Baxter, Pines snare coach, players

SOCCER BAXTER and Frankston Pines have hit the ground running with preparations for next season. Last week Baxter announced that Robert Mathieson was the new assistant to head coach George Hughes whi...

Moorooduc let Long Island off the hook

PENINSULA MOOROODUC have failed to make the most of a poor Long Island innings as the first two day clashes of the 2018/19 MPCA season took place. Andrew Tweddle top scored for Long Island with a low...

Bonbeach crowned aerobic champions

BONBEACH Primary School returned from the Gold Coast with silver and gold medals from the School Aerobic National Championships on Saturday 25 August. It’s the second year that the school has had an ...

Naval Base to be supplied with mains water

ACCORDING to present calculations the naval base at Westernport will be supplied with water by the new year. While the main efforts of the Water Commission have been concentrated on providing the sup...

Dog used to teach social skills to children

PSYCHOLOGIST Vanessa Thiele has chosen to use a dog as the main character of a book aimed at fostering children’s “social and emotional intelligence, work ethic and grit”. Thiele says these are “mind...

Court show after t-shirt win

BACK in April, Basketball Victoria ran a competition for the best redesign of the Hoop Time All Star grand final winner and runners up t-shirts for 2018. Getting into the action, two Mt Eliza Primary...

New charge after escape bid

A HASTINGS man awaiting sentence in Frankston Magistrates’ Court last week allegedly jumped from the dock and fled before being recaptured early next morning. Caleb Pavlovic, 20 years old, was facing...

Putting a stop to poverty

COMMUNITY Support Frankston and the Frankston Homelessness Network have joined forces to hold an event commemorating Anti-Poverty Week. The event, held on 18 October, was designed to encourage member...

Recruiting for the lollipop guild

FRANKSTON Council is on the lookout for more than 20 school crossing supervisors to help children get home safely from school. Frankston mayor Cr Colin Hampton said that the job would make for an exc...