‘Limited’ racing at Balnarring

BALNARRING Picnic Races are on this Saturday (5 December), although spectator tickets are limited due to COVID-19 regulations. Catering will be minimal, so it is a BYO day for food, drinks and chairs...

Local campaign calls for respect for older women

MARG D’Arcy has a burning passion that cannot be extinguished. Decades since she first worked in a refuge for women and children escaping family violence, Marg is no less passionate about advocating ...

Stars not always welcome

THE Victorian Fisheries Authority has identified about 50 dead seastars left on Mornington pier as environmental pests, northern Pacific seastars. The invasive seastars are thought to have been intro...

Chemical dump

OLD and unwanted household chemicals can be disposed of responsibly and for free at the Detox Your Home event at Mornington transfer station, 9am-3pm, Saturday 5 December. The Sustainability Victoria...

Free trees to help koalas

RESIDENTS living in koala areas can receive free trees under a plan to improve habit on the Mornington Peninsula. Mornington Peninsula Koala Conservation and the Conservation Collective Nursery are g...

Monkey rider grounded

A MONKEY bike rider hooning around Tonkin Avenue, Safety Beach last week had his bike impounded with a release fee of $1250. Rosebud police say support from the community with information led them to...

Attacker sought

A MAN who allegedly head-butted a security guard at Safety Beach last month is being sought by police. The man reportedly approached the guard and verbally abused him before pushing and head-butting ...

La Nina’s stormy outlook

HIGH velocity storms, frequent heavy rain and gushing stormwater in street drains, waterways and outfalls on the Mornington Peninsula are anticipated this spring and summer as a result of the La Nina...

New wheels drive help for tradies

A NEW work ute given to a Mornington Peninsula men’s charity will help it spread a positive mental health message. HALT (Hope Assistance Local Tradies) project worker Mick Simmons took the keys to th...