Cracks appear in ‘developer’s wall’

VICROADS is fixing hundreds of cracks in the retaining wall at the northern end of the Marine Drive underpass at Safety Beach. The wall and underpass were built and paid for by the developer of the M...

All aboard for Bight fight over oil

DESPITE its lack of surf, Rye pier in Port Phillip was the beach of choice on Saturday for a board-based protest against plans by Norwegian oil-giant Equinor’s to drill for oil in the Great Aus...

CFA marches home

MEMBERS of Crib Point CFA were on the march last week, from their former fire station at 137 Disney Street to a brand new one at 191 Disney Street. The address may not be very different, but the move...

Drugs intercept on Peninsula Link

An 18-year-old Bulleen man had more in mind than jumping off The Pillars and having a glass of pinot noir on his recent visit to the Mornington Peninsula. He was pulled over by police on Peninsula Li...

Bondi’s favourite son visits Moorooduc

THE glamour of Sydney’s iconic Bondi Beach could be felt at Moorooduc Primary School last week when veteran lifeguard “Maxi” spoke to students about water safety. Maxi – Trent Maxwell – is a veteran ...

Ulcer fight’s new tactic

A NEW way of reducing the breeding grounds of mosquitoes, such as in stagnant water, is being trialled in the fight against the flesh-eating Buruli ulcer on the Mornington Peninsula. The “source redu...

Meals, wine back on menu after fire

THE award-winning winery and restaurant Ten Minutes by Tractor is back in business since being forced to close by a fire 19 months ago. Some of the firefighters who fought the blaze were among the fi...

Booze bus drive through

A POLICE officer manning a booze bus on a Peninsula Link off-ramp at Bungower Road, Moorooduc, had to jump aside to avoid a truck on Friday night, 8 November. The white Toyota truck was stopped two k...

Dogs seized after deadly attacks

TWO dogs were seized by Mornington Peninsula Shire rangers after chickens and a sheep were mauled and killed on properties at Bittern last week. The kelpie-type dogs, one red and one black and tan, a...

Dolphins have a jelly good time

DOLPHINS spend a lot of time rounding up food and socialising but researchers were intrigued when they were spotted swimming among a large group of jellyfish. Common dolphins living near Mornington w...