Silky champion joins ‘300 club’

PENINSULA LEAGUE KARINGAL champion Michael Burke played his 300th game on Sunday against Frankston YCW. The six-time best and fairest winner, premiership player and league medallist became only the 1...

‘Olympic’ away day win for Hillmen

NEPEAN LEAGUE RED Hill made it two wins on the trot on Saturday when it dominated for much of the afternoon to beat Rosebud at Olympic Park for the first time since 1985. Rosebud led inside the first...

Fire witnesses

POLICE are requesting public assistance in finding the cause of the fire which destroyed a Langwarrin house, 2am, Thursday 13 April. Detective Sergeant Gary Richards, of Frankston CIU, said later tha...

‘Fake’ rifle arrest

A FRANKSTON man allegedly “waving around” an imitation firearm with telescope in Cheltenham, 2pm, Thursday 13 April, will be charged on summons. A witness called police to report the Mallee Ct man, 4...

Short but sweet film set for Cannes

A TOUCHING short film by Mt Eliza filmmaker Michael Raso will screen at the internationally renowned Cannes Film Festival next month. His six-minute entry, Solitude, sponsored by the American Pavilio...

Roped into a more lawful way of life

LEARNING the ropes takes on a new meaning when it’s backed by a court order. For the past 10 years many young offenders have been “sentenced” to teaming up with police to take on the challenges posed...

Heater blamed for Centrelink fire

A FIRE at the Centrelink offices in Frankston last week was probably caused by a portable heater igniting flammable material, firefighters say. The Frankston brigade responded to an alarm and “multip...