Thief robs adult store three times

THE same man is believed to have held up the Erotic Nights adult shop in Frankston three times in the one week. The drug-addled thief stole about $3200 worth of synthetic cannabis in the raids at the...

Teen arrest after confrontation

A FRANKSTON youth, 15, has been arrested after an alleged unprovoked attack on a man near Frankston pier, 5.45pm, Tuesday 20 September. Witnesses said the youth walked up to the man, aged 45, and ask...

Snakes spring into action

THE weather’s warming up and snakes are waking up. Just as warmer, sunny days send a signal that it’s fine for outdoor recreation the same applies for snakes, who see it as time to “get some sun, loo...

Light and sound show at flick of an app

ACTION, camera, lights and sound. The sequence might sound out of order, but it all adds up to security when applied to a new light developed by a Braeside company. Sengled The light has an inbuilt d...

Candidates line up for council poll

FIFTY-five candidates are standing in next month’s election for the nine seats on Kingston Council. There are 14 candidates for the three seats in Central ward, 18 in North and 13 in South. Seven of ...

Robbers hit supermarkets

THE same two men are believed responsible for terrorising staff in three night-time supermarket robberies at Cheltenham, Dingley Village and Ferntree Gully, Monday 26 September. In the first robbery,...

Storm tunes up to sink Sharks

HYPE surrounding the AFL and Rugby League grand finals next weekend makes a Chelsea man proud of his personal contribution to this city’s enviable sporting scene. He wasn’t a star player, or even an ...

Exhibition from the mind

ARTISTS who have experienced mental illness will feature in an exhibition aimed at breaking down the stigma of mental health and improving access to treatment. The 2016 Mental Health Week Peninsula A...

On stage for the young at art

PERFORMING arts are used as a platform for young people’s health, sense of inclusion and feelings of wellbeing by members of Artzmartz, based at Mornington. The group is part of Smart Communities whi...

New start for business start-ups

‘WORK. MEET. BEACH. REPEAT.’ is the slogan that greets visitors to the offices of a new startup in Frankston aiming to help new start-ups launched just in time for the hotter summer months. Frankston...