Vets wary of shire’s ‘strays’ contract

By Danielle Kutchel VETS are upset by a push by Mornington Peninsula Shire to sign them up to an agreement setting out what they can do with stray animals. The non-mandatory 84Y agreement – included ...

Busy week on road

SOMERVILLE Highway Patrol night shift had a busy week setting court dates for 22 people. These included a 20-year-old Frankston man who was remanded in custody and had his car impounded after alleged...

Need concrete lead

CONCRETE dumped alongside roads is jeopardising driver safety. Hastings police and Mornington Peninsula Shire officers are seeking help from the public to find those responsible for the dumping concr...

Speeding towards booze bus

A NISSAN Skyline travelling south on Moorooduc Highway through the Frankston-Flinders Road roundabout allegedly accelerated to 146kph in an 80kph zone, 11pm, Wednesday 14 August. Somerville Highway P...

An athlete measures up

THE men behind sculptures of sporting icons John Coleman (Hastings), Lionel Rose (Warragul) and John Famechon (Frankston) are planning a similar honour for Mornington Peninsula athlete Debbie Flintof...

Portsea drink driver

A man has been caught drink driving after he crashed into a pole in Portsea Monday 12 August. Rosebud police were called to Defence Road after a man crashed his blue Holden Commodore sedan into a pol...

Butt bins put out for second time

CIGARETTE butt bins installed for a second time outside Woolworths at Hastings were stolen within weeks, Mornington Peninsula Shire Council was told last week. The shire’s cleansing facilitator – roa...

Police check links between crash victims and thefts

POLICE are investigating links between teenagers who died in a two-car collision at Cranbourne, Sunday afternoon 11 August, and thefts from cars and theft of a car at Hastings, Somerville and Safety ...

Residents win beach roads battle

ST ANDREWS Beach residents have won their fight against a $10 million plan to improve their roads. Mornington Peninsula Shire Council on 23 July voted against its engineers’ recommendation for a spec...

Money a vital boost for Wellness Pavilion

ROSEBUD Secondary College’s $1 million Wellness Pavilion has received the final phase of its finance, meaning construction can now begin. Deputy Premier James Merlino and Nepean MP Chris Brayne visit...