Toppling a minister

IF you’re unhappy with decisions made by the state planning minister, try to get him sacked through the ballot box. At least that’s the thinking of Mornington Peninsula Shire councillor David Gill. C...

Jail after Frankston assault, kidnapping

A FRANKSTON man who pleaded guilty to charges of kidnapping, armed robbery, sexual assault, making threats to kill, intentionally causing injury, dangerous driving causing serious injury, trespass an...

Chase ends in arrest

POLICE patrolling Skye Rd quickly did a U-turn when they spotted a car with stolen number plates, 8pm, Sunday 21 January, and then chased the alleged driver on foot when he ran into Karingal Hub shop...

Car burnt out

A CAR parked overnight near Frankston Hospital was burnt out by a would-be thief, 5.30pm, Tuesday 23 January. The red Mazda 323 was in a street near the George Pentland Botanic Gardens when its side ...

Man charged following Frankston carjacking

Police have charged a man following an alleged incident in Frankston on Monday. An 18-year-old Skye woman was injured after her car was stolen on Frankston-Cranbourne Road about 7.30pm. A police car ...

Teen robbed at knifepoint

A TEENAGER walking home through Edithvale Recreation Reserve had his watch stolen by another youth holding a knife, 12.20am, Sunday 21 January. The victim, 16, told police three teenagers shouted at ...

Cars damaged

A YOUTH allegedly went on a rampage in Albert St, Mordialloc, damaging 10 cars as he walked towards McDonald St, 6.30am, Friday 19 January. The Mordialloc youth, 17, allegedly kicked the side mirrors...

NBN delays ‘just not good enough’: MP

MP for Isaacs and shadow Attorney-General Mark Dreyfus has hit out at delays in the NBN rollout. Mr Dreyfus, who is also Shadow Minister for National Security, said Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull in...

Works get artist’s ideas across

ARTIST Joseph Rayner will display 35 works at the first exhibition for the year at St Nicholas Church, Mordialloc, 3-11 February. An opening celebration will be held 6.30pm, Saturday 3 February. The ...