Happy ending follows housing plea

A PENSIONER’S fears that he could be evicted from his fourth rental property in as many years struck a chord with readers – and it seems help is at hand. Larry (surname withheld) said he feared becom...

Baxter prepares for centenary

BAXTER will celebrate its centenary on Sunday 6 May and, to mark the occasion, Baxter Residents and Traders Progress Action Committee will hold a shindig at Baxter Primary School on Sunday 18 March. ...

Bushland set alight

A MAN seen near bushland is believed to have started a fire behind the football clubrooms at Jubilee Park reserve, 10.10am, Tuesday 13 February. The fire near Nursery Avenue, Frankston, burnt through...

No cigarette: punched

A COCKATOO man smoking under a footbridge on the Frankston foreshore received a fractured cheekbone and other facial injuries when he was set upon by four men, 10.10pm, Sunday 28 January. Detective S...

Body found in bay

A MAN’S body was spotted by a passer-by floating in the bay at the base of Olivers Hill, 6.30am, Wednesday 14 February. Water Police retrieved the body. The circumstances surrounding the man’s death ...

Mobile kitchen help gets knocked back

A REVEREND named a Citizen of the Year by Frankston Council last year says he is disappointed council will not financially support a mobile kitchen trailer to dish out meals to homeless and disadvant...

Train ‘pain’ on line

NEWLY available data proves what long-suffering Frankston line commuters have often suspected – the train line is the most unreliable across the Melbourne metropolitan network. Public Transport...

Safe harbour gets the green light

ENVIRONMENTAL investigations will begin with a view to building a safe boat harbour for vessels during heavy weather at Olivers Hill. Federal Dunkley Liberal MP Chris Crewther announced this month th...

384 years of togetherness

LOVE is in the air at Baptcare’s Peninsula View Community in Moorooduc Highway, Frankston South. Nine couples living in the aged care community have been married a total of 384 years. Peninsula...

Roundabout way to safety

WITH a recent history that includes 17 crashes requiring emergency services, the intersection of Western Port Highway and Robinsons Road, Langwarrin, is receiving an overdue upgrade. A roundabout at ...