Help find suspect

DETECTIVES are calling for public assistance as they hunt for New Zealand national Alex Manuel following a fatal stabbing at Chelsea Heights, Monday 17 June. Homicide Squad detectives say the 27-year...

School reaps poll rewards

A $2.36 million grant to Dromana Secondary College will go towards knocking down and rebuilding outdated classrooms. Money for the works was allocated in the recent state budget. It forms part of a $...

Diners fork out to back MND fight

A SELL-OUT lunch at Sorrento last week raised $16,300 for the fight against motor neurone disease. International MND Awareness Day was recognised in Sorrento, Friday 21 June, with the launch of the M...

Fatal two car collision in Flinders

Police are investigating a fatal two car collision in Flinders this afternoon. It is believed the vehicles collided on Boneo Road near Mornington-Flinders Road just before 4.30pm. The male driver and...

Building bridges to stretch young minds

THE Bridge Bosses of Balnarring Primary School were judged the best model bridge builders in a competition at BlueScope Western Port’s Hastings plant. Their bridge took the weight of 60 tins of tuna ...

Church’s blueprint to help homeless

By Barry Morris CATHOLIC parishes should make halls and other buildings available to people who are sleeping rough, a homelessness forum has suggested. The call to open up church properties is one of...

Table tennis adds meaning to life

AGE is just a number to Elaine Burge who wouldn’t miss her twice weekly table tennis sessions despite tuning 90 last week. The Somerville resident has been a keen member of the Mornington Table Tenni...

Cape’s brilliant history

ON 30 June light from the Cape Schanck lighthouse will have been shining into Bass Strait for 160 years. Now automated and using LED globes from the Sealight company in Somerville, lighthouse keepers...

Petrol thief drives off

A MAN refuelled a green Holden ute at a service station on Baxter-Tooradin Road, Baxter, and left without paying, Saturday 8 June. Police said the ute’s registration plates – BAM684 – had been stolen...

Shed hit again

TOOLS and equipment were stolen from the Western Port Men’s Shed sometime over the weekend, 15-16 June. The haul included a MIG welder, biscuit joiners, drills, and a laptop computer. Shed president ...