Board’s history a mystery

IT was a random find, but one has sparked the interest of Neil Jansen. The hollow, yellow surfboard stood out at the recycling centre adjoining the Mornington waste transfer station and Mr Jansen dec...

Priest’s departure rocks parish

PARISHIONERS of St Macartans in Mornington are said to be reeling after the resignation of Fr Minh Tran in mid-October. The shock departure caught many by surprise with a notice in the parish bulleti...

Sunny days a welcome return to jumpers at The Pillars

AT the first sign of last week’s hot weather daredevil cliff jumpers were back at The Pillars. The fence erected by Mornington Peninsula Shire last year to stop public access to Mt Martha’s famous na...

The life of Eve, one breath at a time

A BABY girl from Mt Martha is suffering from a one in a million genetic condition affecting her lungs and heart which means she must breathe through a tube. Since birth, four-and-a-half-month-old Eve...

Morning tea honours awards winners

A MORNING tea to honour Mornington Peninsula Shire’s previous Australia Day Awards Citizens of the Year was held at the Rosebud offices on Friday 25 October. The mayor Cr David Gill hosted the event ...

Liberals wary of making preselection comment

SENIOR Liberals are reportedly seeking to overturn a decision by their own federal seats committee that would require sitting MPs to face preselection. If the committee’s decision remains on the part...

Slow learner

SOMERVILLE Highway Patrol intercepted a 38-year-old Rye man driving without headlights or taillights along Frankston-Dandenong Road, Seaford, 2am, Saturday 19 October. The man was driving the same bl...

Phone snatched

A MAN who answered an advertisement to buy a mobile phone from a Facebook Marketplace page snatched it from the seller, ran to a waiting car and drove off, Sunday 22 September. Rosebud police are loo...

‘Let’s just get along’

TIME hasn’t dampened the enthusiasm of Mornington war veteran Alan Moore. He’s just been honoured with the Victorian Senior Achiever Award at the ripe old age of 98. Mr Moore, of Benetas Corowa Court...

Former gambler fights against pokies

A SOMERVILLE woman honoured at last week’s Victorian Senior of the Year awards says state governments and large corporations must learn to wean themselves off relying on gambling revenues. Anna Bards...