X-rays show cracks after quarry jump

A MT ELIZA boy was lucky not to suffer spinal injuries when he landed awkwardly after jumping from a 20-metre cliff at Moorooduc quarry, Mt Eliza, last week. Vincent Davies, 12, was swimming with fri...

Boxing legend championed

A CHAMPION was recognised by thousands of well-wishers at the unveiling of boxer Johnny Famechon in Ballam Park on Sunday (21 January). The 2.5-high metre bronze sculpture was unveiled in an emotiona...

Police seek pair

TWO men allegedly involved in a theft at Frankston on Friday 17 November are being sought by police. About 3.50pm, the men called into a Beach St store before one left with a $1400 printer without ma...

Cafe moves in at yacht club

A COMMERCIAL cafe on the lower ground floor of the building partially leased by the Frankston Yacht Club is paying a minimal “peppercorn” rent to Frankston Council. Boomtown Barbecue last month moved...

Drivers nabbed on mobiles

AN anomaly in the way drug driver statistics are recorded mistakenly showed there were no drivers under the influence of drugs caught during a Christmas and New Year period police operation. Operatio...

Neighbours ‘fume’ over factory noise

FRUSTRATED neighbours of a polystyrene making factory in Seaford have vented concerns about noise and pollution that have been repeatedly investigated by authorities over the past four years. Residen...

Readers kept in suspense

THE top 10 books borrowed from Frankston libraries last year reveal local readers have a passion for suspense thrillers. Frankston Council revealed library members are thrill seekers when deciding to...

Councillor gift form questioned

A GIFT declared by a Frankston councillor has caused a stink at council after council management questioned the appropriateness of the gift. Cr Steve Toms declared he received a bottle of Issey Miyak...

ATM stolen in ram raid

A FREE-standing ATM containing a “quantity of cash” was snatched from Frankston Village shopping centre, early morning Wednesday 17 January. Detective Sergeant Paul Mealia, of Frankston CIU, said a v...