Car vandals

VANDALS scratched large ‘X’ marks on various panels of eight cars and a coffee trailer at Mornington, overnight Saturday 12 October. Senior Constable Meg Morgan, of Mornington police, said residents ...

Public input to ‘climate emergency’ plan

MORNINGTON Peninsula residents are being asked to contribute ideas towards a climate emergency plan. “Key areas” already identified include energy transition; zero emissions from transport; having a ...

When art means life

A VISUAL artist based on the Mornington Peninsula who has experienced several chronic illnesses, including being diagnosed as being bipolar last year, says she expresses herself, her body and her min...

Peninsula brewers’ toast to a foamy future

BREWERIES across the Mornington Peninsula have joined forces to cheer on the independent beer industry – and its contribution to the community and local economy. With national beer sales in decline, ...

Party music off key with neighbours

COMPLAINTS about a so-called “party house” at Sorrento have led to the property owner being fined $1500. In December 2018 neighbours called police about noise and loud music being played at the house...

Students’ creativity on display

A PENINSULA Teenage Art and Fashion Exhibition at Dromana Secondary College this week attracted a record number of garments designed and produced by students. Parents and Friends Association presiden...

Phone stolen from Mornington store

Mornington police are hoping to identify a woman after a mobile phone went missing from a local store last week. The mobile phone, belonging to a shop worker, was stolen from a Main Street store on T...

Hopes high as projects head to finals

SUPER Koorie Kids Bush Playgroup and Balnarring Preschool have been named as finalists in the 2019 Victorian Early Years Awards. The awards celebrate the contributions that individuals and organisati...

Earthing device eases fire fears

A DEVICE that reduces the risk of a spark from a powerline causing a fire is being installed at a Dromana electricity substation. The rapid earth fault current limiter is expected to be ready in time...

Get green waste ready

RATEPAYERS can get rid of green waste for free at Mornington Peninsula Shire’s no charge green waste event, 25, 26 and 27 October. The event is for Mornington Peninsula Shire residents or ratepayers ...