Liberals wary of making preselection comment

SENIOR Liberals are reportedly seeking to overturn a decision by their own federal seats committee that would require sitting MPs to face preselection. If the committee’s decision remains on the part...

Slow learner

SOMERVILLE Highway Patrol intercepted a 38-year-old Rye man driving without headlights or taillights along Frankston-Dandenong Road, Seaford, 2am, Saturday 19 October. The man was driving the same bl...

Phone snatched

A MAN who answered an advertisement to buy a mobile phone from a Facebook Marketplace page snatched it from the seller, ran to a waiting car and drove off, Sunday 22 September. Rosebud police are loo...

‘Let’s just get along’

TIME hasn’t dampened the enthusiasm of Mornington war veteran Alan Moore. He’s just been honoured with the Victorian Senior Achiever Award at the ripe old age of 98. Mr Moore, of Benetas Corowa Court...

Former gambler fights against pokies

A SOMERVILLE woman honoured at last week’s Victorian Senior of the Year awards says state governments and large corporations must learn to wean themselves off relying on gambling revenues. Anna Bards...

Rye fatal

Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding a fatal collision which occurred in Rye Sunday evening. Emergency services were called to Nepean Highway about 10pm after reports a pedestrian h...

John Watson recognised for 60 years service

THE Country Fire Authority recognises the contribution of its volunteers by making awards for length of service, starting with the 12-year service badge. These awards are made at regular intervals an...

Island a path away from extinction

DECADES of conservation work have culminated in the release of around 50 eastern barred bandicoots on French Island. The bandicoots came from captive breeding programs as well as from Churchill and P...

Tips online for ‘healthy headspace’

FLINDERS MP Greg Hunt says young people can “help build and maintain a healthy headspace” by talking and sharing ideas with family and friends. “About 560,000 Australian children and adolescents are ...

Concrete dumper set on avoiding tip fees

BUILDERS and plumbers across the Mornington Peninsula are being asked to help track down a serial concrete dumper. The dumper has left at least eight solid clues on peninsula roadsides. Authorities b...