Listen to the music

A ROSEBUD man is contemplating life without his licence for a minimum of 12 months after he appears at court and also the loss of his red SS Commodore for the next month. Members of the Somerville hi...

Still raising money

BONEO Fire Brigade crews unable to raise money at Boneo market or sell Captain Koalas and children’s uniforms because of COVID-19 restrictions are thinking outside the square. They ask those wanting ...

Cop this, Lolly sings (well, almost) like a bird

A COLOURFUL character often seen hanging around at Hastings police station sings like a bird. But she’s not snitching on her accomplices or leaking details of her latest crime “Lolly” the eclectus pa...

Battery causes fire

ELECTRICAL problems are being blamed for a fire on a boat parked outside a house at Langwarrin last month, above. CFA units from Langwarrin and Baxter fought the fire inside the cabin of the boat on ...

Mt Eliza break in

DETECTIVES are searching for a man, pictured, who entered a house on Daveys Road, Mount Eliza, and stole cash from a handbag, 1.17am Tuesday 23 June. Half an hour later he is believed to have entered...

Grants tap into water source

THE state government has given $1 million towards supplying recycled water to Mount Martha. The money will be used to connect The Briars property and surrounding areas to the Mount Martha treatment p...

A night to warm hearts

ROTARIANS slept in their cars, outside in tents, or on couches to help the homeless on the Mornington Peninsula for one night last week. Mount Martha Rotary club president Roger Skipsey said members ...

Universities get down to business at Pt Nepean

THE federal government has earmarked $25 million to build a “world-class marine and oceanographic research and education centre” in the quarantine station at Point Nepean National Park. Flinders MP G...

Yawa: first a name, now a manager

THE manager of the still to be completed Yawa Aquatic Centre at Rosebud is Dan Andrews. Mornington Peninsula Shire says Mr Andrews has “an extensive background in health and fitness” that will enable...

Keeping tabs on bay’s crabs

SATELLITE tagging research is keeping tabs on some of the hundreds of thousands of spider crabs off Mornington Peninsula beaches after their early winter moulting event. Victorian Fisheries Authority...