Changes to council meetings

MORNINGTON Peninsula Shire has moved the Tuesday 24 March community council meeting from Peninsula Community Theatre in Mornington to the Council Chambers at Rosebud. The mayor Cr Sam Hearn said: “A ...

Woolworths staff member stabbed

A WOOLWORTH’S staff member was stabbed in the car park outside a Rosebud West supermarket while collecting trolleys, 1pm, Tuesday 17 March. Police said the 37-year-old was stabbed in the lower body b...

Record crowd at air show

A RECORD crowd of 9500 plane enthusiasts helped make this year’s Tyabb Air Show the best ever, Peninsula Aero Club president Jack Vevers said. The 21st show, which saw 65 aircraft take to the skies S...

Walkers out to ease suffering

A GROUP of walkers who finished up with a barbecue at Safety Beach on the Labour Day weekend were aiming to raise awareness of a rare autoimmune liver disease known as primary sclerosing cholangitis ...

Hotel ‘clean’ and up for sale, again

SUPPORTERS of the historic Continental Hotel fear it will sink into its massive foundations before a new buyer can be found. The Sorrento hotel back on the market without the spruiking of Continental...

Airlift after smash, drive-off

A MAN was airlifted to The Alfred hospital with serious injuries after crashing his car over an embankment off Mornington-Tyabb Road today (Friday 13 March, 2020). The 37-year-old Somerville man driv...

Fatal collision at Tootgarook

A TODDLER died after being struck by a taxi at Tootgarook, Thursday 12 March. Police and emergency services rushed to Wilkinson Street just after 1.40pm. They were told two women and two children got...

Outrage over ‘clearing for fire’ at Crib Point

THE Save Westernport group has described as “appalling” the clearing of several hectares of native bushland at the proposed site of the AGL floating storage and regasification unit at Crib Point jett...

Breaking down the barriers

A MOUNT Martha woman living and volunteering in Cambodia over the past year will represent the Australian Youth Voice at the UN Commission on the Status of Women in New York. Then, after returning fr...

Midden find stops water works

DISCOVERY of an Aboriginal shell midden put a stop to South East Water works at Sorrento late last month. Works crews uncovered the midden, right, while installing a pressure sewer system for a resid...