Five station designs on track

FRANKSTON is one step closer to its new look station, with five architects chosen to present their vision for its transformation.  Victorian Public Transport Minister Jacinta Allan and Frankston Labo...

Rubbish cleared from kerbsides

MORE than 100 tonnes of unwanted goods and rubbish, including 4162 mattresses and 660 fridges, was collected during Frankston Council’s kerbside collections this year. Residents left more than 100 to...

Bays health report a ‘wake-up call’

THE release of a State of the Bays report is regarded as a “critical first step in securing the good health of our marine environments”, according to the Victorian National Parks Association. “Port P...

Santa sleighs ’em with sensitivity

SPECIAL ‘Sensitive Santa’ sessions are being held at the Carrum Downs Lyrebird Community Centre to cater for autistic and other special needs children. Sensitive Santa, also known as John Zammit, sai...

Speed check app for Link drivers

CONTROVERSY over a slew of speeding fines on Peninsula Link may have been avoided if motorists had been able to use Julian Varricchio’s latest innovation. The 24-year-old from Dromana has developed a...

Home invasion risks on rise

HOUSES in some southeast suburbs are more than twice as likely to be burgled as the average Victorian home, the RACV’s analysis of the 2015-16 crime statistics reveals. The average burglary rate rose...

Assault on Main St

KINGSTON detectives are searching for a man over an early morning assault in Main St, Mordialloc, Saturday 27 August. Detective Senior Constable Paul Glew, of Kingston CIU, said a fight between two g...

Warning ahead of summer beach swims

PEOPLE aged 65 and over are being warned to be extra vigilant around water this summer, with figures showing a 40 per cent increase in drowning deaths of older people. Last week, during Water Safety ...

Council complaint over tree vandal

A SUSPECTED tree vandal who caused $22,000 damage to parkland trees in Heatherton was arrested just days after Kingston Council voted to complain to police about delays in apprehending him. The 21-ye...

No duet

A WOMAN who thought she was at home alone was enjoying a singsong in the bath when an unknown man in the hallway called out “Nice voice”, 11pm, Friday 9 December. The frightened woman called 000 and ...