Thousands forecast for Mordi Fest

ELECTRIC Fields and The Black Sorrows are set to headline this year’s Mordialloc Food, Wine and Music Festival, which will take place this Saturday and Sunday (3-4 March) at Peter Scullin Reserve. Cl...

The 78-Storey Treehouse

ANDY and Terry’s treehouse just keeps on growing. With yet another 13 levels, it’s now got a Scribbletorium, a high-security potato chip storage facility (guarded by one very angry duck!) and even an...

Jet ski rider dies

A JET ski rider died after falling into the Patterson River, Carrum on Monday 26 February. Police said a report will be prepared for the coroner after the man’s body was found, 6pm, to try to determi...

Tools go in raid

POWER tools valued at $4050 were stolen from builders working on a pavilion at Mordialloc Football Netball Club, McDonald Street, Mordialloc, overnight, Tuesday 20 February. Police recovered some of ...

Robbery damages shops

BAKERY workers alerted police after hearing a loud bang and seeing a four-wheel-drive being reversed through the front glass window of a charcoal chicken shop in Centre-Dandenong Road, Dingley, 5am, ...

Help for the homeless rewarded

VOLUNTEER organisation Donation Chain has been recognised at a Frankston Council meeting with a certificate of appreciation for their extensive work in supporting disadvantaged people within the regi...

Builder for preschool

WORKS are set to begin on the new Acacia Avenue Preschool in Mentone after Kingston Council appointed a Kingston builder to complete the exciting $2.189million community project. Mayor Cr Steve Staik...

Storm over termite trouble

TERMITE-RIDDLED classrooms at Bonbeach Primary School have seen pupils taught in a staff room amid cramped conditions. Some frustrated parents have been flagging the termites infestation in crumbling...

Rock climbing talent on the up

FRANKSTON and the Mornington Peninsula have quietly seen a rise in junior rock climbing talent. A Carrum Downs indoor climbing gym at Bayside Rock Climbing has become a base camp for state and nation...

Greening wins FFA Cup tie in extra time

SOCCER GOALSCORING legend David Greening led Somerville Eagles to a nailbiting FFA Cup upset over Balmoral at Somerville Secondary College on Saturday. The man dubbed “The Green Machine” scored in th...