Water car chase

EDITHVALE residents and a council worker chased two car thieves along Melrose Av and into the Edithvale wetlands after a car accident in Edithvale Rd, 7.40am, Sunday 11 December. The thieves got away...

VCEs are complete

A RECORD number of Victorian students completed their Victorian Certificate of Education this year. Results were officially released on Monday (12 December) after a technical glitch sent results to s...

Top award for top student

BONBEACH student Frazer Kemp, 18, was among 73 people awarded the Gold Duke of Edinburgh’s Award at a gala event at the Grand Hyatt Melbourne this month. Victorian Governor Linda Dessau presented the...

Raids net drugs haul

POLICE on Sunday charged 10 people following a series of coordinated raids in the south-eastern suburbs as part of an operation targeting organised crime. Warrants were executed 6.40am at 13 houses i...

Helping make season brighter

CHRISTMAS is looming and the tireless volunteers at Peninsula Mums for Families in Need are bracing themselves for high demand. The charity service, established by mother-of-three Jodie Harris, makes...

Beware when bluebottles sail to shore

VISITORS to Frankston and the peninsula’s bay and ocean beaches may have noticed the prevalence of bluebottle jellyfish. The common bluebottle, Physalia utriculus, is smaller and less venomous than i...

Fire destroys house

A BRICK veneer house in Frankston North was destroyed by fire late Wednesday night. Police have deemed the fire, in Mallee St, 10pm, Wednesday 7 December, as “suspicious”. Arson chemists were expecte...

Arrests after gun spotted

CREWS at Frankston police station’s divisional operation support office (DOSO) went on high alert when they spotted two teenagers handling what they identified as a black pistol in the rooftop carpar...

Rain didn’t ease summer fire risk

FIRE danger periods for the Mornington Peninsula, Frankston and Kingston CFA districts will begin 1am, Monday 19 December. During this time fires cannot be lit in the open air without a written permi...