Long way over

A MAN has blown over five times the legal limit driving in Moorooduc, 8 November. Police had set up a booze bus at the Peninsula Link off ramp at Bungower Road. They saw a van approaching the site at...

Call to limit road speeds

A INCREASING road toll has reinforced Mornington Peninsula Shire Council’s call for blanket speed limits rather than just on specific roads. Former mayor Cr David Gill said an 80kph limit should be t...

Police car rammed

POLICE are searching for four people after a police car was rammed, 5.40am 6 November. Carrum Downs police members in the night shift divisional van were driving on Karingal Drive when they spotted a...

Dolphins have a jelly good time

DOLPHINS spend a lot of time rounding up food and socialising but researchers were intrigued when they were spotted swimming among a large group of jellyfish. Common dolphins living near Mornington w...

Call for 5G information

KINGSTON Council has called out telecommunication companies to consult more with the community when it comes to the rollout of 5G technology. A news release sent out by council last week read “Kingst...

Clubs get grant dollars

TWO local sporting clubs have been awarded grants through VicHealth’s This Girl Can campaign. The campaign aims to get more women involved in sports. Bonbeach YCW junior sports club was awarded just ...

Luncheon guests 1600 years young

SIXTEEN local centenarians shared over 1600 years worth of stories at a special luncheon last week. The 100 Years of Memories luncheon was held on 8 November, bringing together the Kingston municipal...

Road operation over cup week

FRANKSTON and Carrum Downs police helped to implement a five day road safety operation last week. The operation ran from 1 November to 5 November. Statewide, 10,900 traffic offences and 925 criminal ...

Bike riders put on notice

POLICE have begun a renewed push to stop monkey bike riders in Frankston North and Carrum Downs. Monkey bike riding and hooning in areas such as the Pines Flora and Fauna Reserve have caused police t...

Cars allegedly stolen

A MAN has been arrested in Patterson Lakes, accused of stealing nine cars in a Doncaster burglary. The 41-year-old Dromana man allegedly committed the burglaries on 24 October. He was arrested at a R...