‘Secret deal’ for toxic plant ­‑ MP

A WARNING has been issued that plans to create liquid hydrogen from brown coal in the Latrobe Valley could ultimately lead to a polluting industry being established in Western Port. Hastings MP Neale...

Old Boys buck the trend

PROVINCIAL PENINSULA Old Boys have once again bucked the MPCA Provincial trend in round eight and posted a strong score against Sorrento. On a day where the bowlers were on top in Provincial cricket ...

Donations a catch for scientists

ANGLERS after game fish in and around Port Phillip are helping research and contributing to fish numbers with a catch and release policy. Fisheries Victoria’s acting executive director Dallas D’Silva...

Book’s got the look

FORGET about stocking your pantry with exotic ingredients and trying to cook complicated recipes that you can’t even pronounce – Frankston foodie Jade O’Donahoo says “simple” is back in fashion...

Award for ‘making a difference’

PENINSULA Health chairperson Nancy Hogan has been awarded Melbourne Rotary Club’s 2016 Seniors Award for her contribution to the community, particularly aged care services. “Ms Hogan exemplified all ...

Staff recoup missing pay

A FORMER Seaford automotive repair business manager has been reimbursed $102,990 following intervention by the Fair Work Ombudsman. The manager was found to have not received the correct annual leave...

Crop house raid

THE seizure of 190 cannabis plants valued at up to $640,000 from a Frankston Heights property may put a small dent in the supply of illicit drugs in the city. Detective Acting Senior Sergeant Jayson ...

Stolen car goes wrong way

POLICE say it was “very lucky no one was killed” when a stolen car was driven south on the northbound lanes of Peninsula Link, early Monday 9 January. The Subaru Impreza, stolen in Cranbourne, was sp...

Teens arrested after car thefts, burglaries

TEENAGE car thieves – some as young as 13 – have been arrested by Frankston detectives after more than 10 cars were broken into in Langwarrin last week and a stolen car was driven at a resident. The ...