Chipping in for Scouts trailer

MEMBERS of the 3rd Chelsea Air Scout Group are all smiles after a substantial grant from Freemasons Foundation Victoria, along with its own fundraising and support from the Chelsea community, allowed...

Boy terrorised

A 12-YEAR-old boy was repeatedly manhandled, threatened and intimidated by two teenagers who stole his watch in a Parkdale street, 5pm, Wednesday 22 March. The boy was walking to the station along Co...

Dredging begins again

DREDGING in and around Mordialloc Creek’s entrance will begin this week to clear natural sand build-up, a hazard for recreational and commercial boat operators. “The works form part of Parks Victoria...

Big clean-up after fire

PATTERSON Lakes Library and Community Centre will be repainted and each of the 13,947 books individually cleaned before the centre reopens on Monday (3 April). The major clean-up follows a fire last ...

Home alone

A TEENAGER at home alone in Mentone quickly rang his father, who had just left, when two intruders jumped a side fence and forced the house’s back door open, 2.15pm, Thursday 23 March. The boy later ...

Bus stop bashing

A MAN sitting at a bus stop in Mordialloc on Saturday night (25 March) was brutally bashed by three men from a group of eight-10 men and women who got off the Smart bus. The man, 23, of Aspendale, wa...

Wetlands warning on level

RARE species of bird that migrate to the Edithvale-Seaford Wetlands and other endangered wildlife could be further threatened if rail under road is built at Bonbeach and Edithvale. The state governme...

Seal ‘attacked by dogs’

WILDLIFE officers from the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning want to hear from anyone who saw dogs attacking a seal on Edithvale beach last week. The alleged attack occurred after 7...

Food waste to be recycled

MORE than half a million tonnes of food and garden waste will be diverted from Melbourne landfills to a new composting facility as part of a deal with 13 councils including Kingston and Frankston fro...

Search for missing woman Isabella Hancock

Police are appealing for public assistance to help locate Isabella Hancock. The 25-year-old was last seen in the Frankston Botanical Gardens about 5pm on 24 March. Police and family have concerns for...