‘Coward punches’ no laughing matter

A NIGHT out at the movies in Frankston turned ugly for a young man and his girlfriend last week. Blake Everett, a 19-year-old stand-up comedian from Coburg, and his girlfriend, Alanah Parkin, were wa...

Knife used in robbery

A MAN brandishing a large kitchen knife stole 10 packets of cigarettes and an amount of cash from the 7-Eleven store in Amayla Cr, Carrum Downs, 1am, Tuesday. He is described as Caucasian and wearing...

Robbery attempt at 7-Eleven

A MAN claiming to have a fire arm demanded money from an attendant at the Beach St, Frankston, 7-Eleven store, 1am, Wednesday 8 June. He ran off when it was refused. The man, pictured, is described a...

Party ends on sour note

UP to 30 Islander and Sudanese youths turned a Frankston 16-year-old’s party into a war zone, Friday 3 June. Police said the youths – many sporting bandanas and possibly gang colours – smashed window...

Council delays decision on sky rail stance

FRANKSTON Council has officially decided not to take a stand against sky rail on the Frankston line after councillors voted to defer a stance on the contentious possibility of elevated rail as part o...

Street spending under scrutiny

AN AUDIT of upgrade works to Wells St will be conducted after the cost of a ‘new look’ for the central Frankston street rose from $3.5 million to $4.9 million. Councillors last month decided to instr...

Airport shuttle run back

THE state government may be facing anti-sky rail protests but it is happy to welcome a SkyBus to Frankston. SkyBus has taken over the Frankston and Mornington Peninsula to Tullamarine Airport shuttle...

Rancour over City Life ‘end’

A BITTER war of words has erupted over the closure of City Life’s cafe in Clyde St Mall that feeds Frankston’s homeless and disadvantaged. Pastor Mark Whitby, founder of the charity who has overseen ...