‘Diabetes camp’ for active types

CHLOE Hart went surfing with her group Monday morning, while Jacob Plummer spent time at Sorrento, swimming with dolphins. The Frankston pair was among 50 teenagers, aged 15-17, attending the diabete...

Storage units hit – again

THIEVES ransacked 22 private storage units at a Rutherford Rd, Seaford, premises in two visits – just a week after another storage facility on the same road was robbed. In the earlier raids, on 12-14...

Jobs to go as Masters signals the end

ABOUT 200 jobs will be lost in Mornington and Carrum Downs with closure of the Masters “home improvement” stores. The demise of the Woolworths-owned Masters chain comes as no surprise, considering it...

New charges over Sudanese riot

A SECOND Frankston man has been charged with intentionally causing serious injury following the Sudanese basketball Summer Slam tournament at Frankston Basketball Stadium, 18-20 December. The event w...

Stabbing in Seaford

A SEAFORD man was stabbed 19 times in a frenzied attack, 4.30am, Wednesday 20 January. The man, 36, was at a Claude St property with the occupant and the occupant’s female partner when the alleged at...

Bay patrols step up to protect animals

A CLOSE watch is being kept on power boats and jet skis to protect seals and other animals in Port Phillip. An increase in patrols by the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning along the...

New dawn at nature reserve

THE opening of a new nature reserve at Frankston Reservoir has been hailed “a win for the local community” by the state government. The 90-hectare Frankston Nature Conservation Reserve was officially...

Crime crackdown to hit city streets

A BLITZ on anti-social behaviour in Frankston’s city centre led by Frankston Council will attempt to clean up the streets with offenders facing fines of up to $2000 if they do the wrong thing. A team...

Start of the end for The Ambassador

DEMOLITION of the derelict Ambassador Hotel function centre has finally begun. Contractors have moved in to knock down the building that sold for $2.24 million at a mortgagee auction in September las...

Race on to become Liberal candidate

TWO high-profile politicians may face off for Liberal Party preselection as candidate for the Dunkley electorate in this year’s federal election. Donna Bauer, the former Liberal state MP for Carrum, ...