THE family of a Baxter girl who died from the effects of the flu on Friday 5 July is urging others to get their flu jabs without delay. Crystal-Lee Wightley, 13, died at home after being ill with a c...

Premier makes a mark with $3.2m for school

PREMIER Daniel Andrews visited Red Hill Consolidated School and chatted to staff and students before the school holidays while announcing a grant of $3.2 million allocated in the recent state budget....

Thunder road presents the songs of bruce springsteen

Thunder Road are without doubt Australia’s number one Bruce Springsteen show. Formed in 2010, featuring a line up of seasoned and professional musicians and a repertoire of over 50 songs, Thunder Roa...

Courts have Ausome session

A BASKETBALL program designed for children with autism was a big hit on the Mornington District Basketball Association courts last week. The first Ausome Hoops program, held at Mornington Secondary C...

Equipment stolen

BURGLARS ransacked a steel shed at a property at Somerville stealing thousands of dollars in tools, equipment and even a caravan, overnight Monday 1 July. Detective Senior Sergeant Miro Majstorovic, ...

Surviving chilly dip

A FOOLHARDY boatie got into more trouble than he bargained for when launching a tinnie in freezing, blustery conditions at Frankston boat ramp last week. The Carrum Downs man, 33, reportedly ignored ...

Late for work

A MAN will be without his car and is more than $1000 out of pocket after having his car impounded at Rosebud, Wednesday 3 July. Rosebud police nabbed the Ford Falcon, displaying red P-plates, travell...

Stabbing suspect arrested

A MAN wanted in relation to a fatal stabbing at Chelsea Heights last month was arrested at a property at Toora, Gippsland, last week. Homicide Squad detectives assisted by Special Operations Group me...