Call for government to control jet skis

IT is the height of the summer holidays and the roar of jet skis is the background noise at many Mornington Peninsula beaches. Rye and Safety Beach are two of the main launching places for what are o...

Woman airlifted after Somerville crash

A WOMAN in her early 20s was airlifted to The Alfred hospital from Somerville oval last week after the car in which she was a passenger crashed into a power pole. After being assessed she was found t...

Inquiries on Ambassador incident

A STABBING was reported to Frankston Police at the notorious Ambassador Hotel site on 8 December. Police were called to the infamous hotel at 2am. They said nobody was willing to help them with their...

Hot cars a deadly risk

DESPITE publicity and the pleas for parents to use common sense, every year in Australia more than 5000 children are rescued after being left alone in hot cars. In the year to the end of August, Ambu...

Author visiting library for LGBTQIA+ event

AUTHOR Nevo Zisin will visit Frankston Library on 4 February as part of the Midsumma Festival. The writer is coming to Frankston to speak about the book ‘Finding Nevo’, an autobiography which delves ...

Boardwalk a beach gamechanger

A new boardwalk, ramp onto the beach and special polyester matting made it easier to get wheelchairs onto the sand at Point Leo on Saturday. It was the first surf event for 2019 held by the Disabled ...

Frankston mental health funding

FEDERAL MPs Chris Crewther and Greg Hunt visited headspace Frankston on 8 January to announce a $47 million funding boost to head space’s national program. Dunkley MP Chris Crewther said the funding ...

Close call for drowning child at PARC

A YOUNG boy has survived a drowning scare at the Peninsula Aquatic Recreation Centre on 8 January. Police and ambulance were called to the centre just before 4pm when a five-year-old was pulled from ...

Rail resolution between councils signalled

FRANKSTON and Mornington councillors have met behind closed doors to discuss the plan to electrify the Frankston line to Baxter. There had been some discrepancy between Frankston and Mornington counc...