Car break-ins rise angers police

FRANKSTON detectives are reeling in the wake of 53 night-time car break-ins last week resulting in the loss of dozens of wallets, handbags and other valuables – all crimes, they say, that are easily ...

Danger area alerts for ambos

ALTHOUGH parts of Frankston and the Mornington Peninsula have been flagged as areas of risk for paramedics, none have been declared “no-go” zones. Described as being “like pieces in a pie” by Ambulan...

Get ready for change in the weather

PROPERTY owners and residents of the Mornington Peninsula are being urged to prepare for climate change. The recently-launched Climate Ready website explains how global warming is caused by people “a...

Biala helps parents recover ‘their time’

PARENTS of children with disabilities, developmental delays or a chronic medical condition are being encouraged to make contact with Biala Peninsula based in Mornington. The free group, in Elizabeth ...

Easter line closures on the level

BUSES will replace trains on a section of the Frankston line from Friday 25 March until Monday 4 April as part of the Labor state government’s commitment to remove eleven level crossings along the li...

Restaurant says thanks for the memories

IT’S almost time to say “arrivederci” to popular Mornington restaurant Mediterraneo, which will close next month. Owners Joanne and David Alesci say they are “tired and need a rest” after 14 years’ a...

Water slide closed in wake of more injuries

A WATER slide at Frankston’s Peninsula Aquatic Recreation Centre is out of action after two boys were injured while using the slide. PARC CEO Tim Gledhill confirmed the AquaSphere slide will be close...

Actively attending school

BENTON Junior College pupils were active on National Ride 2 School Day last week. There was plenty of action as 234 pupils rode, 156 skated or scooted, 219 walked, three took public transport and 136...

Survey seeks answers to ‘life’ on peninsula

A COMMUNITY group has launched an ambitious plan to find out what residents and ratepayers want for the future of the Mornington Peninsula. The results of an online survey to be conducted by Peninsul...

Quest for title that’s out of this world

SARAH Wooding is representing Mornington in the Miss Teen Galaxy Australia contest – and she is the only Victorian representative chasing the title. The Mornington Secondary College year 10 student, ...