Marchers out in force for Anzacs

THOUSANDS of people commemorated Anzac Day, attending dawn services and marches across the Mornington Peninsula. The threat of rain did not appear to impact on the numbers gathering to mark the cente...

Drug charges after police car checks

FIVE men have been charged with various drug offences after three different cars were pulled over by police in the same Rosebud street in one week. Two of the drug busts involved ice and one cannabis...

Car Crash at Mornington

Police were at the scene of a car crash in Mornington that has claimed the life of a woman this morning. It’s believed a vehicle was travelling south along the Moorooduc Highway when the driver lost ...

Skylift revisions get reluctant OK

REVISED Arthurs Seat Skylift gondola plans received a reluctant green light from shire councillors last Wednesday night, but with some suggested changes – a new colour for the gondolas and reservatio...

Banking on top views for year ahead

THE scenic possibilities are endless and the choice of “natural landscape” entirely up to the photographer for a competition being run to show the best views of Mt Martha. Creators of the 13 top shot...

Hunt on for sentimental brooch after Anzac ceremony

The Anzac ceremony at Mornington Memorial Park was a big event for a seven-year-old Girl Guide. Not only did she lay a wreath, but she was wearing a family brooch with great sentimental value. After ...

Witness appeal following pedestrian death at Dromana

A man has died after being hit by a car in Dromana last night. Police have been told the man stepped onto the outside north bound lane of the Peninsula Freeway just before 8.50pm. He was struck by a ...

Hall of fame for tourism centre

The Frankston Visitor Information Centre has again taken out top honours at the QANTAS Australian Tourism Awards held 2015. Frankston Visitor Information Centre is the first one of its kind to be ind...

More sand for beach ‘waste of resources’

A STATE government plan to bring more sand to Rosebud Beach near the pier is a waste of time and resources as it will disappear like it did five years ago, says Port Phillip Conservation Council. The...

Shire’s new finance officer

MORNINGTON Peninsula Shire CEO Carl Cowie has appointed his first senior executive – a chief financial officer. The hiring of Matthew Hubbard follows the laying off of 12 senior and middle managers o...