Climate not right to rejoin alliance

COUNCILLORS have decided not to rejoin an alliance of councils united against climate change since they believe Frankston Council already does enough environmental work in the climate change mitigati...

Speaker goes home

DETECTIVES were able to return a portable speaker after it was stolen from one of two youths walking home from Mt Erin College, 9pm, Wednesday 21 February. Detective Senior Constable Shaun Rampal, of...

‘Smirking’ mars council meeting

SMOOTH sailing at Frankston Council’s latest public council meeting last week was interrupted amid another clash between councillors in full view of the public and a monitor appointed to report back ...

Quarter of century helping others

A SHOP set up to help those in need has commemorated its 25th year of bringing care to the people of Frankston. The St Vincent de Paul Society Victoria, colloquially known as Vinnies, opened its Fran...

Let the joy of kite flying begin!

REMEMBER the joy of flying your first kite? The anticipation as it lifted into the air? The spark of magic as you discovered you could actually play with the wind? Well, you can experience it all aga...

To be 3D at libraries

THE future is here now at two Kingston libraries. 3D printing is accessible to library members at Parkdale Library and Westall Library. New more affordable technology means plastic can be shaped base...

Thief taps and goes

A THIEF found a credit card lost at Mentone on Friday 2 February and used it to buy items at businesses in Mentone, Cheltenham, Highett, Windsor and the Melbourne CBD. Police have released images of ...

Tradies’ tools taken

THIEVES broke into a tradie’s tool box in a Mitsubishi Triton utility parked in Mascot Avenue, Bonbeach, and stole items valued at $2050, overnight Thursday 15 February. Taken were a Stihl chainsaw, ...

Bad hair day

OFFENDERS smashed the front window of a Mentone hairdresser and stole cash and hair products, 2am, Monday 19 February. The alarm was activated at the Como Parade business and security was on the scen...

Accident advice clear

AN EMERGENCY services volunteer named City of Kingston’s Outstanding City of the Year who “has seen it all” has some simple advice for people wanting to avoid a visit from Chelsea’s SES unit. In the ...