Talk ends as reservoir land decision looms

ARGUMENTS for and against the rezoning of South East Water’s decommissioned reservoir land in Mt Eliza for housing were put to a state government planning panel meeting in Rosebud last week. The pane...

Customers scammed by skimmers

BANK customers are being warned to watch out for skimming devices being fitted to some Mornington Peninsula branch ATMs. A Bendigo Bank customer at Dromana got a shock to find her savings account “cl...

Man arrested after weapons warrant

A 42-year-old Langwarrin man will face court after Frankston detectives executed a warrant in Landhill Close yesterday. Police entered the residential property and arrested the man around 3.30pm. The...

Foreshore car park plan ‘off course’

THE shire council has released a draft management plan for Safety Beach foreshore that will guide its use over the next 15 years. But Safety Beach Foreshore Landscape Committee is concerned replantin...

Extra turn lane may cause jams

CONTRACTORS working for VicRoads returned to the task of constructing a second right-hand turn lane at Mornington’s busiest intersection last week after a delay of about five weeks due to “an issue w...

Child injured at shire health centre

MORNINGTON Peninsula Shire says it has removed potential hazards from its 17 Maternal and Child Health centres after an eight-month-old child was hospitalised with a head injury sustained at one of t...

Vandals go back to school

SOMERVILLE Secondary College in Graf Rd has again been attack by vandals. Constable Jack Henderson, of Hastings police, said a call was received at 9.15pm to report three youths “causing trouble” at ...

Gallipoli trip ‘honour’ for Anzac’s nephew

DROMANA Secondary College student Kobi Watson had “the most amazing time” at the Gallipoli centenary commemorations in Turkey last month. The Year 9 student was the only Mornington Peninsula student ...

Radio breaks blamed for near miss

A BREAKDOWN in radio communications has been blamed for a near head-on collision in January by two planes taking off from Tyabb airfield. Each plane had to veer away just after taking off from opposi...

ACE volunteers still there after decade

VOLUNTEERS at Peninsula Health’s Assistance and Care in Emergency program (ACE) are celebrating a decade of providing support to patients and families during what is always a difficult time – a trip ...