‘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...

Fast food fee rises hard to swallow

FEE hikes of 70 per cent for annual food registrations are being described as outrageous by a Peninsula Link fast food restaurateur. Barton Smith, who runs two Oporto outlets at the BP service statio...

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...

Mornington man arrested with handgun

Officers from Southern Metro Region arrested two people, including a Mornington man, and seized drugs and a handgun in Seaford last night as part of Operation Night Eagle. Police were patrolling when...

Pair arrested in Rosebud overnight

Two people were arrested as part of Operation Night Eagle in Rosebud last night after they failed to stop at the request of patrolling officers. Officers from Southern Metro Region were patrolling wh...

The Jeremiahs of Tyabb

By Doreen Jeremiah     JOHN Jeremiah, together with his wife, Joanna and large family, took up land in Old Tyabb in 1894. Consequently there have been Jeremiahs in the Western Port area for over 120 ...

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...

New airfield permit early 2020 – shire

MORNINGTON Peninsula Shire is hoping to have a “consolidated and enforceable permit” in place for Peninsula Aero Club to operate at Tyabb Airfield by early next year. In a statement last Wednesday (1...