Killers return to seals’ island home

A POD of killer whales has caused excitement among wildlife watchers off Flinders and Phillip Island, although its arrival is probably not so welcome by the inhabitants of Seal Rocks. Known as the oc...

Search for toddler Beau Lachmund

POLICE are appealing for public assistance to help locate 12-month-old Beau Lachmund. It is believed Beau is currently in the care of his parents, Dean Lachmund and Brooke Billing, whose whereabouts ...

Boy, 12, behind the wheel

STARTLED bystanders dialled Triple 000 when they saw a 12-year-old boy driving a Ford Ranger utility along Cranbourne Rd, Frankston, 3.30pm, Saturday 2 July. The Seaford boy – who “could hardly see o...

Gun, sledgehammer used in robbery

THREE men in a black Kia Soul wagon used a handgun and a sledgehammer to rob the 7-eleven store in Cranbourne Rd, Frankston, 5.20am, Sunday 3 July. Two men entered the store with the weapons, Detecti...

Manyung moves to the village

AFTER 48 years, Manyung Gallery has moved from its original home in a faux Tuscan castle on Nepean Highway to a shop in nearby Mt Eliza Village. In addition to this “boutique” gallery, directors Davi...

Sculpting art displays by the bay

SCULPTURES are set to be installed throughout Frankston as part of a council partnership with Sculpture by the Sea, a not-for-profit organisation based in Sydney. Frankston Council will lease 10 scul...

Conduct report ‘leak’ probe

AN alleged leak of the findings of a councillor conduct panel hearing will be investigated by the Local Government Investigations and Compliance Inspectorate at the request of Frankston mayor Cr Jame...

Swap shop

VISITORS to a new pop-up shop at Karingal Hub are being encouraged to leave books on the shelf at The Book Hub, a book swap store. The Book Hub opened in late April and has seen book lovers swap fict...

Frankston Crash

Police have interviewed a 29-year-old woman following a crash in Frankston yesterday afternoon (Sunday 10 July). Investigators have been told the woman was driving her car in Ashleigh Avenue around 1...