Plan to grow garden ‘food forest’

BACKYARD blitzes are all the rage but a garden makeover with a difference is underway in Seaford. Volunteers are hard at work creating a “chemical free food forest” at Newton St. The Seaford Communit...

More arrests over carjacking

MORE arrests follow the alleged carjacking of a 2008 Ford XR6 sedan in Bartlett St, Frankston South, 2.40am, Friday 6 November. A Keysborough youth, 17, and Springvale South man, 21, were charged las...

Hands on approach a winner for Aleks

A FRANKSTON student is one of the first recipients of a new VCAL scholarship launched earlier this year. McClelland Secondary College student Aleks Radenovic, 16, has been awarded a Lynne Kosky Memor...

Lucky number ‘157’ for developer

A PLAN to build an apartment complex housing 157 apartments in Seaford was given the go-ahead by Frankston councillors at this month’s public council meeting. Councillors narrowly voted four-three to...

Ironman race is run

CAIRNS has snared the Ironman Asia Pacific Championship after the Queensland government agreed to host the triathlon event for the next three years. The move came after next March’s race in Victoria ...

Medicentre shut but service saved

AFTER hours GP care will still be available at Frankston Hospital after the Labor state government stepped in to provide funding to Peninsula Health to provide the service after the Medicentre at the...

Billson quits politics, puts family first

DUNKLEY will have a new elected representative after the next federal election. That result a certainty after Liberal MP Bruce Billson announced last week he is quitting politics. In a statement rele...

Hot days trigger early beach reports

THE Environment Protection Authority has started testing water quality at Port Phillip beaches a month earlier than planned after a warmer than usual spring. The authority checks if the water is suit...

Marks there for fine footy future

WHILE footy fans sit with their feet up waiting for the new season many players are already putting in the hard yards to get up to speed for preseason training having been awarded a scholarship to th...