Charges pending

A WOMAN who allegedly abused Somerville Highway Patrol members after being pulled over for allegedly driving at 137kph in an 80kph zone on Frankston-Dandenong Road will be summonsed on a range of dri...

Fatal crash at Tyabb

A MAN who died when his car left the road and crashed into a tree at Tyabb, Thursday 24 July, was in the process of moving into a new house at Hastings. The man, in his 70s, was travelling along Fran...

Bid to end single use of plastics

SLOWLY but surely, single use plastic is being phased out on the Mornington Peninsula. In what’s being called a “fitting nod to the end of plastic free July”, Mornington Peninsula Shire Council last ...

No power a pain for Mt Martha traders

ANGRY traders in the Mt Martha shopping strip were reeling on Thursday after United Energy cut the power from 8am-5pm. Most of the 41 businesses were forced to close their doors and restrict staff ho...

Unlocking cancer concerns

CRIB Point Football Netball Club players got into the spirit of things on Saturday night by shaving their heads and raising more than $12,000 for the fight against leukaemia. The money will go to the...

Residents wary of road upgrade plan

SOMERVILLE residents are worried that widening Bungower Road is designed to increase its use by heavy vehicles. They are backing a submission by Chris Bakewell against a 2018 Port of Hastings develop...

Petrol thief

POLICE want public help to identify a man, pictured, who put $60 worth of petrol into a dark coloured flat tray ute at a Safety Beach/Dromana service station and drove off without paying, 6.50pm, Mon...

Soccer club raid

OFFENDERS broke into the Rosebud Soccer Club last week but only got away with cheap electrical appliances. Detective Senior Sergeant Jason Hocking, of Somerville CIU, said they dented roller doors in...

Rider rams patrol car

A MOTORCYCLIST rammed a police divisional van at Rosebud last week and then rode off at high speed. Police were called to reports of the road bike being driven erratically on Pt Nepean Road, Rye, 4am...

Beware online scams

ONE of the latest online scams involves a fraudulent Facebook messenger account using the name of Flinders MP Greg Hunt. Online fraudsters tell the victim they are in line for a grant from the Depart...