Primary pupils sign up for road safety

A MT ELIZA mother has taken a stand after being  “horrified” at the number of drivers disobeying road rules, ignoring 40kph school speed zones and disregarding flags at school crossings. When her dau...

High cost of impound

A BURNOUT has cost a Patterson Lakes man his Holden ute for a month after he was busted in Langwarrin last week. Somerville Highway Patrol members saw the thick blanket of tyre smoke on Centre Rd, 5p...

Teens make a run for it

TWO 17-year-olds walking along Ballarto Rd, Carrum Downs, 9pm, Monday 11 July, ran for it when they were menaced by a man who demanded their mobile phones. The teenagers were passing the McCormicks R...

Rifle found in drugs bust

DETECTIVES searched a Frankston house, Thursday 14 July, and found a fully functioning clandestine drug laboratory – as well as a .22 rifle. Detective Sergeant Paul Busuttil, of the Frankston Crime I...

Art starts to make its mark

THE drab weather in recent weeks has not stopped artists Bridgette Dawson and Melissa Turner brightening up Thompsons Lane in Frankston as part of a council-led push to bring art to the masses. The M...

Cat busters condemned

IMAGES on a Facebook page dedicated to the killing of feral cats have been called “disturbing” by federal Liberal MP for Flinders Greg Hunt. Mr Hunt, appointed as Industry, Innovation and Science Min...

Green wedge go ahead for ‘church’

A RELIGIOUS group established in India could build its Australian base in Carrum Downs after councillors backed a plan to build a place of worship on green wedge land. The Radha Soami Satsang Beas (R...

Restaurant door smashed

TWO men who smashed their way into a Frankston restaurant are being sought by police. The men drove into the car park outside the Nepean Hwy business, 7.30am, Thursday 14 July, in a silver Holden Ast...

Kerb checks

BUSINESSES across Frankston are being warned by council to ensure kerbside trading is compliant with local laws. Council CEO Dennis Hovenden flagged a sweep to ensure any businesses using the pavemen...