Students take world view on environment

SECONDARY students and primary pupils from throughout the Mornington Peninsula took a break from their normal classrooms on Thursday to discuss ways of solving the world’s environmental problems. Mor...

Regulars hail bus’s decade of service

MORNINGTON Peninsula Shire’s Dial-A-Bus service is 10. Starting with three passengers – collected by the shire’s aged and disability transport team leader on her way to work – it has grown into...

Shire urged to back East Timor’s gas field claims

MORNINGTON Peninsula Shire councillors are being urged to pressure the federal government into giving East Timor the chance to earn billions of dollars from undersea gas fields. “It is disgusting for...

Dam, no escape

THE freezing waters of a Tyabb dam might not be everyone’s idea of a good hiding place, but they appealed to a man running from police on Monday. Highway patrol police identified the Hastings man, 30...

Landing flip ends interstate outing

LONG-TIME Peninsula Aero Club member Jim Wickham is “a little bit upset” about the dramatic finish to his return flight from a central NSW flying event on Sunday morning. Half way along the Tyabb air...

Signals works

MORNINGTON Peninsula Shire will soon begin erecting traffic signals at the corner of McDowell St and Jetty Rd, Rosebud. The intersection has received Black Spot funding after three serious injury cra...

Pier took more than 5 years

THE replacement of Rosebud pier is finally complete after two construction periods more than five years apart that saw state government agency Parks Victoria spend about $3.5 million on the 329-metre...