Plastic waste exercise for young minds

PLASTIC waste slowly decomposing in our oceans is creating perhaps the most devastating environmental problem the world has seen. Without urgent remedial action, the oceans are expected to contain mo...

Kaufland megastore rejected

THE state government has rejected the proposed giant Kaufland supermarket at the entrance to Mornington. Planning minister Richard Wynne last week ruled out the company’s bid to build a 4000 square m...

Recharged – and your pick-up is on the way

PENINSULA Uber driver Rob Arrowsmith has taken charge of his fuel expenses by going all-electric in his Hyundai Ioniq. He typically does a fast charge for free at the Peninsula Home centre on Nepean ...

Jet ski critics ‘demonise’ families

BOATING industry association’s have condemned the “repeated and ongoing attacks on Victorian boating families” by Mornington Peninsula Shire Council. This follows the council’s push for residents to ...

Shire’s push for better bus services

PUBLIC transport users are backing a push by Mornington Peninsula Shire for better bus services across the peninsula. They say about 82 per cent of the peninsula is not serviced by public transport a...

Bike project a ‘safe link’ to Mornington

A PROPOSED bike path linking Mornington Tourist Railway at Moorooduc with Civic Reserve at Mornington would be ideal for walking and running as well as cycling – all healthy pastimes in an increasing...

Hands reflect concerns over 5G

A SHOW of hands at a public meeting in Mt Eliza to discuss the introduction of 5G telecommunications services on the Mornington Peninsula showed that those attending did not want the rollout to proce...

Shire pushing hard line on jet skis

MORNINGTON Peninsula Shire Council wants residents to back its hard line against jet skiers on Port Phillip beaches. It is urging them to speak up in a Maritime Safety Victoria survey on a proposed r...

Snakes warm to weather

BARRY Goldsmith has warned that this could be an “early year” for snakes. A wildlife controller, snake catcher and wildlife rescuer on the Mornington Peninsula for “close to four decades”, there’s no...

No to fogging in ‘mossie’ fight

MORNINGTON Peninsula Shire Council ruled out chemical “fogging” to kill mosquitoes in the fight against the Buruli ulcer. The decision follows community alarm over the uncharted environmental impacts...