Pier bill nears million mark

REPAIRS to Seaford Pier will cost $900,000 so it can be fully reopened to the public. State Carrum Labor MP Sonya Kilkenny announced last Wednesday (23 May) that restoration works to replace damaged ...

Samaritans rally to pensioner’s plight

GOOD Samaritans have rallied to help a pensioner who feared becoming homeless because of rising rents and limited housing stock. First, a reader offered him a suitable place to live rent-free and now...

Creek ‘leading light’ remembered

A LEADING light of the Kananook Creek Association has been honoured by volunteers at a tree planting ceremony on the banks of the creek in Seaford. KCA members and friends of Yvonne Sisson, known as ...

Drug drivers nabbed

A ROADSIDE sweep called Operation Nemesis is nabbing drink and drug drivers in Frankston and across the Mornington Peninsula on Friday and Saturday evenings. Specific locations and times are targeted...

Meter man arrested

A SEAFORD man, 42, was last week charged with 25 counts of theft relating to stolen water meters committed between 3 December and 13 February in Frankston, Frankston North, Seaford and Carrum Downs. ...

Retirement homes burgled

A 22-YEAR-OLD Frankston man who allegedly stole jewellery, credit cards and personal property from retirement villages was arrested by police last Friday (18 May). The man was charged with five aggra...

Hospital’s health warning

MAJOR private healthcare provider Healthscope has flagged financial performance problems at Frankston Private Hospital while closing its private hospitals in Geelong and Cotham. Healthscope lodged a ...