Charges expected after alleged kidnapping

A MAN was expected to be remanded in custody overnight after a bizarre kidnapping in Frankston on Saturday. In what police describe as an “isolated incident” and “burglary gone wrong” the Frankston m...

Long ride to deliver message of comfort

A CFA career firefighter is riding across Victoria to raise awareness of mental health as a result of his experience with depression. Wangaratta-based operations officer Terry Heafield stopped off at...

High school student wins prestigious award

FRANKSTON High School Student and School Captain Reece Pellow has won the 2016 Annual Roy Ward Prize, one of two awards presented by the Order of Australia Association, Mornington Peninsula Regional ...

Celebs in town for poker night

MORNINGTON’S is set to light up with a big list of stars set to attend Mornington Racing Club on Saturday 3 September in aid for the National Breast Cancer Foundation. Brendan Fevola, Archie Thompson...

Grub’s up for all at waterfront

FRANKSTON’S waterfront playground is now home to a newly designed all-abilities access barbecue which was officially launched last week with a sizzle and bangers. Mayor Cr James Dooley said the desig...

Meet The (Bootleg) Beatles

THERE can never be a reunion of The Beatles but the closest modern fans of the most influential band of the 1960s and beyond can see the next best thing in Frankston early next month. The Bootleg Bea...

When healthy additives aren’t enough

PARENTS who think “healthy” foods are better for their children’s health and behaviour should learn more about food labels, warns additive campaigner and researcher Sue Dengate. Ms Dengate is speakin...

New role for cottage

SAGES Cottage Farm, Baxter, has been bought by not-for-profit service Wallara Australia to expand its training services for adults with different abilities. The not-for-profit organisation had been l...

Boy bailed again on violence charges

A 12-YEAR-OLD Seaford boy charged with armed robbery and assault, after allegedly setting a girl’s hair on fire while bashing and stealing her phone, has been bailed again by the same magistrate who ...

Arts centre marketer moves on

IT’S the people that Frankston Arts Centre marketing head Gillian Thompson will miss the most when she finishes up at the centre on Friday (26 August) but the shows must go on. The business developme...