Feast for the eyes

ART lovers or anyone looking for a unique Christmas gift can enjoy two consecutive weekends of creative expression when 18 artists showcase their work for the Peninsula Studio Trail. About 20 artists...

Car, goods retrieved

THE chance sighting of a stolen car in Seaford earlier this month led to the retrieval of alcohol, electronics equipment, skateboard, tools and motor bikes allegedly stolen from houses and cars the P...

Card spree charges

THIEVES used a stolen credit card 12 times to buy jewellery and clothing items from stores at Frankston Centro shopping centre on Monday 10 October. Police will allege that, earlier that day, the thi...

Holes bored along rail line

WORK is being done along the Frankston line to prepare for the removal of eight level crossings between Cheltenham and Frankston. Geotechnical investigations will be conducted until the end of the ye...

Behind scenes advice a Topsy service

NEW councillors elected this weekend who have never served on council may get a helping hand from mentorship services provided by a former Kingston councillor and mayor. Topsy Petchey, a four-time Ki...

Officer’s 40 years on beat celebrated

VICTORIA’S longest serving police officers were honoured at a special morning tea at Parliament House last week. Police Minister Lisa Neville and Chief Commissioner Graham Ashton hosted the event in ...

Park life on the up at playgrounds

A $300,000 revamp of Keast Park in Seaford has been completed in time for families and visitors to enjoy during the spring and summer months. Natural space with sand pits and giant boulders have been...

Pixie’s perfect hundred

“PIXIE” Wastell may have just celebrated her 100th birthday, but the great grandmother still leads an active life and can be found swinging the bowl at Frankston Bowling Club every Wednesday night. T...

Girls walk for good cause

A GROUP of friends from Frankston and the Mornington Peninsula are discovering the beauty and serenity of some of the Mornington Peninsula’s best-kept secrets while they train for the upcoming Wild W...

Boat fire ‘suspicious’

A $35,000 fibreglass cabin cruiser appears to have been deliberately torched in Seaford early on Friday 14 October. Police are investigating the blaze which broke out at 2am in the garden of the Seaf...