Cyclist killed in alleged hit and run

A WOMAN has died after an alleged hit and run incident in Chelsea on 28 March. 50-year-old Chelsea triathlete Michelle Ruitenbeek was riding her bike along the Nepean Highway at around 5.40am when sh...

Rain a blow to beach water quality

Five of the Mornington Peninsula’s Port Phillip beaches are ranked in the top 10 for water quality by Environment Protection Authority Victoria. Top of the 36-beach list for having the best water qua...

Candidates all aboard to oppose gas plan

The Save Westernport group has succeeded in getting most candidates for Flinders in the coming federal election to align themselves against plans for a floating gas terminal at Crib Point. Independen...

Recycling saved from landfill

AFTER being forced to send around 1300 tonnes of recyclable materials to landfill in the last month, Kingston Council has secured a deal to have all of their recycling properly processed. Kingston we...

Rail extension business case ‘on track’

FRANKSTON MP Paul Edbrooke has branded the Baxter line business case as “on track” for completion to alleviate concerns over its progress. Mr Edbrooke told The Times that the case “isn’t late. Any di...

Eight buildings at cladding risk

THE Victorian Building Association have confirmed that eight privately owned buildings in the Frankston municipality have been “identified with cladding” as part of the statewide audit into dangerous...

Police praised for busting brothels

KINGSTON mayor Georgina Oxley has praised a police crackdown on the operation of illegal brothels in the area. In the last month two illegal brothels in Moorabin had proscription orders placed on the...