Storms create claims havoc

MORNINGTON, Mount Martha, Mount Eliza and Frankston are ranked fourth in insurer AAMI’s list of storm-damaged suburbs. This comes after analysis of almost 19,000 storm-related insurance claims across...

Eating out, a tasty way back to business

A “LIGHT touch, streamlined permit system” for extended outdoor trading is part of Mornington Peninsula Shire’s strategy to help businesses get back on their feet now that COVID-19 restrictions have ...

Golf course future to the fore

FUTURE “development opportunities” of land now occupied by Mount Martha Public Golf Course will be reviewed by Mornington Peninsula Shire Council. The shire has hired consultants @leisure Planners an...

Tables being set for dining outdoors

RESTAURANTS, cafes and pubs are being given the green light to extend their table service outside as Mornington Peninsula Shire – and the state government – relax rules around outdoor dining permits....

Boys plea to not write-off jumps

A GROUP of Peninsula Grammar students are determined to keep themselves active and involved in making jumps for their bikes – despite Mornington Peninsula Shire confirming their actions contravene lo...

State money a missing link for projects

MORNINGTON Peninsula Shire has officially welcomed federal government promises to increase infrastructure spending despite having no guarantee that any projects planned for the peninsula will get off...

Signing up against quarry

CONSERVATION groups are stepping up their campaign against a proposed quarry right next to Arthur’s Seat State Park. The #SaveArthursSeat petition passed 18,000 signatures last week. “We have seen an...

Opinion, but no vote

FRENCH Islanders have reacted angrily to suggestions that their island home be “absorbed” into the Mornington Peninsula. The French Island Community Association has urged voters in the upcoming Morni...

Council voting ends Friday

VOTING in the election to fill 11 vacant seats on Mornington Peninsula Shire Council winds to a close on Friday (23 October). The results will not be announced until next month. Friday 13 November co...

Deadline close for ‘most unusual’ poll

VOTERS have just over one week to elect 11 councillors to run Mornington Peninsula Shire for the next four years. Social media has become an intense platform for debate in what is recognised as the m...