Ship another link in hydrogen ‘chain’

A SHIP to carry liquified hydrogen from Hastings to Japan was launched in Kobe on 11 December. Kawasaki Heavy Industries says the 8000 tonne, 116-metre-long Suiso Frontier, pictured right, is the wor...

Vandals, dumpers add to rate bills

THE cost of cleaning up after vandals and illegal rubbish dumpers is costing Mornington Peninsula ratepayers $1. 5 million a year. This amount includes about $400,000 on repairing, repainting and res...

Koalas need plan to survive

THE state government is being urged to protect wildlife on the Mornington Peninsula and throughout Victoria. Koalas top Mornington Peninsula Shire’s list of wildlife concerns and it wants the governm...

Boat located during search for missing Frankston pair

Water Police with the assistance of Search and Rescue, Police Air Wing and Coast Guard are continuing to search for the missing mother and son Felicity Loveday and Adrian Meneveau after their boat wa...

Rye intercept has some explaining to do

Officers from State Highway Patrol got more than they bargained for following an intercept in Rye last night. Members observed a Honda Civic driving erratically along the Mornington Peninsula Highway...

Gallery boss told to leave after 16 years

SOMEONE with an intimate knowledge of the Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery’s latest exhibition Sublime Sea – Rapture and Reality won’t be around to admire the paintings. In what is seen as a sho...

Millions poured into beach sand

MILLIONS of dollars in taxpayers’ money is being spent restoring two Mornington Peninsula beaches despite experts being unable to find a permanent solution to sand loss. At Portsea, heavy machinery i...

Time short for burn-offs

THE CFA says there is “still a short window of opportunity” for properties across the Mornington Peninsula to be cleaned up before the start of declared fire danger times on Monday 16 December. If fi...

Man charged after Seaford fatal collision

Major Collision Investigation Unit detectives have charged a 20-year-old man after a fatal crash in Seaford yesterday that claimed the life of a Mount Martha woman. Emergency services were called to ...

Start on Latrobe Valley hydrogen supply

WORK has officially started on a plant in the Latrobe Valley to extract hydrogen gas from brown coal which will be tuned into liquid at Hastings for export to Japan. The liquification plant now being...