Bridge program goes too far – Opposition

TWO bridges under the Mornington Peninsula Freeway are to be strengthened under a state government $35.8 million “stronger bridges program”. The bridges spanning Devilbend Creek and Tuerong Creek at ...

Fire fighters quick to protect BlueScope

UP to 16 trucks were brought in to fight a grass fire last week at BlueScope Steel’s recreation reserve in Denham Rd, Tyabb. The fire started at 6.30am on Tuesday and burnt out five hectares before b...

Engine trouble delays departure

THE vehicle carrier Hoegh Jeddah was again on the move mid-afternoon last Thursday after being anchored in the main shipping channel south of Rosebud since about 7am. It is understood the pilot calle...

Rowers can enter the dragon boat

THE Peninsula Dragonflys are encouraging breast cancer survivors to row, row, row a boat. The colourful dragon boat cruises along Patterson River at Carrum most Saturday mornings crewed by a team of ...

‘Town hall meeting’ greets Rosie Batty

ANOTHER step in the long journey to reduce the national scourge of family violence was taken at Peninsula Community Theatre in Mornington last Thursday night when about 450 people packed the hall and...

Swarm dilemma raises questions on bee care

ROSEBUD myotherapist and Pilates teacher Claire Stidston could be forgiven for not knowing what to do when she discovered a swarm of bees had attached itself to her car. Unsure who to call or how to ...

Clothesline held up as symbol against family violence

THE international Clothesline Project in Frankston was launched Monday to raise awareness of family violence. A clothesline on show at Cube 37, Frankston Arts Centre, 10-13 October, is being used to ...

Family violence up across peninsula

CRIME across the Mornington Peninsula has risen 3.7 per cent and is likely to keep rising in the short term but police say this is a positive trend. Figures for the 12 months to June this year releas...

Fire activity Tyabb

There is reported fire activity in the Deham Rd Tyabb area near Bluescope Steel and the fire is currently under control. Fire fighters will be on scene for several hours mopping up the fire and monit...

Break-ins mar Flinders holidays

HOLIDAY home owners in the Flinders area are being advised to check for lost property after up to six homes and six cars were broken into Wednesday night. One of the cars was stolen but later recover...