Boater found clinging to hull

A MAN found clinging to the upturned hull of his boat off Mornington, Sunday 17 November, was lucky to be seen by passing boaters. It was only when Peter Dean and Noel Pixton came closer that they sa...

Car theft arrest

A CARRUM man has become the third person arrested for the alleged theft of cars from a Doncaster dealership, 24 October. The 43-year-old man was arrested after the execution of a search warrant in Ca...

Missing from beach

POLICE are investigating the separation of a 2-year-old girl from her mother at Chelsea Beach last month. Police say the girl was at the beach car park with her mum, and “slipped away” some time betw...

Safety a focus for schoolies

MORNINGTON Peninsula Shire Council, Red Frogs Youth Support Program and police are planning to ramp up their services during Schoolies Week, 23-30 November. This includes setting aside a section of t...

Lunch spreads Christmas cheer

THE annual Chelsea Community Christmas Lunch will return for its fourth year this year. The lunch offers people a meal on Christmas Day, and brings together those who may otherwise have spent the day...

Mayor takes reins for second year

KINGSTON mayor Georgina Oxley has been re-elected for a second consecutive term. Cr Oxley and Cr Ron Brownlees were the two nominees for the mayor’s position at a special meeting on 13 November. Cr O...

Hopping mad

THE rain didn’t deter one animal from getting out and about at the Edithvale Wetlands. A kangaroo was spotted hopping its way across a body of water earlier this month. The kangaroo had to contend wi...