Charges follow home invasion 

A MORNINGTON man is expected to be charged with home invasion and aggravated burglary on Wednesday afternoon after a break-in to a Frankston North house, 3.45am, yesterday (Tuesday 4 April). Detectiv...

Battery to blame for SES fire

A FAULTY battery is believed to have caused the fire which destroyed a Chelsea SES transport vehicle last Wednesday (29 March). A Kingston Council worker saw smoke coming from a garage at Bonbeach Re...

Parking dispute punch

A PATTERSON Lakes man was punched to the back of the head during a parking dispute, 10.30am, Sunday 2 April. The man told Chelsea police he parked his car in a loading zone at Harbour Plaza shopping ...

Deception charges

A SEAFORD woman allegedly attempted to use stolen credit cards to pay for 50 litres of petrol and various items at an Aspendale Gardens service station. All were declined. When the attendant requeste...

Season for art show

AUTUMN darkness may be falling but the Mentone-Mordialloc Art Group is brightening up its walls at the Mentone Activity Centre. The group’s Autumn Members Exhibition is being held 6-13 April, 10am-4p...

Better later than never

ONE of a group of intoxicated men who allegedly caused trouble inside a Chelsea Heights McDonald’s and then loitered outside, vandalising trees and smashing windows at a Wells Rd unit block and a nea...

Dog bites man

AN Aspendale man being chase near Peninsula Link allegedly punched and kicked a police dog before it bit him on the right shoulder and face. The man, 26, appeared at Frankston Magistrates’ Court on M...

Hotel: Two the limit

A BID to build a four-storey apartment building at the Mentone Hotel car park site has been knocked back by Kingston Council. Councillors voted to halt a design and development overlay process at the...

‘Narrow’ vote on Bay Trail

A MAJORITY of Kingston councillors want a section of Beach Rd to be narrowed to build the Mentone to Mordialloc part of the Bay Trail. The Kingston leg of the shared pathway for cyclists and walkers ...