Bay patrols step up to protect animals

A CLOSE watch is being kept on power boats and jet skis to protect seals and other animals in Port Phillip. An increase in patrols by the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning along the...

Terms & Conditions – Ghost the Musical

Ghost the Musical Double pass giveaway Tickets valid for Friday February 5th 2016 – 8pm show at the Regent Theatre, Melbourne Terms and Conditions These terms and conditions (“Terms and Conditi...

Crib Point fire

Photos of the aftermath of yesterdays fires at Crib Point taken by Mornington Peninsula News photographer Gary Sissons. Firefighters have stopped the spread of the bushfire in the CRIB POINT area at ...

Heart attack jolts bank into action

WHEN a local Men’s Shed member collapsed suffering a heart attack last year he could have been dead within minutes had it not been for the quick action of one of his colleagues applying CPR while wai...

Beach injuries

AMBULANCE Victoria had a busy Sunday (17 January), with multiple incidents and rescues reported on Mornington Peninsula beaches: At 10.30am a man in his 40s swimming at Portsea was knocked over by a ...

Heartless thieves stun the Strikers

PENINSULA Strikers soccer club members are still in shock after thieves broke into their clubrooms on New Year’s Eve. President Mark Brandon discovered the break-in at the club’s Centenary Park headq...

Frogs on call after summer rains

FROGS become more obvious after summer rains. Often heard but not seen, some of the common species to look out for are the common froglet, striped marsh frog and growling grass frog. To encourage the...

Jogging the point for the memory

UP to 300 people are expected to participate in Alzheimer’s Australia’s memory walk and jog at Point Nepean National Park, Sunday 24 January. The fundraising event is part of Alzheimer’s Australia’s ...

Seal’s back for another summer

ARCTO has become a regular attraction at Dromana, but the rules are: look but don’t touch. The adult bull seal first landed on the beach two summers ago and this year took up residence for four days ...

Trading in trash

A VOLUNTEER beach clean-up with a twist will be held at Rye front beach, 10.30am-3pm, Sunday 24 January. Organiser Sacha Guggenheimer said the Seaside Scavenge concept, Trash–Trade, was all about col...