Police search for Nathan Murray

Police are appealing for public assistance to help locate Nathan Murray. A warrant has been issued for the arrest of the 27-year-old, who also goes by the name of Nathan Rogers, for failing to appear...

Ferry trip not restful for all bay riders

AN estimated 10,000 cyclists took to the roads on Sunday in the 23rd annual Around the Bay – Ride for a Child in Need. Most of those opting for the longer 250 kilometre ride around Port Phillip had s...

Walking to school has active benefits

A HOST of Mornington Peninsula primary schools are taking part in VicHealth’s Walk to School activities this month. The mayor Cr Bev Colomb joined pupils at Mt Martha’s Osborne Primary School on Wedn...

Stabbings, punch over noisy party

THREE teenagers were treated for stab wounds and a woman knocked unconscious early Sunday morning during a confrontation over a noisy party in Cool Store Rd, Hastings. The woman was treated at the sc...

Bridge program goes too far – Opposition

TWO bridges under the Mornington Peninsula Freeway are to be strengthened under a state government $35.8 million “stronger bridges program”. The bridges spanning Devilbend Creek and Tuerong Creek at ...

Fire fighters quick to protect BlueScope

UP to 16 trucks were brought in to fight a grass fire last week at BlueScope Steel’s recreation reserve in Denham Rd, Tyabb. The fire started at 6.30am on Tuesday and burnt out five hectares before b...

Engine trouble delays departure

THE vehicle carrier Hoegh Jeddah was again on the move mid-afternoon last Thursday after being anchored in the main shipping channel south of Rosebud since about 7am. It is understood the pilot calle...

Rowers can enter the dragon boat

THE Peninsula Dragonflys are encouraging breast cancer survivors to row, row, row a boat. The colourful dragon boat cruises along Patterson River at Carrum most Saturday mornings crewed by a team of ...

‘Town hall meeting’ greets Rosie Batty

ANOTHER step in the long journey to reduce the national scourge of family violence was taken at Peninsula Community Theatre in Mornington last Thursday night when about 450 people packed the hall and...

Swarm dilemma raises questions on bee care

ROSEBUD myotherapist and Pilates teacher Claire Stidston could be forgiven for not knowing what to do when she discovered a swarm of bees had attached itself to her car. Unsure who to call or how to ...