Still raising money

BONEO Fire Brigade crews unable to raise money at Boneo market or sell Captain Koalas and children’s uniforms because of COVID-19 restrictions are thinking outside the square. They ask those wanting ...

Battery causes fire

ELECTRICAL problems are being blamed for a fire on a boat parked outside a house at Langwarrin last month, above. CFA units from Langwarrin and Baxter fought the fire inside the cabin of the boat on ...

Mt Eliza break in

DETECTIVES are searching for a man, pictured, who entered a house on Daveys Road, Mount Eliza, and stole cash from a handbag, 1.17am Tuesday 23 June. Half an hour later he is believed to have entered...

Grants tap into water source

THE state government has given $1 million towards supplying recycled water to Mount Martha. The money will be used to connect The Briars property and surrounding areas to the Mount Martha treatment p...

Universities get down to business at Pt Nepean

THE federal government has earmarked $25 million to build a “world-class marine and oceanographic research and education centre” in the quarantine station at Point Nepean National Park. Flinders MP G...

Yawa: first a name, now a manager

THE manager of the still to be completed Yawa Aquatic Centre at Rosebud is Dan Andrews. Mornington Peninsula Shire says Mr Andrews has “an extensive background in health and fitness” that will enable...

Limits to safe riding during lockdown

CYCLING within five kilometres of home for an hour a day is allowed under tougher COVID-19 restrictions, but the reality is that there are few safe biking options for residents of Mount Eliza, Mornin...

Cyclist killed at Shoreham

A CYCLIST died when her bike collided with a car at Shoreham yesterday (Monday 3 August). Police were called to the scene on Frankston-Flinders Road about 10.10am. The woman was reportedly riding sou...

Lifesavers win awards

PORTSEA Surf Life Saving Club won the Beaurepaire Shield and was named 2020 Marsh Club of the Year at Life Saving Victoria’s Awards of Excellence evening last week. Now in their 17th year, the awards...

Yawa ‘milestone’ for aquatic centre

AFTER months of indecision and appeals for public suggestions, Mornington Peninsula Shire Council was last week “thrilled” to announce it had decided on Yawa as the name of the $50 million aquatic ce...