Lodge members put in for register

BALNARRING Freemasons have given $5000 to the Hastings Police Senior Citizens Register. Lodge master Barry Hodder handed the donation to register coordinator Denise Palmer. The register has been run ...

Staying tuned for rally

THE car park near Western Port Marina will be filled on Sunday 17 January with 300 eye-catching cars of all makes and models setting off on one of Victoria’s largest veteran, vintage and classic car ...

Police pounce on takeaway drivers

FAST food was the common denominator in the charging of two Western Port drink-drivers last week. A Baxter woman will be charged after being found in Somerville with a blood alcohol level four times ...

Fire alert at Crib Point

CRIB Point and Hastings CFA crews yesterday battled a grass and scrub fire off The Esplanade between Disney and Lorimer streets. Police were called to investigate the cause of the blaze. Duty officer...

Art for judging

ARTISTS have again been behind their easels creating works for the Sorrento Rotary Club’s annual art show. Now in its 30th year, the show last year raised more than $65,000 for community projects on ...

Portsea pub sale

PRESS reports, Friday, have confirmed that the Portsea hotel freehold has sold for $17.1 million. The proposed sale was tipped in The News (“Overseas investor eyes on us”, 25/8/15) with owner Colonia...

Birthday treat as MP sings for Magpies

AT 100, Reg Craig is still a force to be reckoned with. While celebrating his 100th birthday friends recalled his advocacy work within the community and saw proof of his power when Flinders MP Greg H...

Year of luck after double cross win

YOU can’t keep a good man down – as Matthew Papadimitriou, 19, of Rowville, above, proved when he won the race for the wooden cross for the second year in a row at Wednesday’s (6 January) Blessing of...

Disabled, but ready for the surf

THE Mornington Peninsula branch of the Disabled Surfers’ Association is holding the first of this year’s two surfing events at Point Leo on Saturday (16 January). Volunteers should be at the Point Le...