Wheelie bin used in cigarette raid

POLICE have released images of two men who forced their way into the Tobacco Station store in Ninth Av, Rosebud, 2.37am, Tuesday 12 May. The men jemmied open the roller shutters and smashed glass pan...

Conflict call puts brakes on resort

MORNINGTON Peninsula Shire Council’s pending decision on the controversial RACV Cape Schanck resort expansion has been thrown into disarray over potential conflict of interest. The shire’s governance...

Tower Rd lights to cost $500,000

THE proposed signalised pedestrian crossing at Mt Eliza where Tower Rd and Volitans Ave join the Nepean Hwy will cost $500,000 and take about three months to construct. The News reported last week (“...

Generations get board together

THE making of six wooden paipos, or wooden Hawaiian bodyboards, is a centrepiece of a project that is sees generations swapping skills. In return for being shown how to handle timber working tools by...

Clearing the way for Coolstores to thrive

THE struggling Moorooduc Coolstores commercial centre is being thrown another lifeline in its long battle to remain viable. Its trading future has not been helped by the advent of Peninsula Link, whi...

Agony of life offline

HUNDREDS of Mt Eliza homes have been without landline phones since 10 May, Mother’s Day, after Telstra main cables were damaged. Telstra told customers the service was due to be repaired by Thursday ...

Man charged over car speedo scam

A MORNINGTON Peninsula car buyer was one of 91 victims of a trickster who allegedly wound back the speedos on cars he was selling online. Police at Mornington last week charged the man, 29, of Reserv...

Another loss for Bomber Command

WORLD War II survivor Keith Stevens once remarked that he did not get too upset when things went wrong in business, or life, because of the situation he found himself in after being shot down during ...

Moorooduc school sole budget winner

MOOROODUC Primary School appears to be the sole beneficiary of any direct grant from this month’s state budget. The school’s allocated $1 million will be spent on offices and classrooms. Nepean MP Ma...