‘Forgotten’ club losing track

MORNINGTON Little Athletics Centre is “potentially homeless” next season unless a new base can be found soon. “We and the Mornington Peninsula Athletics Club are currently actively lobbying the Morni...

Community talks on ‘missing ink’ bay trail

PLANS for proposed path improvements on the section of Port Phillip Bay Trail dubbed the “missing link” – at Anthony’s Nose, Dromana – will be discussed on Saturday (28 May). External funding i...

Safe end to balloon drama

A hot air balloon has landed safely on a Mt Martha beach after jettisoning passengers offshore in waiting craft. The drama began in Brighton when an attempt to land failed. The alarm was soon raised ...

Raider hits shops, servos in two towns

A SERVICE station and four businesses in Red Hill, and a Balnarring garage, were reeling yesterday, Monday 16 May, after overnight burglaries. It is not known what was stolen in the six break-ins, al...

Crosses add dignity for departed

A RESPECTFUL send-off is fundamental to our society, yet, for many who die alone – far from the solace of family or friends – the final journey begins and ends with minimal fanfare. Hundreds of peopl...

Crash kills cows but driver and passenger uninjured

A HASTINGS father says his son and his girlfriend are lucky to be alive after their Ford panel van hit two cows on the Frankston-Flinders Rd, Hastings, early Monday 9 May. The couple was driving home...

Helping others sign of her time

A BITTERN woman who spends her spare time raising community awareness of women’s cancers, the plight of deaf dogs, and singing in her primary school’s choir, has won the E R Noble award for Deaf Vict...

Libs using postal vote forms to gather data

AN “important postal vote information” letter mailed out to Flinders electorate residents last week by the Liberal Party attempts to obtain personal information about voters for the party’s database ...

Hopes for port fading away

ANY prospect of a container port being developed at Hastings is likely to be decades away, according to Mornington MP David Morris. This prediction by Mr Morris follows revelations that the state gov...

Roadworks link to Ingham’s growth

ROADWORKS are set to begin near the Ingham’s Enterprises factory, Somerville. Treasurer Tim Pallas visited the large-scale chicken meat producer in Grants Rd last week to discuss the economic benefit...