Police out in force

MORE police are out on Main Street, Mornington in a bid to stop potential antisocial behaviour and alcohol-fuelled violence near pubs, clubs and restaurants. Mornington police say they will conduct m...

Walking speed

A ROSEBUD man is walking into 2020 after allegedly driving at 106kph in a 50kph zone along Point Nepean Road through Dromana, 3.30am, Tuesday 31 December. Rosebud police impounded the car for 30 days...

Driver’s speed shocks

A MT MARTHA man allegedly clocked at 124kph over the speed limit on Christmas day is expected to be charged on summons with serious driving offences. The 69-year-old was behind the wheel of a silver ...

Entertainment plus

MORNINGTON Peninsula Shire’s Australia Day celebrations will include live music, entertainment, children’s activities, fireworks and lots of delicious food. Events will be held at Mornington Park, Dr...

Ambassadors for A-Day celebrations

SEVEN high achievers have been chosen as Australia Day ambassadors for the Mornington Peninsula. The honour reflects their “significant contributions to the community” in areas as diverse as computer...

In the swim for $10,000

MORNINGTON Peninsula councillor and Frankston policewoman Julia Morris and her swimming partner Daniel Burton have so far raised $5055 of a $10,000 goal to assist in treating police PTSD and mental h...

South American Flair

ORQUESTA Bombon and Ventana Fiesta present Postcards of Tango, a musical and cultural voyage at the Frankston Arts Centre. Be transported back in time to the ports of Buenos Aires and Montevideo, whe...

Joy in hand-crafted toys

THEY are wrapped up for Christmas with not a battery in sight. Carefully crafted toys made by members of the Woodworkers of the Southern Peninsula (WoSP) were last week handed over to the charities w...

Making waves in the west

BLAIRGOWRIE’S Sarsha Pancic came in the under-14 girls division at Australian Junior Surfing Titles at Margaret River, 30 November-7 December. The Victorian team won the event for the first time with...

Former MP takes breath and readies for swim

FORMER Dromana MP Tony Hyams is saying thanks to doctors who gave him a double lung transplant by swimming in the Pt Leo Classic on Boxing Day. The 74-year-old is tackling the 1.2 kilometre swim to r...