The Demons’ painful start continues

DISTRICT Rye’s pain continued in round three of MPCA District cricket after losing 14 wickets in 45 overs against Mt Martha on Saturday. After a disastrous 2015-16 season which saw the Demons relegat...

Golf course managers win national award

CENTENARY Park Public Golf Course manager D&S Golf was recently awarded the inaugural On Course Golf National Franchise of the Year. It was presented to D&S Golf at the On Course National Con...

Greenwood gets maiden ton in knock

SUB-DISTRICT YOUNG Frankston YCW top order batsman Jack Greenwood scored his maiden First XI century against Dromana in Sub District cricket on Saturday. Greenwood has always looked like being a run ...

O’Malley, Warwick score big tons

PROVINCIAL PENINSULA Old Boys’ and Baxter stars Dylan O’Malley and Daniel Warwick continued their dominant starts to the season with a massive 154 and 141 respectively in Round 3 of Provincial cricke...

Morning armed robberies linked

POLICE are investigating links between armed robberies on service stations in Mornington and Chelsea Heights and a McDonald’s restaurant in Carrum Downs this week. In the three raids, two men of Afri...

Children and hot cars danger

WHO would leave a child alone in a car on a hot day? No-one would be silly enough do that, would they? Sadly, quite a few people do – and this time of year the warmer weather makes incidents even mor...

Keep hands off the reptiles

WILDLIFE officers have been told to watch out for people taking reptiles from the wild. Operation ‘Granite’ has been launched by the Department of Land, Water and Planning following an increase in sn...

Cancer care a specialist role

FRANKSTON nurse Jenny Macindoe has one of the most difficult jobs in healthcare – that of working exclusively with people with an incurable illness. Ms Macindoe, a specialist metastatic McGrath Found...

Ban on bikes after fatality

TOUGH new legislation introduced into state parliament last week to get so-called “monkey bikes” off the streets gives police the power to seize and impound the miniature bikes and fine owners up to ...

Give Jess a chance

IN her short but inspirational life, 23-year-old Jess Van Zeil has not asked very much of others. The high-achieving Frankston South resident, who grew up in Mt Eliza and worked in Mornington, is now...