Peninsula vote a focus for MPs

The coming year is likely to see the state and federal governments pay more attention to the Mornington Peninsula. The Labor state government has won one of the peninsula’s “safe” Liberal seats and t...

Near fatal incident

A MAN has come close to death after a stabbing on Nepean Highway, Frankston, Tuesday, 11 December. A man was stabbed in the neck and hand at around 9.20pm. He ran from a McDonalds on Nepean Highway t...

Successful search

A SEARCH warrant has allowed Frankston police to recover the majority of items allegedly taken from a home on Settlers Way, Frankston. Police said the home was robbed on the weekend from 29 November ...

School apology for course ‘error’

A SYLLABUS mix-up at Peninsula Grammar School, Mt Eliza had the community buzzing on Friday. Principal Stuart Johnston said he “unreservedly apologised to students and their families” over the error,...

On your bike

THREE men have been charged after a series of alleged bike thefts in the Carrum area. Kingston Crime Investigation Unit charged the men after incidents on 11 October and 19 November. Three men were a...

Sports facilities set for major overhaul

DESIGNS for a new pavilion at the Dales Park netball centre are set to be prepared as part of a $4.5 million revitalisation. Kingston councillors resolved on 26 November to bring forward $200,000 fro...

Best business crowned at Mordialloc awards

RECYCLING Company Replas has been recognised with a business of the year award at the Melbourne Business Awards Gala in Mordialloc. Kelvin Agg territory manager accepted the award on behalf of the co...

New fence creates problems

Mornington Shire mayor Cr David Gill was posing for photographs next to a wire and concrete fence designed to stop cliff jumping at The Pillars, Mt Martha when, as if on cue, an ambulance appeared on...

Restaurant robbery gone wrong

A MAN has died after a botched robbery outside a restaurant in Baxter. Two men approached a worker leaving the Indian Mahal restaurant on the evening of Saturday, 2 December. An altercation occurred ...