Plea for bike’s return

FRANKSTON police are calling for help in finding a stolen motorcycle that has “significant sentimental value” for the owner. The deaf and mute man bought it following the death of his father. It was ...

Rips warning in wake of three drownings

LIFE Saving Victoria is warning the public about the dangers of rip currents following three fatal drownings and a number of hospitalisations following non-fatal drownings this year. A 27-year-old ma...

Hospital’s plans a business builder

CONSTRUCTION companies, landscapers, tradespeople and suppliers are welcome to attend a free ‘Meet the Builder’ event on Thursday 25 February, to register for any opportunities that may arise from Fr...

Vigils for two who died in Vietnam

GRAVESITE commemorations at Dromana and Crib Point cemeteries, Sunday 21 February, will honour two Mornington Peninsula servicemen who died 50 years ago at the Battle of Long Tan, during the Vietnam ...

Special charge may come without path

RATEPAYERS on the Mornington Peninsula could be required to contribute to special charge schemes for footpaths in their area but never get one built past their house. This could occur if the Somers m...

Major results by reducing mynas

ANY species that can beat the cane toad and feral cat to the title of “Worst Pest in Australia” for their deleterious impact on native species deserves to be taken seriously. Indian mynas appear to w...

Garage sale of special significance

MT ELIZA girl Lily Ford’s garage sale raised $275 for an orphanage in Nepal last week. Out went games, books, clothes, toys and furniture – and all sorts of knick-knacks that bargain hunters find so ...

Booked at The Pillars

POLICE issued 100 parking fines to drivers of cars parked illegally near The Pillars, Mt Martha, on Saturday 6 February. Mornington Peninsula Shire local laws officers were also booking cars, althoug...

Best Minister award for Hunt’s carbon cuts

FLINDERS MP Greg Hunt has been named Best Minister in the World for his role, as Australia’s Environment Minister, in reducing carbon emissions by 93 million tonnes. The award was announced and prese...

Water main course on business menu

TOPICS to be discussed at a lunchtime forum on Friday (19 February) include ideas and strategies to help businesses on the Mornington Peninsula. Water – its source, distribution, and cost – is high o...