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 ...

Phone scam

POLICE are warning people to beware of a phone scam that has been doing the rounds. Detectives are aware of two victims that have been scammed out of large amounts of money. The victims received a ph...

Junior leaders for the future

A NEW civic leader has donned mayoral robes with Parktone Primary School pupil Alice Roberts elected Kingston’s new junior mayor. Alice won office after pupils from primary schools across the municip...

Freeway on the way

IT looks like it is full speed ahead for the construction of the Mordialloc Bypass linking the Mornington Peninsula Freeway in Aspendale Gardens to the Dingley Bypass in Dingley Village. Two contract...

Gulls strike late in Western Port clash

BASKETBALL CHELSEA Gulls have run over the top of the Western Port Steelers and claimed third spot on the ladder after round eight of the Big V men’s division one league. The Steelers were coming off...

Ducks continue undefeated run

MORDIALLOC Ducks remain as the only club in the EL division of the Melbourne Winter Baseball league to keep their undefeated status intact after a dominant victory over the Croydon Rams on Saturday 1...

Paterson resigns, king Kuol rules

SOCCER PENINSULA Strikers’ senior coach Jamie Paterson resigned last Wednesday morning and assistant coach Lenny Greenan has been appointed in a caretaker capacity. Paterson’s decision took the State...