End of story for library staff

STAFF at Mornington, Rosebud, Hastings, Somerville and mobile libraries are shocked by a restructure which will see many lose their jobs. In the firing line are four children and youth services libra...

Wild winds lash Mornington Peninsula

Mornington Peninsula News photographers Yanni and Gary Sissons have captured these amazing photos as wild winds lash the peninsula. Photos: Yanni Photos: Gary Sissons Photos: Cameron McCullough  

Memorial pays tribute to former officer

MORNINGTON Peninsula police last week paid tribute to fallen comrade Senior Constable Kevin Laube with a memorial service at the Somerville police complex. The former motorcycle policeman died when h...

Hunt bats for climate jobs

FLINDERS MP Greg Hunt has pushed the case for Melbourne’s south east suburbs to remain key to climate research to complement a new Climate Science Centre in Hobart announced by the CSIRO last month. ...

Distress signals from sub’s owners

The crunch time is fast approaching for the future of the Otama submarine anchored off Crib Point with deteriorating moorings. Earlier this year the submarine’s owners – the Western Port Oberon Assoc...

Pitching in and breaking down barriers

NOT one to let the boys have all the fun, Genevieve Beacom, of Somerville, revelled in her role as the only girl to represent the under-12 Little League Southern Mariners Charter at the Victorian Lit...

Girl charged over stadium blaze

A 14-YEAR-OLD Somerville girl has been charged with lighting the fire which destroyed the Somerville Community & Recreation Centre, 7.30am, Sunday. She will face Frankston Children’s Court on cha...

Arrested while asleep behind the wheel

A 30 YEAR OLD Dandenong man has been arrested in Wagga Wagga, NSW, in connection with the theft of a Ford Ranger from Koonya Av, Blairgowrie, and a wallet from a car in Robin Pd, Rye. CCTV images in ...

Keepers farewell light on the hill

CAPE Schanck lighthouse keepers Tony and Prue Sheers have said goodbye to their former workplace and B&B accommodation business after 20 years, with the 1859 light coming under the control of Par...

Visa delays see mayor miss China trade trip

MORNINGTON Peninsula mayor Cr Graham Pittock abandoned a trade mission to China last month after it became too hard to arrange a visa. Cr Pittock said the shire “lost” $1500 on flight bookings in the...