Premier hints at hospital help

PREMIER Daniel Andrews has given a tantalising hint of his government’s support for the ambitious Frankston Hospital redevelopment project. Mr Andrews was guest speaker at a “business brunch” held at...

Fake $50 notes have same serial number

A MAN who handed over fake $50 notes at an outdoors store in Mornington may have handed over another fake note at a Berwick fast-food outlet. Senior Constable Jacinta Allen, of Mornington Peninsula C...

Skye pursuit

SOMERVILLE Highway Patrol police arrested a man after a pursuit in Skye last Saturday night (23 June). Highway patrol members first spotted a Volkswagens Golf, displaying false number plates, driving...

Washed up tinny taken on ‘joyride’

THOUSANDS of dollars that could have been splashed out on a search and rescue operation off Frankston beach was saved thanks to CCTV surveillance cameras near the foreshore. When a 4-metre tinny cont...

Kindness a winter warmer

WINTER is here and with it cold, biting weather that means sparing a thought for the homeless and disadvantaged struggling to stay warm. Community Support Frankston, partnering with Frankston Council...

Kayakers in bay ‘rescue’

MT ELIZA man Bill Robinson got a shock when he saw what he thought was a man’s body floating face down in the water off Sunnyside beach last week. The retired veterinary surgeon, 74, was on a regular...

Caravan for food cravings and training

EIGHTIES pop culture inspired Work for the Dole participants to convert a Millard Caravan into a food outlet for youngsters being trained in hospitality. Seaford’s Envision Employment Services handed...

New page for parking

A NEW automated parking system for Frankston Arts Centre and Frankston Library visitors will ease some of the squeeze on car parking in central Frankston. The mayor Cr Colin Hampton said the new syst...

Swim teacher ‘best in state’

A FRANKSTON swim teacher has been named the state’s Swim Teacher of the Year. Tabitha Cauchy, a swim teacher at the Peninsula Aquatic and Recreation Centre (PARC), won the 2018 Swim Teacher of the Ye...

New code for gifts

FRANKSTON councillors have agreed to a revised code of conduct as part of an annual review of behavioural guidelines. Changes to the code include a voluntary lowering of the dollar value at which cou...