Socks draw attention

STAFF and doctors at The Bays Hospital in Mornington wore their crazy socks “loudly and proudly” on Friday 5 June. The aim of the colourful display was to bring attention to the challenges faced by d...

Dog attack a horror end to morning’s walk

A BRUTAL dog attack at Rye on the weekend has left a family’s boxer pet with severe leg wounds, her owner traumatised and needing tetanus shots for bites to her hand, the offending dog’s owner also w...

Making the best of remote learning

WESTERN Port Secondary College students embraced the brave new world of remote flexible learning during the COVID-19 lockdowns. Years 11 and 12 VCE and VCAL students, who returned to school last week...

Two century’s has Village Glen celebrating

IN May two residents who live at Village Glen were widely celebrated as they enjoyed their centurion birthdays. What an amazing achievement, even COVID19 couldn’t dampen the social distancing celebra...

Parking fine remains

A MOTORIST who copped an $85 fine for parking in a space reserved for boat trailers at Safety Beach may have to pay up. Warren Renton said he had been unaware that the area near the Safety Beach boat...

‘Locals only’ rule for beach boxes

NEW regulations proposed for beach boxes will eventually see their ownership restricted to Mornington Peninsula residents or ratepayers. At present, licence renewals for 56 per cent of the 820 beach ...

Wine taken

A MAN allegedly stole two bottles of alcohol from a Hastings bottle shop, 9.30pm, Friday 15 May. Police said he walked out of the bottle shop on Church Street without making any attempt to pay for th...

Men arrested

POLICE found more than expected when they searched a car during a routine intercept in a Mornington street, 3.40am, Tuesday 26 May. They allegedly found a sawn-off double barrel shotgun and quantitie...

Not back to normal – yet

MORNINGTON Senior Sergeant Paul Edwards said the relaxing of COVID-19 restrictions was “not the time to think everything’s back to normal”. “People still need to be aware of the numbers allowed at ga...

‘Strong interest’ in retirement centre

RETIREMENT village operator Ryman Healthcare says it scaled back plans for a multi-storey development in Kunyung Road, Mount Eliza, to more align with community views – not because of a lack of inter...