School’s out for MP’s bike

A RIBBON-cutting ceremony for new playground equipment at Monterey Secondary College last week turned sour for motorbike-riding Frankston MP Paul Edbrooke when his bike was stolen from the staff car ...

Stay clear of seals

BEACHGOERS are reminded to keep their distance from seals resting on beaches in Western Port and Port Phillip bays beaches. Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning manager program manager...

Champion effort from Celia wins title

A SPORTING dream has come true for 16-year-old Frankston gymnast Celia Kelsall, who recently took out the under-18s Level 10 Victorian state title in the Women’s Gymnastics Southern Cross Classic. Ce...

New rules for the bays

CHANGES to boating and swimming zones in Port Phillip and Western Port bays are part of an ongoing review to improve public safety on the water. Parks Victoria is inviting public comment on the propo...

Hospital’s 75 years of health services

WITH a cake, candles and a happy birthday buzz, Frankston Hospital last week celebrated 75 years as an integral part of the Mornington Peninsula community. Since opening on 30 November 1941 the hospi...

Ending violence against women

FRANKSTON shoppers have joined a ‘16 Days of Activism’ campaign to end violence against women by weaving colourful stars for the 2018 Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast at a Bayside Shopping Centre...

Witness appeal after hit-run

WITNESSES are being asked to come forward after a man was left seriously injured in a hit-run collision in Pearcedale last month. The incident occurred when a green Subaru station wagon travelling so...

Charges after car fire at factory

A MAN has been charged with arson, stalking, intentionally causing injury and assault with a weapon after a car was set alight outside a Carrum Downs factory, 8.40pm, Friday 25 November. Detective Se...

Treat retreat for pampered pets

THE Mornington Peninsula has long been marketed to those seeking a pampering, resort-style holiday experience, and now it seems many want the same for their pets. It’s no secret that the pet industry...