Saving lives around the world

A SURGEON based at Frankston Hospital also leads another medical life — as a specialist medical officer in the Royal Australian Navy. Commander Ian Young has been deployed several times to war zones ...

Drawing readers to comics day

A DAY offering free comics to promote the writing and art form that began in the US before making its way to Melbourne is now arriving in Frankston. The Comic Place will host Frankston’s first Free C...

Chain pain for rider

Somerville Highway Patrol officers intercepted a motorbike in Brunel Road, Somerville at 2am on Monday 16 April because a blue tape altered its number plate. The rider was not keen to speak to police...

Kids on board

A woman had her car impounded after she was allegedly caught drink driving with children in the car at Frankston in the afternoon on Friday 13 April. Frankston police saw a red Toyota sedan driving c...

Police car rammed

A CAR with stolen plates rammed a police car at about 1.45am on Cranbourne Road, Frankston on Friday 13 April. The vehicle took off at high speed and evaded police who decided not to pursue since it ...

Driver hits the gas

A DRUNK driver took out a gas meter and power pole after careening out of control on Towerhill Road, Frankston at 5pm on Sunday 15 April. The road was cordoned off as CFA firefighters arrived to cont...

CEO knocks back pay hike

FRANKSTON Council’s highest-paid employee has turned down a pay rise. Councillors conducted council CEO Dennis Hovenden’s annual performance review last month and collectively decided his performance...

Murphy back for second election fight

IT’S on. Again. Labor has chosen its candidate to contest the seat of Dunkley at the federal election when it is called. Peta Murphy, a lawyer, will again face off against Liberal MP Chris Crewther w...

Boss needed for op shop

OPPORTUNITY knocks for a volunteer keen to help lead the RSPCA Victoria op shop in Chelsea. The animal welfare charity that works to prevent cruelty to animals is looking for a volunteer team leader ...