Def Leppard shake off the haters

The haters gonna hate, hate, hate, hate, hate but Def Leppard are due more credit in rock and roll’s history books than critics generally give them. Taylor Swift certainly thinks so. The biggest pop ...

Councils align for port at Hastings

THE environmental health of Port Phillip and job creation are major arguments being used by Mornington Peninsula and Frankston councils to justify a second container port being built at Hastings. In ...

More train pain for drivers on way

DRIVERS’ pain could be train commuters’ gain when eight new X’Trapolis trains take to Melbourne’s rail tracks later this year. Metro Trains plans to lower boom gates at several level crossings for lo...

Singers are winners at Voice comp

NINE grand finalists for The Voice of Frankston gave it their best vocal shot at the Frankston Arts Centre on Sunday 13 September. About 130 friends, family and fans were entertained by “passionate a...

Tragic tale book launched

THE Rosie and Luke Batty story was launched yesterday in Melbourne and Australians will again be forced to confront the reality of family violence. Rosie Batty: A Mother’s Story tells the harrowing s...

Motorcycle park finally gets back on track

THE Frankston Motorcycle Park looks set to be open for summer with mid-October the likely date motocross riders will be able to return to the tracks at the park in Seaford. The motorcycle park has be...

Driver dials wrong number

A MOTORIST pulled over for talking on his mobile phone “really fired up” before being involved in a scuffle with Highway Patrol police in Frankston, Wednesday morning. Senior Constable Darren Morgan,...

Voice joins climate change debate

A FORMER John Paul College and Frankston Chisholm VCE student has been offered a place at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change – COP21 – in Paris later this year. Madelin Orr, 19...

Partygoer punched, kicked

A CARRUM youth has been arrested and charged with armed robbery after a 16-year-old party-goer in Langwarrin was threatened with a baseball bat and knife, 1am, Sunday 6 September. The victim, of Carr...

MPs backed Abbott, welcome Turnbull

TONY Abbott was ousted as prime minister last week by his Liberal Party colleagues but local federal MPs Bruce Billson and Greg Hunt remained loyal to Mr Abbott until the end. Both confirmed they vot...