Clearing the way for Coolstores to thrive

THE struggling Moorooduc Coolstores commercial centre is being thrown another lifeline in its long battle to remain viable. Its trading future has not been helped by the advent of Peninsula Link, whi...

Agony of life offline

HUNDREDS of Mt Eliza homes have been without landline phones since 10 May, Mother’s Day, after Telstra main cables were damaged. Telstra told customers the service was due to be repaired by Thursday ...

Man charged over car speedo scam

A MORNINGTON Peninsula car buyer was one of 91 victims of a trickster who allegedly wound back the speedos on cars he was selling online. Police at Mornington last week charged the man, 29, of Reserv...

Another loss for Bomber Command

WORLD War II survivor Keith Stevens once remarked that he did not get too upset when things went wrong in business, or life, because of the situation he found himself in after being shot down during ...

Moorooduc school sole budget winner

MOOROODUC Primary School appears to be the sole beneficiary of any direct grant from this month’s state budget. The school’s allocated $1 million will be spent on offices and classrooms. Nepean MP Ma...

Height concerns over retirement plan

THE size of a proposed retirement village at Somerville is concerning nearby residents and a Mornington Peninsula Shire councillor. The development, at 16 Graf Rd, Somerville, is for a 223-bed facili...

Plan now for pancreatic cancer rise, says doctor

HEALTHCARE services need to plan for a rise in pancreatic cancer, Peninsula Health’s Endoscopy boss Dr Leon Fisher has warned. His warning coincides with this week’s launch of the 2015 cancer appeal ...

Community asked about rubbish

RATEPAYERS are again being asked for their views on the shire’s waste recovery plan as pressure is said to be growing on the landfill at Rye, predicted in some Mornington Peninsula Shire reports to b...

More sand ripped from Portsea

THE sorry saga of the destruction of Portsea’s front beach continues with further damage being done during last week’s windy weather and rough seas. The extent of the erosion is increasing with ocean...

Business as usual as offices close – RDNS

CLIENT services formally provided by nurses at the former Royal District Nursing Service offices at Rosebud and Frankston are now being handled from Moorabbin. The service has given assurances that t...