Magpies set to fly: If they can hold on to players, Crib Point is set for a great 2016. Picture: Andrew Hurst

The silly season begins

NEPEAN LEAGUE THE 2015 Nepean League season was another tightly contested one and the final five went down to the very last quarter of the final round. After years of domination from Sorrento, the ba...

How to catch the Stonecats

PENINSULA LEAGUE FRANKSTON YCW made it five Peninsula League premierships in six years last Sunday. The big question coming from the mouths of spectators and opposition clubs as they were walking out...
Record haul: Mornington angler Aaron Crocombe couldn’t hide his smile when he landed this possibly-record-breaking blue fin tuna Wednesday.

Aaron’s catch tops the scale

WHAT’S claimed to be a Victorian record blue fin tuna was caught just outside the Heads by a Mornington angler Wednesday. Abalone diver and keen fisherman Aaron Crocombe hooked his 163.65kg catch usi...
New direction: Federal Dunkley MP Bruce Billson said new signage will be installed on Peninsula Link in time for summer.

New freeway signs – at last

ALMOST three years after opening in January 2013, Peninsula Link freeway will get directional and tourism signs that were omitted from the original brief for the $850 million road. The signs come cou...
Taking it to the streets: Frankston resident Louise Williams signs the petition handed over by Frankston Basketball Association member Tash Lesiuk. Picture: Yanni

Petition gets jump on basketball bid

FUNDING for a planned expansion of the Frankston Indoor Basketball Stadium in Seaford is still no slam dunk and the Frankston Basketball Association is ramping up its campaign to lobby for federal go...
No figures: Frankston Labor MP Paul Edbrooke declined to provide funding amount for new health hub.

Cash but no concrete plan for health hubs

THE Labor state government has trumpeted $5 million in funding for three new health hubs in “Melbourne’s growth areas” including Frankston but has refused to reveal where the three hubs will be based...
Swopping magpie: A common sight during spring as the birds patrol territory to protect their young.

Magpie danger zones on site

SPRING has sprung and so have magpies who swoop cyclists, joggers and walkers at this time of year in the mistaken belief people pose a danger to their newly born nesting offspring. Most magpie attac...
Tributes after tragedy: The community rallied round to show support for the Lehane family in the wake of Andrea Lehane’s death by laying flowers, above, and attending a vigil, above left, at Carrum Downs Regional Shopping Centre. Pictures: Gary Sissons

Monkey bikes ban support

LETTERS will be sent to Frankston residents to reiterate monkey bikes are banned from public roads and parks in the wake of the Carrum Downs fatality in which mother-of-two Andrea Lehane was killed. ...