Stepping up to summer safety

MORNINGTON Peninsula police and the water police are stepping up their campaign to make our bays safer and reduce the number of marine safety incidents this summer. Acting Sergeant Steve Drew, of Ros...

Sorrento students in gun drama

SORRENTO Primary School was in damage control last week after the second incident involving offensive student behaviour. Angry parents contacted The News to say a grade three student had taken what t...

Unwanted here, but bras vital there

RED Hill Op Shop has become a drop off and collection point for new and slightly used bras. Red Hill resident and op shop volunteer Marianne Findlay said: “We now collect bras for Uplift, an Australi...

Kids behaving badly in broad daylight

VANDALS who jumped the high fence at Sorrento Early Learning Centre’s playground last week broke into the storage shed and “generally got into mischief”, Sorrento Community Centre manager Heather Bar...

Calendar sales fight police PTSD

PROCEEDS from the sale of the Hastings Police Senior Citizens Register 20th anniversary calendar are going to a good cause. Money raised will assist in the fight against post-traumatic stress disorde...

Proof’s in the pudding for students

PROOF of the success of Hands-on-Learning as a worthwhile career path for youngsters came with the launching of a students’ pizza oven at Western Port Secondary College last week. Former Frankston Hi...

Morning tea honours awards winners

A MORNING tea to honour Mornington Peninsula Shire’s previous Australia Day Awards Citizens of the Year was held at the Rosebud offices on Friday 25 October. The mayor Cr David Gill hosted the event ...

Slow learner

SOMERVILLE Highway Patrol intercepted a 38-year-old Rye man driving without headlights or taillights along Frankston-Dandenong Road, Seaford, 2am, Saturday 19 October. The man was driving the same bl...