Mum would have been proud – not

Two brothers have had their cars impounded after one was caught over the limit doing a burnout and the other unlicensed in Mornington. Mornington police were patrolling Main Street when they heard th...

New beach for summer if storms stay away

THE new section of Rosebud pier, officially opened two weeks ago with little fanfare by Parks Victoria, complements nearby beach renourishment completed at about the same time by the Department of En...

Football club eyes on new ovals

DROMANA Football and Netball Club wants in on a plan to develop a section of Crown land on Boundary Rd, Dromana, into an adventure park. The senior and junior sections of the club have been seeking m...

Callous thieves steal op shop’s stock

THIEVES have stolen an estimated $20,000 worth of donated goods from the Southern Peninsula Community Fund Op Shop. At least three vehicles have been photographed making regular raids on goods left o...

Kangaroo shooter angry at fallout

THE man hired to shoot kangaroos at the RACV’s Cape Schanck golf club early last Thursday morning says he had a valid government permit. Leigh Swan of Rosebud, a professional shooter for 30 years, wa...

RACV applies brake to roo cull

RACV head office moved quickly to stop the culling of kangaroos at its Cape Schanck resort last week after complaints from neighbours. A couple who live in the adjacent estate were walking two dogs o...

Walkers think of missing toddler

THE tragic disappearance of NSW toddler William Tyrrell one year ago last week was commemorated by walks in caring communities around the world. In Mornington, about 100 people walked from the Mornin...

More train pain for drivers on way

DRIVERS’ pain could be train commuters’ gain when eight new X’Trapolis trains take to Melbourne’s rail tracks later this year. Metro Trains plans to lower boom gates at several level crossings for lo...

Tragic tale book launched

THE Rosie and Luke Batty story was launched yesterday in Melbourne and Australians will again be forced to confront the reality of family violence. Rosie Batty: A Mother’s Story tells the harrowing s...

Mosque leader’s peace offering to attackers

IN a show of peace that reflects a main tenet of the Ahmadiyyan Islamic sect, the leader of a mosque in Langwarrin has shared a meal with the father of a young man who allegedly attacked members of h...