Noises alert neighbour

A FRANKSTON North resident hearing noises outside about midnight saw three or four youths standing at the backdoor of a neighbour’s house in Lacenet Av, Sunday 19 June. The man called police who foun...

Dunkley is still up for grabs

WHOEVER loses, Dunkley wins. That’s the state of play for the electorate as the federal election campaign heads into its final week before polling day on 2 July. The party that wins government on 2 J...

It’s no fluke, the whales are back

WHALE sightings are being reported in Western Port and Port Phillip bays in what researchers say has become an annual event coinciding with the Queen’s Birthday long weekend. The Dolphin Research Ins...

Left empty handed

Frankston Embona detectives are appealing for information after an attempted armed robbery in Frankston last week. Police have been told a man entered a service station on Nepean Highway armed with a...

Presenter seeks new role in politics

THE sister-in-law of former Victorian Liberal Premier Ted Baillieu is standing for Dunkley in Saturday’s federal election. Sally Baillieu admits to not previously having political aspirations but dec...

Talking bay fishing

SOUTHERN Port Phillip Bay anglers are invited to hear the “Big Fisherman” Rex Hunt and fisheries experts discuss the removal of commercial net fishing and the health of key bay species. They will be ...

‘Train pain’ for long-term gain

FRANKSTON line commuters are being asked to be patient during a 37-day closure of part of the rail line to remove level crossings at Bentleigh, Ormond and McKinnon. Passengers will have to hop on to ...

Appeal for some warmth in winter

AUSTRALIA Red Cross is asking Frankston residents to dig deep and help those in need this winter. Red Cross state executive director Penny Harrison says Frankston people are “warm-hearted”. “We’re as...

‘Electrifying’ end for campaigns

THE rail line to Baxter from Frankston has become a battleground between the Liberal and Labor candidates for Dunkley in the lead up to this weekend’s federal election. Liberal candidate Chris Crewth...

Gallery space a family affair

A MORNINGTON family has created a modern, industrial-style art gallery and studio space aimed at supporting creative talent. Black Spot Gallery & Studios in Milgate Drive, has been opened by Alla...