Grinding, polishing a gem of a craft

“IT is easy to get addicted to gem stones,” admits lapidary enthusiast Kristine Waterston, of Skye. As one of the 130 members of the Frankston and Peninsula Lapidary Club, she’s right at home polishi...

Hidden police eyes on street crime

FRANKSTON police will launch a strategy next month that they say will enhance patrols and make policing more efficient. The Frankston Divisional Operations Support Office – DOSO – will allow police o...

Car park plan develops

DEVELOPERS who want to build apartments and retail buildings in Frankston in future may have to pay money to council for car parking spaces elsewhere if they are unable to provide enough parking on s...

Let there be rock

A BAND with a difference united in their passion for rock hit the stage at The Groove Train in Frankston last Sunday (7 August). The Wallarians, a seven-piece band including five adults with disabili...

HEART OF FICTION

By Andrea Louise Thomas Melbourne-based author Toni Jordan has penned four critically acclaimed novels. Originally from Brisbane, she studied physiology at the University of Queensland. She worked in...

Yabbies break the drought

NEPEAN LEAGUE THREE years and three days or a total of 1099 days – that’s how long it had been since the Tyabb Football Club had been on its losing streak. The Yabbies last win had come in the final ...

Bulls respond to turmoil

PENINSULA LEAGUE KARINGAL put a week of turmoil behind it on Saturday, ending Edithvale-Aspendale’s 2016 season. It was a massive game for both footy clubs at Ballam Park, the Bulls hoping to respond...