Power cut

THE state government is offering “a new tool” to help users save money on their power bills, following the release of figures showing that nine out of 10 Victorians are paying too much for electricit...

Blue Dog Night raises spirits and money

AN event to raise awareness and reduce the stigma of mental illness will be held Saturday 7 November, at Southern Peninsula Arts Centre. Blue Dog Night will kick off with a barbecue at 6pm and show a...

Partners active on the home front

ARTIFICIAL tree hollows – although not the real thing – are still important to the conservation of Australian hollow-nesting animals. They complement the diminishing number of old, natural hollows, w...

Emergency call for cash to ease cliff peril

THE state government will be asked urgently to pay for safety measures at Tassells Cove, Safety Beach, where cliff erosion is endangering children who ignore a restricted area to play in “caves” form...

Kids charity push not a gamble

A FUNDRAISING effort to help sick children that promotes the Melbourne Cup has been given the all-clear by the state government in the same week Gaming and Liquor Regulation Minister Jane Garrett cal...

Police search for Nathan Murray

Police are appealing for public assistance to help locate Nathan Murray. A warrant has been issued for the arrest of the 27-year-old, who also goes by the name of Nathan Rogers, for failing to appear...

Ferry trip not restful for all bay riders

AN estimated 10,000 cyclists took to the roads on Sunday in the 23rd annual Around the Bay – Ride for a Child in Need. Most of those opting for the longer 250 kilometre ride around Port Phillip had s...

Walking to school has active benefits

A HOST of Mornington Peninsula primary schools are taking part in VicHealth’s Walk to School activities this month. The mayor Cr Bev Colomb joined pupils at Mt Martha’s Osborne Primary School on Wedn...

Stabbings, punch over noisy party

THREE teenagers were treated for stab wounds and a woman knocked unconscious early Sunday morning during a confrontation over a noisy party in Cool Store Rd, Hastings. The woman was treated at the sc...