Strikers down Pines, Seaford wins again

SOCCER PENINSULA Strikers gave themselves a lifeline by winning Saturday’s State 2 South-East derby 2-0 against Frankston Pines at Monterey Reserve. It was only the club’s second win in a season of t...

Sharks slip up in sluggish conditions

DIVISION ONE LADDER leaders Sorrento Sharks succumbed to Bonbeach in a shock loss at home this Saturday in wet and windy weather. Bonbeach, who have struggled with inconsistency all through the seaso...

Somerville resident farewelled

THE news of Mrs George Gomm’s death, which took place at her residence last Sunday, was received with deep regret by a large circle of friends. Mrs Gomm was an old resident of Somerville and had been...

Changing schools can be a backward step

CHANGING schools can have a detrimental effect on a student’s mental health and academic performance. Exploring the effects of “school transition on student wellbeing” formed the basis of a talk give...

Guitar returned

A STOLEN guitar was returned to its rightful owner thanks to a tip-off from a shop owner. Police said a Frankston Local Cash Sales manager called the Frankston Crime Investigation Unit after “a suspi...

Furniture thief nabbed

AN unsanctioned removalist who stole furniture from two homes for sale in Seaford over the past two months (“‘Everything’ goes”, The Times 5/7/18) has been arrested by police. Frankston Detective Sen...

‘Hero’ hailed after fire rescue

A QUICK acting neighbour has been hailed a hero after rescuing a 12-year-old girl from a home ablaze in Frankston South’s Seaview Road at about 11pm on Wednesday night (4 July). Chris Raynor ran to t...

Access for all celebrated

IMPROVED disability access across the Frankston region was celebrated last week when Frankston Council’s Disability and Access Inclusion Committee (DAIC) marked its 30th anniversary. The mayor Cr Col...