Car teeters over ledge

A WOMAN reversing her car up a steep driveway in Frankston South may have panicked and hit the accelerator instead of the brake, causing her car to roll forward and teeter alarmingly over the edge of...

Towie loses arm

A TOW TRUCK driver winching aboard a broken down car on Peninsula Link had his arm ripped off when his rig was struck by a speeding motorist, 3.30pm, Tuesday 14 November. The 30-year-old Hampton Park...

Arrow’s end a new start for suites

A COMPANY ending its business life in Carrum Downs is handing over a parting gift to help new starts in the Frankston region. Car components manufacturer Australian Arrow, a subsidiary of Yazaki, is ...

Rooftop protest for refugees

WHILE the federal government repeatedly refuses New Zealand’s offer to provide a home for 150 Manus Island refugees, activists have staged a protest over the Hastings office of Flinders Liberal MP Gr...

Young St bus space ‘shemozzle’

Bickering widens over space for buses along the street THERE are no plans to widen road lanes for two-way traffic along Young St despite concerns there is not enough space for buses to pass parked ve...

Hampton happy to be mayor again

LOVE and camaraderie were in the air as veteran councillor Colin Hampton was confirmed as Frankston’s new mayor despite “a difficult 12 months” between councillors. A 5-2 majority of councillors vote...

Crashers assault guests, ruin party fun

GATE-CRASHERS who attended an out-of-control 16th birthday party in Langwarrin used batons and metal bars to assault and terrorise guests, 10.30pm, Friday 10 November. Police said members of the main...

Life and times of legendary Bob Dylan

AN uncanny likeness of His Bobness is heading down the highway to visit Kingston as part of a state tour celebrating the life, times and music of Bob Dylan. DYLANesque – The Bob Dylan Story wil...