Usually dominant Baxter looks shaky

PROVINCIAL BAXTER is outside of the MPCA Provincial top four for the first time in a long time after losing its second straight match on Saturday against Pearcedale. Baxter has been the dominant side...

Private Wilcox invalided home from the war

ON Monday last Mr A. G. Wilcox returned to his home in Frankston. After being on active service for fifteen months Private Wilcox was invalided to Australia. We congratulate the soldier on his safe r...

Scammer alert

COMPUTER users are being advised to watch out for scammers who call to say that “some issues with your computer” mean they must have access. Computer repairer pcplanIT, of Diane St, Morni...

‘Light hearted’ look at polio

AUTHOR Fran Henke realised the need for a book outlining the latest expert advice for polio survivors after attending a conference in Sydney last year. “Experts from around the world were speak...

No growing pains for newborn trees

A TREE planting project is taking root in Montague Park to celebrate Frankston’s newest and youngest arrivals. The Birth Tree Project, implemented by Rotary Peninsula 2.0 and Frankston Council ...

Another lap for swim directors

TWO out of five board members of a company set up by Frankston Council that manages two aquatic centres have been reappointed for three years by councillors. Peninsula Leisure Pty Ltd directors Rosea...

Pools closed at PARC

A PLUMBING problem has forced the shutdown of pools at the Peninsula Aquatic Recreation Centre until the end of the month. The PARC learn-to-swim pool, aquatic playground and 50-metre pool were close...

Car windows smashed

A MAN was arrested last week after allegedly using a brick to smash his way into cars parked at Frankston Hospital. Police will allege the former Frankston man, now living in Horsham, damaged up to s...

Learn how to restart a heart

EVERY day across Victoria 16 people need emergency care because their heart stops beating. Paramedics across Victoria last Monday (16 October) helped people understand what to do in a life-threatenin...

Basketball stadium deal still in doubt

A SPECIAL meeting of councillors on Wednesday (25 October) may decide the fate of an $12 million upgrade to the Frankston Basketball Stadium. The project has been mired in bitter disagreement between...